HYDERABAD: Telangana's first 'child- friendly' police station was inaugurated at Medipally here, in association with Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA),founded by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday.

As part of the joint initiative, BBA will also organise a training session in order to raise awareness, sensitise and inform police personnel on the guidelines laid down by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for establishing child-friendly police stations, an official release said.

While highlighting the role of police in child-related issues, the organisation apprised the stakeholders on the importance of ensuring that no procedural provisions are disregarded while dealing with the distressed children, it said.

Speaking at the inaugural event, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat appreciated the efforts and role of BBA in constructing the Telangana's first child-friendly police station.