URBAN CHILDREN (DUC)
A large number of Out of School
children are working children and they are the
Hard-to-reach group. They are the most vulnerable
and elusive group of children among the out-of
school children and hence require cautious and
concentrated attention to ensure their protection
and educational rights.
A Jyoti Kendra is set up in urban area for street and slum children of age group 6-14 years. Children are given education and then they are mainstreamed in nearby formal schools.
children who are at the railway platform,
children who commute daily from different parts to
the city (usually found in near railway platforms,
bus stands, markets, etc.), juvenile delinquents and
children of commercial sex workers