National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Child rights body asks states to stop sale of Johnson's baby shampoo after sample fails lab test

NCPCR ordered stoppage of sale of Johnson's baby shampoo and also removing the product from stock of shops after Drug Testing Laboratory, Jaipur declared it of substandard quality.

published on : 28th April 2019

NCPCR pulls up four states for not testing samples of Johnson and Johnson baby products

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in 2016 had first asked chief secretaries of five states to get J&J baby products tested in a laboratory accredited by the NABL. 

published on : 11th April 2019

Child rights panel presses government to ban PUBG game

The intervention came after the death of a nine-year-old boy in Hyderabad who was on treatment for game addiction and reportedly died due to overdose of prescription drugs.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Pulwama terror attack: NCPCR seeks exam relief for martyrs’ kids

The NCPCR suggested that the CBSE may issue a circular to schools affiliated to it to exempt children of the slain jawans from the ongoing and upcoming board exams.

published on : 16th February 2019

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights raps Odisha government over safety of kids

The government has failed to implement guidelines of Juvenile Justice Act: NCPCR member Jaswant Jain

published on : 14th December 2018

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights begins inspection of child care homes in Odisha

Along with the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, the NCPCR will visit 56 Child Care Institutions (CCIs) in Odisha and submit their report to Women and Child Development Ministry.

published on : 13th December 2018

Kids in conflict with law should get tuition: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

It has also recommended that observation homes start intervention on education soon after the child, who is in conflict with law, is referred to a home.

published on : 16th November 2018

Tutorials should be given to children in conflict with law at observation homes: NCPCR

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.

published on : 11th November 2018

Vulgar calls leave NCPCR helpline defunct for over a month; kids in distress

Sources in NCPCR said the child rights body was forced to make the number, operated as Prevention of Children from Sexual Offenses (Act) e-box helpline, non-operational last month.

published on : 21st September 2018

Fewer poll days will help teachers focus on education: Child Rights body

The NCPCR’s recommendations based on a research, which have been sent to CEC have argued that teachers should not be deployed as booth-level officers.

published on : 18th September 2018