Considering the size and diversity of the country it was felt that information regarding children's rights could be usefully disseminated through State level Workshops were held at Jaipur, Culcutta, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Jabalpur, Patna, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar and Chandigarh in the course of 1994. These State Workshops have created a board awareness of children's rights, reflected in editorials and news reports in the press and coverage through radio and television, identifying local issues for closer attention. CRC has helped in focusing attention on certain priority issues affecting children, like child labour and compulsory education.
There is also a growing awareness regarding the importance of primary education. Tamil Nadu has legislated compulsory primary education in 194. There are a number of initiatives at national and regional levels aimed at realisation of the child's rights to education.