Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights News

Maharashtra child rights body faces staff crunch

The vacancy — six of 15 sanctioned posts — has led to delay in conducting hearings, commission officials claim. The commission recorded 130 new cases between April 2017 till January 2018.

Rights panel bars school from forcing out student for ‘misbehaviour’

School wanted to issue leaving certificate with adverse remarks after the girl’s mother complained against peon.


Child rights panel wants criminal action against headmaster who offered liquor to minors

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) has recommended that as a punitive measure

Matter in rights panel, school dismisses charge of ill-treatment to student

The mother has said that a student asked her daughter to send nude photographs on WhatsApp.

In a first,policy for child artistes on anvil

MSCPCR:Draft policy says these children should be told about their rights; stresses on child labour

Woman alleges daughter treated as ‘untouchable’ at Ravishankar school

Her daughter, who is at present appearing for the class X board exams, has agenesis of corpus callosum, implying lack of connecting fibres between the two brains, from birth.


Panel slams cops for poor probe in maid torture case

While the husband has been arrested, the wife is still at large.

School defends punishment to child, says intent was positive

Mother agrees to settle case with written apology from class teacher

Rights panel frowns on using kids for Dahi Handis, says need to ban it

Police, resident deputy collector directed to submit their reports within seven days.

Act against teacher who thrashed student, commission tells St Columba school

The MSCPCR also directed the school not to harass the parents of the girl.