HC orders computer edu in women’s shelter | Ahmedabad News

September 20, 2020 By [email protected]_84 Off

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat high court has ordered that young girls placed in the women’s shelter home in Palanpur should be admitted to school, if those girls are supposed to stay under protection for a long duration under court orders.
The high court also said that computer training is a basic requirement nowadays and each of the shelter home inmates be provided the training, if it’s possible. The bench of Justice Sonia Gokani and Justice N V Anjaria said, “The computer classes, if can be arranged, such training be imparted to the girls as the technical know how will be sine-qua-non for every individual in the present time as well as in the future.”
The high court issued a slew of instructions to additional district judge of Banaskantha, Robin Mogera, and asked him to implement them with consultation of the principal district judge. The directions were issued after the HC ordered to place a teenage girl in the shelter home after she refused to return to her parents after an alleged elopement. The girl is studying in Class 10.
After a brief stay in shelter home, the judges inquired with her and found out that she enjoyed her education. This led the HC to direct the district judicial authorities, “Let there be proper arrangement for the corpus to carry on formal education. For the said purpose, if there is a requirement of seeking admission in the school, for those girls who are likely to be there for a longer duration i.e. for at least one year, the same be arranged.”
The HC also ordered for necessary arrangements of video conferencing for their classes through distant learning or for vocational training. It further said, “The coaching and teaching at the institute, if is feasible, the same be arranged along with such teaching to be imparted through video conferencing.”
The high court has also asked the judges to rope in the district legal services authority and to take services of district collector and the district superintendent of police.

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