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Pune: Without basic facilities, Child Welfare Committee faces its own challenges

The CWC committees have been allocated two small rooms at the Pune Municipal Corporation-run Dalvi hospital where chairs and tables have been donated by an NGO, and currently, there are no computers. There is a need for repairs at the common toilet where the door does not shut properly.

Baby selling racket | He cried a lot: CWC lets infant stay with family he was ‘sold’ to

The bench of magistrates said that “separation” will adversely affect the child’s well-being and gave “interim custody” to the parents to whom the child was allegedly sold.


'Trafficked' from Ranchi, girls found in Haryana: Police, Ambala child panel face flak

Arti Kujur, chairperson of the child rights panel, has sought a detailed report from the Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) within seven days.

Appointments to 9th CWC violated rules, suggests RTI

In February, the Delhi government had issued advertisement for filling vacant posts in the existing CWC. In April and May, meetings were held for the state-level selection committee to recommend eligible candidates for the same.

Fifth Column: Relentless neglect

In today’s column, I want to draw attention specifically to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in Mumbai where I spent a morning last week in the hope of getting permission to place two street children in a private children’s home run by a Parsi trust.

Fifth column: Let’s talk about ‘parivartan’

My experience came as a harsh reminder that ‘parivartan’ has not begun to happen in officialdom despite Narendra Modi’s promise of ‘minimum government and maximum governance’.


Child Welfare Committees, Juvenile Justice Boards: What districts’ administration proposed, government disposed

It has been learnt that last year, there had been gross discrepancies while setting up such CWCs in several districts.

Minor help rescued from Gurgaon home gets Rs 1.5 lakh

The victim was among several girls brought to Delhi by her maternal uncle.

Man sells 2-month-old son to buy medicine for wife

He had handed over his son to an ASHA worker, who had given Rs 700 for purchasing medicine for his wife and 50 kg rice.

Two places raided, 5 child labourers rescued

The children were handed over to their guardians after medical check up by Child Welfare Committee (CWC).