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Monday 30th of March 2020

Organizations

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, India

Scope

National, India

TypeCountry of originConstitution

Public Institution India2007

Keyword

Child, Control, Protection, Rights

Activity

The Commission visualises a rights-based perspective flowing into National Policies and Programmes, along with nuanced responses at the State, District and Block levels, taking care of specificities and strengths of each region. In order to touch every child, it seeks a deeper penetration to communities and households and expects that the ground experiences inform the support the field receives from all the authorities at the higher level.

Information

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) was set up in March 2007 under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, an Act of Parliament (December 2005). The Commission's Mandate is to ensure that all Laws, Policies, Programmes, and Administrative Mechanisms are in consonance with the Child Rights perspective as enshrined in the Constitution of India and also the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Child is defined as a person in the 0 to 18 years age group.

Contact details

5th Floor, Chanderlok Building, 36,
Janpath, New Delhi - 110 001,
India
Telephone: 23731583 - Fax: 23731584
shantha.sinha@nic.in
http://ncpcr.gov.in/

OPTIONS

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  • Head Office: Rue Mercelis, nº 50. 1050. Brussels. Belgium

    Phone: 00 32 262 988 90. Fax: 00 32 262 988 99. oijj@oijj.org

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