Protection of Child Rights

Child rights department slams AAP government welfare plan

Welfare scheme for children of incarcerated parents ‘unsatisfactory, inaccessible’, says panel.

published on : 22nd November 2020

'Child care institutes in Andhra Pradesh poorly equipped', reveals audit

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.

published on : 21st November 2020

No child must sleep in open during winter: Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

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.

published on : 19th November 2020

National child rights body audit says all isn't well with care homes in Odisha

Odisha is among worst performing five states where over 60 per cent shelter homes lack adequate measures to prevent abuse.  

published on : 18th November 2020

NCPCR summons CBSE over collaboration with social media platforms for children's classes

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.

published on : 6th November 2020

Delhi child rights body to launch international journal

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) for the first time has constituted an International Journal of Child Rights.  

published on : 24th October 2020

NCPCR takes note of child labour at Delhi NCR's landfills amid 'irresponsible' e-waste dumps

Apex child rights' body is seized of the issue, highlighted by a recent industry report and non-government organizations (NGOs) working on related matters.

published on : 14th October 2020

Reopen schools, make 2020-21 exam-free year: Karnataka child rights Panel

If schools are not opened, there is a chance of children falling prey to child labour, trafficking, and child marriage, the commission said.

published on : 9th October 2020

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.

published on : 21st September 2020

Kids of jailed parents in Delhi to get better welfare

State forum for protecting children’s rights plans change in rules in schemes for children of incarcerated parents.

published on : 12th September 2020

No rise in complaints of crimes against children during lockdown: NCPCR chief

In fact, the NCPCR, the country's apex child rights' body, reported to authorities some reports claiming otherwise, Priyank Kanoongo said.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Special cell created by Delhi child rights panel for better monitoring of schools

This will be the first such committee in the national capital which will monitor the functioning of all the School Management Committees (SMC).

published on : 9th August 2020

Dilapidated buildings, no mid-day meals: Audit exposes state of India schools

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.

published on : 24th July 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: Delhi child rights body's helpline gets nearly 19,000 calls in six days

The other major reason for distress were financial concern and uncertainty about the future.

published on : 14th April 2020

Dissent in times of COVID-19: NCPCR seeks report on Shaheen Bagh protest

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.

published on : 18th March 2020
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