National Child Labour Project (NCLP):-

  • In Tamil Nadu, National Child Labour Projects(NCLP) are functioning in 15 Districts viz., Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Dharmapuri, Erode, Krishnagiri, Kancheepuram, Namakkal, Thoothukkudi, Tirunelveli, Trichy, Thiruvannamalai, Salem, Vellore and Virudhunagar Districts.

  • As on 31.05.2015, 10,832 erstwhile child labourers and out of school children were studying in 259 Special Training Centres.

  • So far 98,155 children were mainstreamed into regular schools from the inception of the project.

  • Stipend of Rs.150/- p.m., Educational Materials, Free Medical Check up etc. are provided to NCLP children.

  • Free Uniform, Text book, Bag, Chart, Cheppal, Teaching learning materials, free Bus Pass to the needy children and Mid-day Meal with egg are provided by the State Government to all the NCLP Children.