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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Women and Child Development 

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1044

ANSWERED ON JULY 17, 2014 

QUESTION
Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act

 1044. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

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

 (a)   the total number of cases of child exploitation and sexual offences that have been recorded this year and those being prosecuted under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, State-wise;

 (b)   whether Government proposes to strengthen the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and ensure that it has sufficient resources/manpower and an independent capacity for investigations, to enable greater efficiency and effectiveness in the monitoring of the implementation of the POCSO Act, 2012; and

 (c)    if so, the details thereof, and if not, the reasons therefor?

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

(a): The Government has enacted a special law "Protection of Children against sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012" which has come into effect from 14th November, 2012. Collection of data under the POCSO Act has been started since January 2014 through Monthly Crime Statistics of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Ministry of Home Affairs. Provisional State/UT wise cases registered under POCSO Act during 2014 is at Annexure-1. As per NCRB annual Publication 'Crime in India', a total of 7,112 in 2011, 8,541 in 2012 and 12,363 in 2013 cases under rape of children were registered. State/UT wise cases registered, cases charge-sheeted, cases convicted, persons arrested, persons charge-sheeted, persons convicted and conviction rate under rape of children during 2011-2013 is at Annexure-II.

(b) & (c): The NCPCR is already empowered enough under the provisions of POCSO Act, 2012. Under Section 44 of the POCSO Act, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCRs) are charged with monitoring the implementation of the Act.


                                                                                                                                    ANNEXURE- I


 Statement referred to in reply to part (a) of the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1044 for 17.07.2014 by
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar. 
Cases registered against Protection of children from sexual offences Act, 2012 during 2014 (Provisional)

 

S. No

State/ UT

Protection of children from sexual offences Act

Remarks (Fig. are up to the month of..

1          

Andhra Pradesh 

110

March

2          

Arunachal Pradesh 

0

Feb

3          

Assam 

 

 

4          

Bihar 

 

 

5          

Chhattisgarh 

 

 

6          

Goa 

0

Feb

7          

Gujarat 

 

 

8          

Haryana 

 

 

9          

Himachal Pradesh 

 

 

10      

Jammu & Kashmir 

 

 

11      

Jharkhand 

 

 

12      

Karnataka 

 

 

13      

Kerala 

145

March

14      

Madhya Pradesh 

 

 

15      

Maharashtra 

95

March

16      

Manipur 

0

March

17      

Meghalaya 

 

 

18      

Mizoram 

0

March

19      

Nagaland 

0

Only Feb

20      

Orissa 

 

 

21      

Punjab 

 

 

22      

Rajasthan 

 

 

23      

Sikkim 

0

March

24      

Tamil Nadu 

30

Only March

25      

Tripura 

1

Only March

26      

Uttar Pradesh 

 

 

27      

Uttarakhand 

 

 

28      

West Bengal 

 

 

 

Total ( State)

381

 

29      

A&N Islands 

0

March

30      

Chandigarh 

0

April

31      

D&N Haveli 

0

March

32      

Daman & Diu 

 

 

33      

Delhi 

16

Feb

34      

Lakshadweep 

0

April

35      

Puducherry 

3

March

 

Total (UTs)

19

 

 

Total (All India)

400

 

                                    Source: Monthly Crime Statistics

                                                Note: 1. Data is provisional 

                                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                       ANNEXURE-II


Statement referred to In reply to part (a) of the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1044 for 17.07.2014 by Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar. 

CASES REGISTERED (CR), CASES CHARGE SHEETED (CS), CASES CONVICTED (CV), PERSONS ARRESTED (PAR), PERSONS CHARGESHEETED (PCS), PERSONS CONVICTED (PCV) AND CONVICTION RATE (CVR) UNDER RAPE OF CHILDREN DURING 2011.2012 AND 2013 

