The Anti Human Trafficking Program was started in 2011 under the leadership of our Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Dr. Probal Kanto Dutta. The program functions mainly in the North and South Dinajpur districts of West Bengal. These districts are both a source and a transit point for human trafficking, along with several other illegal activities.
The districts are situated along the borders of Bangladesh which is a hub of human trafficking. It is a poor monsoon-agriculture-dependent area. The farmers generally migrate to other cities or grow marijuana to add to their income.
The Diocese works towards curbing trafficking through the 3-Ps method: