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The lawyer urged that the time had come to take action against the constant abuse so that incidents in shelter homes of Muzaffarpur and Deoria can be stopped.
The bench ordered the government to prepare a time line for taking various steps for safety and security of the inmates at shelter homes and apprise it of the time frame by the next date of hearing.
The court also directed the government to apprise it as to why CCTVs should not be installed at all the shelter homes.
The order came when a division bench comprising Chief Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale and Justice Yashwant Varma was hearing the PIL related to the Deoria shelter home case.
Referring to the Deoria shelter home case, the UP CM said the facts that had emerged in the probe indicated that if anyone was to be blamed, it was the previous governments.
The Members trouped into the Well when Speaker Hridya Narain Dikshit refused to admit an adjournment motion under rule 311 over the Deoria Shelter home issue.
The FIR was registered on the written complaint of District Probation Officer (Deoria), Prabhat Kumar, they said.
The SC bench proposed setting up of national-level and state-level committees for monitoring of shelter homes so that incidents such as the sexual assault of children in Muzaffarpur do not occur.
The SIT searched the old-age home in presence of NGO Vindya Vasini's chief and shelter home manager Girija Tripathi, the prime accused in the case, said an official.
Besides Rohan P Kanay, Rakesh Shankar, who was SP Deoria (between Sep 2017-Mar 2018) and currently posted as DIG Basti, has also been removed from his post.
While refusing to pass the gag order, the bench however, cautioned media against identifying the victims in the case.
Story of Girija Tripathi: From running a stitching centre to manager of controversial Deoria shelter home
Girija after opening a shelter home in Deoria apparently developed high profile contacts as she could be seen with leaders and officials in several photographs.
The court sought a responsible officer involved in the probe into the case to be present in the court on next hearing.
There are a total of 9,462 child care institutions in the country, out of which 7,109 are registered with the government.