Sl No

State/ UT

2011

2012

2013

CR

CS

CV

PAR

PCS

PCV

CVR

CR

CS

CV

PAR

PCS

PCV

CVR

CR

CS

CV

PAR

PCS

PCV

CVR

1

Andhra Pradesh 

646

468

37

720

561

55

11.1

613

624

46

604

705

56

9.7

770

616

42

820

616

58

11.5

2

Arunachal Pradesh 

20

19

2

20

19

2

100

18

11

1

18

10

1

25.0

35

23

0

33

24

0

-

3

Assam 

40

28

1

40

24

1

7.7

156

93

0

155

93

0

-

230

134

4

223

139

4

4.9

4

Bihar 

91

84

10

93

99

12

15.2

137

113

17

148

141

17

19.3

86

117

20

96

116

21

38.5

5

Chhattisgarh 

477

446

63

555

552

78

24.8

519

524

96

531

540

78

34.4

595

593

66

682

682

130

24.7

6

Goa 

20

24

4

21

29

4

44.4

38

23

1

49

29

1

33.3

59

38

1

63

45

1

25.0

7

Gujarat 

130

121

5

166

164

5

14.3

150

143

12

210

201

13

17.9

263

243

11

314

302

19

13.1

8

Haryana 

66

62

27

73

78

28

27.6

276

245

15

379

379

15

16.0

388

335

49

477

468

58

22.7

9

Himachal Pradesh 

72

70

11

83

81

8

39.3

89

73

16

129

118

23

35.6

130

124

32

205

198

28

29.4

10

Jammu & Kashmir 

9

7

0

8

8

0

-

13

13

1

21

21

1

20.0

25

17

2

25

25

2

14.3

11

Jharkhand 

16

14

1

16

14

2

10.0

6

2

0

4

2

0

-

23

9

1

10

12

4

14.3

12

Karnataka 

97

96

13

147

147

16

21.0

142

130

17

178

156

19

17.3

270

203

17

330

293

14

11.0

13

Kerala 

423

265

16

570

281

14

21.9

455

387

22

604

476

25

26.5

637

457

34

703

554

25

32.7

14

Madhya Pradesh 

1262

1248

245

1524

1520

324

25.4

1632

1638

232

1970

1983

279

22.0

2112

2033

457

2538

2518

574

30.7

15

Maharashtra 

818

720

48

1053

971

61

16.6

917

825

43

1257

1212

47

13.3

1546

1309

44

1932

1762

58

16.4

16

Manipur 

19

0

0

5

0

0

-

17

1

0

7

1

0

-

40

4

0

3

2

1

-

17

Meghalaya 

66

32

0

48

21

0

-

81

20

2

84

25

2

66.7

112

90

4

99

91

5

66.7

18

Mizoram 

40

36

18

41

37

18

90.0

73

64

29

74

64

27

93.5

57

42

11

56

44

11

61.1

19

Nagaland 

15

0

1

15

0

1

100

7

14

10

8

24

24

100

3

3

7

3

3

3

100

20

Odisha 

165

150

11

150

150

13

25.0

192

174

7

242

232

11

23.3

509

377

20

479

469

21

28.2

21

Punjab 

166

148

40

172

182

52

36.4

295

190

54

282

234

68

35.1

490

369

182

520

402

191

47.3

22

Rajasthan 

394

272

61

328

326

68

37.4

572

408

111

491

488

142

34.5

892

689

99

902

903

232

35.6

23

Sikkim 

11

12

12

12

12

12

70.6

21

30

10

19

12

30

40.0

25

25

48

43

50

45

73.8

24

Tamil Nadu 

271

175

22

263

192

26

19.0

292

242

33

333

285

44

26.0

419

378

32

505

423

33

18.2

25

Tripura 

45

85

14

144

96

18

28.6

17

36

2

12

45

12

11.8

43

51

4

68

54

10

33.3

26

Uttar Pradesh 

1088

934

405

1573

1328

548

60.1

1040

930

250

1581

1349

333

56.4

1381

1166

264

2143

1701

334

61.5

27

Uttarakhand 

23

21

7

25

25

5

63.6

34

31

15

33

30

13

62.5

32

28

20

39

38

29

60.6

28

West Bengal 

252

108

7

182

115

6

18.9

285

186

8

178

138

8

22.9

377

335

9

354

377

13

14.5

 

Total ( State)

6742

5645

1081

8047

7032

1377

31.0

8087

7170

1050

9601

8993

1289

27.2

11549

9808

1480

13665

12311

1924

31.3

29

A&N Islands 

9

19

0

15

43

0

-

10

5

1

17

8

1

33.3

21

29

2

29

41

2

22.2

30

Chandigarh 

15

11

7

17

22

8

63.6

17

21

7

18

18

8

36.8

19

13

15

27

14

16

65.2

31

D&N Haveli 

1

1

0

1

1

0

-

1

1

1

1

1

2

33.3

4

2

0

4

2

0

-

32

Daman & Diu 

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

4

4

1

9

9

1

50.0

4

4

0

4

4

0

-

33

Delhi 

339

322

108

402

349

127

43.0

415

368

97

516

507

145

45.8

757

657

114

804

830

120

35.1

34

Lakshadweep 

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

35

Puducherry 

6

4

0

17

16

0

-

7

10

1

9

13

1

20.0

9

3

0

14

7

0

-

 

Total (UTs)

370

357

115

452

431

135

43.4

454

409

108

570

556

158

44.3

814

708

131

882

898

138

36.6

 

Total (All India)

7112

6002

1196

8499

7463

1512

31.9

8541

7579

1158

10171

9549

1447

28.2

12363

10516

1611

14547

13209

2062

31.5

Source: Crime in India