Creche for construction workers’ children opened in Delhi

July 24th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS  


New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A creche for children of construction workers was opened at the Commonwealth Games site, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here Thursday by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The Delhi Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board funded the venture operated by an NGO ‘Mobile Creches’.

“The board would facilitate setting up of more and more creches by providing financial assistance. This would ensure developmental rights of young child, with special focus on the migrant child on construction sites,” Dikshit told reporters.

The board has a corpus fund of Rs.1.5 billion, which has been accumulated with a cess on building construction activities in Delhi.

“The new cr

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