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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development 

Rajya Sabha
Unstarred Question No. 2179
Answered On December 11, 2014

 Question
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights


2179. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

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

(a)   the functions and roles of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights(NCPCR) and the State Councils for Protection of Child Rights in ensuring child safety;

(b)   the budgetary allocations made available to the NCPCR in the last three years, year-wise; and

(c)    the total number of complaints received by the NCPCR in the last five years, year-wise?

Answer
Minister Of Women And Child Development
(Shrimati Maneka Sanjay Gandhi)

(a): National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCRs) have been constituted under the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005. The functions and powers of NCPCR and SCPCRs are enlisted in Chapter III (Section 13 & 14) of the said Act.

Further NCPCR and SCPSRs have been entrusted with the monitoring of child`s rights to education under Section 31 of `The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009‘.

As per Section 44 and Rule 6 of the `Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 NCPCR and SCPCRs have also been empowered for monitoring the implementation of this Act.

(b) The details of budgetary allocations made available to the NCPCR in the last three years are as under:

Year

Budget allocated (Rupees in Lakhs)

2011-2012

1190.00

2012-2013

1200.00

2013-2014

1300.00

(c) Year wise details of complaints received by NCPCR in the last five years are as under:-

Year

No. of Complaints

2009-2010

742

2010-2011

2497

2011-2012

2323

2012-2013

1809

2013-2014

1564