GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
QUESTION NO. 1273
ANSWERED ON 20.12.2018
Audit of shelter homes in Karnataka
1273. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) the number of shelter homes registered in Karnataka;
(b) whether the State Government has provided the details of illegal running of shelter homes;
(c) whether the State Government has audited the shelter homes; and
(d) the steps taken by the Ministry to adhere to the Supreme Court directives of conducting the proper audit of shelter homes?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(a) & (d): As per information provided by State Government of Karnataka, total 1134 Child Care Institutions run by Government and Non-Governmental Organisation’s are registered under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. The ministry asked the State Government to inspect all the Child Care Institutions in the State under the supervision of District Collector/District Magistrate. The State conducted inspection and reported to have cancelled registration of 26 Institutions, one (01) for malfunctioning and twenty five (25) on account of non availability of children in the Institutions.