National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

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WCD shuts 539 child care institutions across India

The WCD Ministry had asked the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to conduct a social audit of all the CCIs and also directed the unregistered institutes to register themselves within two months.

Vacant NCPCR waits for new chief, members

Women and child development secretary V S Oberoi is holding additional charge as NCPCR chairperson.


Lowering the age of juvenile is against child rights: NCPCR

The ministry uploaded its draft bill on its official website on June 18 and gave fifteen days time for comments and recommendations on it.

Chiefs of boards, panels too under pressure

Chairperson of the Central Social Welfare Board Prema Cariappa too has resigned. But not everyone is willing to go quietly.

Crony commissions

Leadership and staffing of national commissions should not be a matter of political largesse

SC stays appointment of NCPCR members

Out of the available six vacancies, the government had shortlisted five members for the child rights panel.


Boy alleges sexual abuse in juvenile home,child rights panel orders probe

17-year-old,among 43 who fled home,alleges abuse by adult inmates.

Child rights protection panel not yet functional

The government issued a notification for the constitution of the SCPCR on November 29 but is yet to promulgate its rules and appoint its chairperson and members.

New law battles age-old woes

A year since the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act,2012,number of cases registered for such offences has shot up.

HC quashes appointment of child rights panel member

Yogesh Dube,and Vinod Tikoo were appointed to the NCPCR in 2010 amidst controversy regarding the selection panel.