Welfare scheme for children of incarcerated parents ‘unsatisfactory, inaccessible’, says panel.
Only 53 per cent of CCIs in the State have a counsellor's report or case history of each child, and only 66 per cent have initial reports of interaction with the children.
As per the direction, collectors will have to organise special awareness drives for identification of vulnerable children and their families in all urban local bodies under their districts.
Odisha is among worst performing five states where over 60 per cent shelter homes lack adequate measures to prevent abuse.
In the letter, the officials from the Central Board of Secondary Education have been asked to appear before the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on November 9.
The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) for the first time has constituted an International Journal of Child Rights.
Apex child rights' body is seized of the issue, highlighted by a recent industry report and non-government organizations (NGOs) working on related matters.
If schools are not opened, there is a chance of children falling prey to child labour, trafficking, and child marriage, the commission said.
45 private schools in Delhi summoned by child rights panel for allegedly denying books to EWS students
The DCPCR received complaints that the children had not been given books by these private schools since April.
State forum for protecting children’s rights plans change in rules in schemes for children of incarcerated parents.
In fact, the NCPCR, the country's apex child rights' body, reported to authorities some reports claiming otherwise, Priyank Kanoongo said.
This will be the first such committee in the national capital which will monitor the functioning of all the School Management Committees (SMC).
The audit, carried out for a two-year period by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), surveyed 26,071 schools — both public and private —in 201 districts across 12 states.
The other major reason for distress were financial concern and uncertainty about the future.
The NCPCR said it had received a complaint regarding the large gathering at the site which they said was taking place despite an advisory issued by the state and central governments.