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In a survey of 50 observation homes across the country, the NCPCR said it was found that considerable percentage of children are either school drop outs or have never gone to a school.
Detectives said the girls devised the plot while watching "scary" movies at one of their houses over the weekend.
The objections raised by most CCIs were regarding the infrastructure and manpower part that the act envisaged for CCIs.
A 17-year-old boy, who has been charged with the murder of a vegetable vendor, will be tried as an adult by the Principal Magistrate of Juvenile Justice Board in Warangal.
In the recent incident, five juveniles escaped from a remand home in Purnea after allegedly killing the caretaker and a fellow inmate.
Five inmates of Bihar juvenile home escape after shooting warden, fellow inmate dead; judicial probe ordered
The two juveniles who perpetrated the crime brandished the pistol at the watchman and forced him to open the gate before escaping with three other juveniles
The house had come on the radar of officials only six months ago for pushing over 30 children into beggary.
Absence of a head for five years, and shortage of staff in the Child Welfare Committee is delaying justice for affected children .
Reports of sexual abuse of three boys at a remand home for juveniles here came to the fore following which police registered case against seven inmates today.
The boys were playing carrom till midnight on Monday and around 2.30 am they intentionally picked a fight among themselves to attract the attention of the guards.
Justice Deepak Gupta said falling morality in society and pornography are some of the reasons behind the growing sexual assault cases involving children.
Barely six months after eight juveniles under remand at the juvenile home for boys in Madiwala in the city escaped after cutting through the iron grill installed in the toilets, nine boys pulled off.
Juvenile convicts can't be given death penalty for every case of rape, murder: Justice Madan B Lokur
Among those present at the function were Supreme Court Judge Dipak Gupta, MP High Court Chief Justice Hemant Gupta and other legal luminaries.
It is crucial to prioritise safe and supportive environments for children as they grow up so that they can become productive members of an inclusive society, she said.
It is common for juvenile boys who come for their hearing at the Juvenile Court at Nampally to be seen lying on the floor in a drunken state.