SDMs designated as Child Marriage Prohibition Officers in Punjab

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Chandigarh, Sep 14 (UNI) The Punjab Government has designated Sub-Divisional Magistrates (SDMs) as Child Marriage Prohibition Officers in the state .

Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of the Social Security and Development of Women and Children Department said that all the SDMs would also perform duties and exercise powers under the prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006 Act within the areas in their respective sub-divisions.

He said that Child Development and Project Officers (CDPO) of the department in the sub-divisions would assist the Child Marriage Prohibition Officers.


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