In an attempt to combat human trafficking, the West Bengal government has rolled out a scheme, Swayangsiddha, in different districts of the State. Swayangsiddha, which means self-reliance, will be executed by the West Bengal Police.
The scheme aims to empower young boys and girls to make informed choices so that they are less vulnerable to trafficking and child marriage. As the per the NCRB data, West Bengal has highest recorded case of trafficking among the States.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- West Bengal CM: Mamta Bannerjee, Governor: Keshari Nath Tripathi.