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In addition to the attached report, Ruchika provided information about the characteristics of children attending the Train Platform Schools:
·Kind of children coming to train platform schools:
The children attending classes are mostly orphans, runaway from poverty/hunger, abandoned by their parents, handicapped, abused earlier by family/teachers and drop outs from schools.
·Occupations followed by these children:
A variety of occupations are noticed to have been followed by these children such as, rag picking, hawking, selling tea, shoe polishing, picking up and selling discarded bottles, newspapers etc. and, even reserving seats for passengers in the compartments.
I am happy to inform all of you that Mrs. Inderjit Khurana, Secretary of the Ruchika Social Service Organisation has been selected to receive National Award for Children Welfare on 14th November 2005. She will be receiving this award in New Delhi on the occasion of Children's Day from the Minister, Human Resource Development, Government of India.
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