West Bengal Task Force and RRRI of Women and Children

West Bengal Task Force & RRRI of Women & Children

Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare

Govt. of West Bengal

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Child Development and Women Dev. and Social Welfare Department
Bikash Bhavan, North Block, 10th Floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700 091
No:                                                                                     Dated, Kolkata, 8th January 2016
Trafficking of human beings, especially of women and children, is one of the fastest growing trades, generating unaccountable profits annually.
With the objective of prevention, rescue, safe return and ensuring speedy repatriation of victims of trafficking between states, in the states and with Bangladesh the Government of West Bengal has set up State Task Force on combating human Trafficking.
The Governor is, pleased to reconstitute the State Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking for the State of West Bengal, consisting of the following officials and functionaries:
Name /Designation Status in the West
Bengal Task Force
1 Secretary, Dept. of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal Chairperson
2 Deputy Secretary/joint Secretary, Dept. of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal Member
3 Director, Directorate of Child Rights & Trafficking Member Convenor
4 Deputy Director, Directorate of Child Rights & Trafficking Member
5 I.G., Sashatra Seema Bal Member
6 D.I.G, Criminal Investigation Department Member
7 7 Joint CP Crime, Kolkata Police Member
8 Superintendent of Railway Police, Howrah Member
9 Joint Secretary, Home F & NRI Department Member
10 Commissioner, Labour Department Member
11 Commissioner, Panchayat and Rural Development Department Member
12 Secretary, State Legal Service Authority Member
13 Representative, Border security Force, eastern Regional Office Member
14 Counsellor, Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh, Kolkata Member
15 Senior Scientist, National Informatics Center Member
16 Dr. Bipasha Roy, Child Rights Activist & Ex-Member Juvenile Justice Board Member
17 Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Member
18 Eastern Regional Head, Child Line India Foundation Member
19 Executive Director, Jayaprakash Institute of Social Change Member
20 Senior Representative, International Justice Mission Member
21 Senior Representative, Sanlaap Member
The terms of reference of the said State Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking in respect of West Bengal shall be as follows: -
  • To generate awareness on Human Trafficking at the district and state level.
  • To disseminate and exchange information with Non-Govt. Organizations, Police and Government Dept. within West Bengal, with other states and neighbouring countries to ensure safe return and integration of trafficked victims from Maharashtra.
  • To support the relevant authorities and focal points to expedite the repatriation process of children of neighbouring countries with special focus on Bangladesh according to the agreed time frame .
  • To monitor and up-date information regarding the movement and placement of child victims in West Bengal.
  • To monitor, oversee and expedite the repatriation process within West Bengal, as well as other states & neighbouring countries.
  • To maintain regular liaison with Maharshtra Task Force, National Task Force and Bangladesh Task Force.
By Order of the Governor
(Roshni Sen)
Secretary, Women & Child
Development and Social Welfare,
Govt. of West Bengal &
Chairperson of State Task Force
for West Bengal on Rescue,
Safe Return, Repatriation and

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