Child rights activists also stressed the importance of an independent body, especially in light of recent incidents such as the attack by four juveniles on a student and his sister in Nanguneri.
The startling figures, which appeared in the recent report, indicated that their homes were not safer for the survivors.
They told Kanoongo that the “alarming figure” has been given by the deputy chief minister T S Singhdeo, who also holds the portfolio of health department,
The advisor claimed, Kundu's death is a clear case of physical assault perpetrated on the student for which "we will recommend stringent punishment against those involved in the 'unpardonable' crime."
According to a complaint, in a girls school in Karungapally district, many children fainted during an Independence Day rally last year due to prolonged exposure to the scorching sun.
Besides the Juvenile Justice Act, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and the Indian Penal Code also make disclosing the identity of a minor victim a punishable offence, NCPCR said.
Commission said the slow pace of investigation, delay in deposition of samples with Forensic Science Laboratory and less centres for medico-legal care are the loopholes that need to be sealed.
Mission Vatsalya provides Rs 9.25 lakh for the construction of the CWC buildings. The children’s homes being constructed must have two rooms of 300 square feet each.
These courts will be in addition to the 8 courts notified to deal with cases relating to the trial of offences against children, violation of child rights and for trial of offences under POCSO act.
The committee also raised issues like students bringing phones to schools, watching adult content, and smoking as tobacco shops are nearby.
Recently, a stranger who offered her tea and biscuits, subjected her to a horrifying assault. Swathi, who now resides in a rehabilitation centre, struggles to find the words to express her ordeal.