Child rights

Child rights panel seeks report on RTE violation 

The complainant also reportedly mentioned that these schools are using their own published books with low quality content without following NCERT curriculum as per law.

published on : 18th October 2021

Pilot project for financial help to vulnerable children launched: NCPCR

Child rights body chief Priyank Kanoongo said financial assistance of Rs 2,000 per month will be given to facilitate a safety mesh for those children who became vulnerable and are in need of care.

published on : 4th October 2021

Eight-year-old boy made part of Congress protest: Haryana Child Rights Commission issues notice

The child was made to sit in a cycle rickshaw as part of the protest and was holding a placard.

published on : 10th September 2021

Mid-day meal: DCPCR notice to North MCD

The rights body has given two weeks to the director of education, North DMC to reply to a show cause notice over the issue.

published on : 4th September 2021

Delhi child rights body to geotag all anganwadi centers in city

The rights body hopes this will strengthen the service delivery mechanism within the department as the AWCs had proved helpful in the fight against the pandemic.  

published on : 27th August 2021

Children admitted to hospital made to sit in scorching heat in MP; NCPCR seeks action

During the inauguration of an oxygen plant at the district hospital in Vidisha, the relatives of hospitalised patients and children admitted in the child ward were forcibly taken to the venue.

published on : 21st August 2021

Delhi rape: Facebook asks Rahul Gandhi to remove post revealing identity of victim's family

Following the communication from Facebook, the NCPCR withdrew its direction to the company to appear before the commission with an explanation over non-action over Gandhi's post.

published on : 17th August 2021

Revealing details about rape victim: After Twitter, NCPCR demands action against Instagram profile of Rahul Gandhi

In a letter to Facebook, the Commission said it has come across a video posted on the Instagram profile of Gandhi wherein the identity of the victim minor girl's family has been disclosed.

published on : 13th August 2021

Delhi needs child-friendly master plan, says DCPCR

The DCPCR has also asked the DDA to make plans such that all new office spaces provide amenities like creche and feeding rooms.  

published on : 12th August 2021

Christian schools saving Rs 2,500 crore by denying seats to poor in India: Child rights body

Since these schools are exempt from providing admission to children from the disadvantaged or weaker sections, they are saving on expenditure equivalent to 25% of total children.

published on : 12th August 2021

Minority schools across India violating norms, says apex child rights body in latest report

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights stressed that the minority institutions are not serving the purpose they are meant for while enjoying the benefits under the law.

published on : 10th August 2021

Delhi child rights' body sensitises welfare officials on protection of vulnerable kids

According to DCPCR, the training is focused on the Juvenile Justice Act, the POCSO Act and the dozens of Supreme Court and High Court judgments on the issues clarifying the gaps in the law.

published on : 6th August 2021

Delhi's Nangal minor rape case transferred to crime branch

Police Commissioner of Delhi, Rakesh Asthana gave the direction for the transfer of the case.

published on : 5th August 2021

Lawyer files complaint against Rahul Gandhi for disclosing Nangal rape victim's identity

This comes after the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights asked Twitter India to take action against Rahul Gandhi for tweeting a picture of the rape victim's parents.

published on : 5th August 2021

Child Rights Commission orders KSEB to ensure power supply 

The commission said electricity supply should be provided even if the wiring is completed in only one room after ensuring safety standards.

published on : 5th August 2021
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