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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development 

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 473
ANSWERED ON FEBRUARY 26, 2015 

QUESTION
Inspection of Children Residential Care Facilities 

473. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of  WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:- 

(a)   whether all Government children residential care facilities are subject to periodic inspection; 

(b)   if so, the details on the status of the functioning of Government Children residential carefacilities as on 2014, State-wise; and 

(c)    if not, the reasons why periodic inspection have not been conducted especially in light ofreports on the mismanagement and case of abuse within these facilities? 

ANSWER
MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(SHRIMATI MANEKA SANJAY GANDHI)

 

(a): The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 (JJ Act) and Central ModelRules framed thereunder provide mechanisms for inspection of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) including various types of homes and Specialised Adoption Agencies (SAAs) byChild Welfare Committees (CWCs), Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) and InspectionCommittees set up by the State Government at State, district and city levels. 

(b): The details of Child Care Institutions and Specialised Adoption Agencies, States/UTs wiseas on January, 2015 and being funded under Integrated Child Protection Scheme isannexed. 

(c): The State Governments/UT Administrations are required to carry out the inspections as perthe provision of the JJ Act. The Central Government has been strongly urging the StateGovernments/UT Administrations from time to time to identify and register all Child CareInstitutions under the JJ Act and set up functional inspection and other committees, wherenot available, to ensure that children in all the Homes receive the best of care, and are notsubject to any kind of abuse and neglect.

Annexure 

Statement referred to reply part (b) of Rajya Sabha Admitted Unstarred Question No. 473 for26.02.2015 raised by Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar regarding 'Inspection of children residential carefacilities'.

 Details of Child Care Institutions including Specialised Adoption Agencies functioning in States/UTsas on January, 2015 being funded under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme.

 

SI. No.

States/UTs

Child Care Institutions (CCIs) run by Government

Specialised Adoption Agencies (SAAs) run by Government

1

Andhra Pradesh

67

14

2

Arunachal Pradesh

1

-

3

Assam

10

-

4

Bihar 

28

-

5

Chhattisgarh

30

-

6

Goa

-

-

7

Gujarat

28

8

8

Haryana

7

5

9

Himachal Pradesh

9

-

10

Jammu & Kashmir

-

-

11

Jharkhand

15

-

12

Karnataka

70

6

13

Kerala

27

-

14

Madhya Pradesh

29

-

15

Maharashtra

40

-

16

Manipur

2

5

17

Meghalaya

22

-

18

Mizoram

13

1

19

Nagaland

10

-

20

Orissa

12

-

21

Punjab

18

-

22

Rajasthan

41

33

23

Sikkim

4

-

24

Tamil Nadu

72

-

25

Tripura

23

6

26

Uttar Pradesh

56

14

27

Uttarakhand

14

2

28

West Bengal

19

-

29

Telangana

49

11

30

Andaman& Nicobar

-

-

31

Chandigarh

8

-

32

Dadar& Nagar Haveli

-

-

33

Daman & Diu

-

-

34

Lakshadweep

-

-

35

National Capital Territory of Delhi

15

-

36

Puducherry

6

-

 

All India

745

105