As per the MHA’s scheme of Comprehensive Scheme for Coordinating the National and International Response to Human Trafficking including Strengthening Law Enforcement Response in India through capacity enhancement  of Responders including Training of Trainers Programme and establishment of Integrated Anti-Human Trafficking Units, Anti-Human Trafficking units have been set up in 11 Districts of Delhi and the Crime Branch.   Crime Branch is the Nodal Agency.  The Anti Human Trafficking Units have been tasked for  dealing with offences of human trafficking, ensuring an organized crime perspective, conducting rescue operations with the assistance of NGOs, ensuring a victim centric approach and for collection and development of an exhaustive database.

  The Anti-Human Trafficking Units are headed by an Assistant Commissioner of Police and consists of one Inspector and other police personnel.

In order to sensitize the police personnel  involved in combating the organized crime  of human trafficking, a three day workshop was organized by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police.  40  police personnel consisting of Addl.DCsP, ACsP, Inspectors, and Sub-Inspectors working in the field  of Anti-Human Trafficking attended  the workshop.  The workshop  began with an inaugural lecture  by Dr. P.M. Nair, Addl. DGP/CRPF and an Expert on Anti-Human Trafficking.  He spoke about the Concept of Human Trafficking, Dimensions, Challenges and responses of the Law Enforcement  Agencies to Human Trafficking. The subsequent speakers in the workshop discussed  the role of  Law Enforcement Agencies & NGOs in prevention of Human Trafficking, Investigation Techniques of cases related to Human Trafficking, Law & Court Rulings on Trafficking, Prosecution of Trafficking Crimes, Scio-psychological issues in Anti-Human Trafficking, Rescue process – Cooperation between law enforcement agencies & NGO’s and  Post-Rescue Care & attention including rehabilitation: Role of Government agencies and other stake holders.  Apart from Dr. P.M. Nair, various other speakers in the workshop  were Smt. Garima Bhatnagar, Addl.C.P./Vigilance, Shri B.S. Joon, Director, Prosecution, Shri G.S. Goraya, Prosecutor, Dr. Achal Bhagat of Apollo Hospital and Sh. Ravi Kant of NGO, Shakti Vahini.

The concluding session was attended by Sh. Sandeep Goel, Joint Commissioner of Police/Crime, Dr. Praveen Kumari Singh, Director, MHA  and Smt. Vinita Aggarwal, Director, Ministry of Women & Child  Development.


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