November 29, 2021

Sc Directs States to Provide Rs 2000 Per Month to Children of Care Institutions – Supreme Court verdict on Children of Child Protection Homes, State to give two thousand rupees per month to families


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The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all the state governments to give two thousand rupees every month to the children of child care institutions handed over to families during the Kovid-19 epidemic.

The apex court also said that the state governments should provide basic materials including books and stationery to these institutions within 30 days of receiving recommendation from the District Child Protection Unit for online education of children living in child care centers.

A bench of Justice L Nageswara Rao, Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Ajay Rastogi said that state governments should ensure that the required number of teachers are provided for teaching children in child care institutions. The bench was told that there were 2,27,518 children in child care institutions at the time of the start of the Kovid-19 epidemic and out of these, 1,45,788 children have been assigned to their parents or guardians.

The bench said that the state governments will give two thousand rupees per month for the education of each child. This amount will be given on the recommendation of the District Child Protection Unit, keeping in mind the economic status of the child’s family. Emphasizing the need to provide education to children entrusted to families, the bench directed the district child protection units to coordinate the matter and monitor progress in it.

These children should be allowed to teach
The court directed that the child protection units will inform the District Legal Services Authority about the progress in the case of children’s facilities in child care institutions. The apex court said that teachers should be allowed to teach these children as normal life has been affected since March due to the epidemic and children have not got a chance to come to class.

Instructions to state governments for the protection of children
The bench passed the order in a case of automatic cognizance of the condition of children in the country’s child improvement homes and child care institutions during the Corona virus epidemic. Earlier, the court had given several instructions to the state governments and other authorities for the protection of these children. Advocate Gaurav Aggarwal, who played the role of amicus curiae during the hearing of the case through video conference, apprised the bench about the number of children residing in child care institutions, and parents and guardians during the epidemic. Got it done.

Gaurav Aggarwal said that the Juvenile Justice Board of Child Care Institutions should assist and make teachers available to students following the guidelines of Kovid-19. “We want a direction from the Supreme Court that they should provide education facilities in child care homes and the state government should provide infrastructure and equipment for this,” he said. Aggarwal said that in these child care institutions Teachers should be entrusted with the task of getting information about the progress made in children’s education in the last five months.

On behalf of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that he has no objection to the suggestions of the amicus curiae. Referring to a provision of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, Mehta said, “We are making a system of inspection of child care homes.” We want this direction that the state governments cooperate with the commission in the work of inspection of these care homes. ”

On this, the bench told Mehta that why don’t you do the work of monitoring the development and welfare of children in child care homes? You can direct the states on behalf of the Commission. The bench asked Mehta, what do you want? Should we give instructions or do you want to instruct them?

Mehta said that the instructions issued by the apex court will be more important and the Commission will take appropriate steps to ensure their implementation. The bench said that it is the duty of the Child Rights Commission to ensure compliance with the law. The bench said, “We will accept the suggestions of the amicus curiae and issue instructions, which will have to be followed in the child care homes of the state with utmost sincerity”. Have to implement through commissions.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all the state governments to give two thousand rupees every month to the children of child care institutions handed over to families during the Kovid-19 epidemic.

The apex court also said that the state governments should provide basic materials including books and stationery to these institutions within 30 days of receiving recommendation from the District Child Protection Unit for online education of children living in child care centers.

A bench of Justice L Nageswara Rao, Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Ajay Rastogi said that state governments should ensure that the required number of teachers are provided for teaching children in child care institutions. The bench was told that there were 2,27,518 children in child care institutions at the time of the start of the Kovid-19 epidemic and out of these, 1,45,788 children have been assigned to their parents or guardians. The bench said that the state governments will give two thousand rupees per month for the education of each child. This amount will be given on the recommendation of the District Child Protection Unit, keeping in mind the economic status of the child’s family. Emphasizing the need to provide education to children entrusted to families, the bench directed the district child protection units to coordinate the matter and monitor progress in it.

These children should be allowed to teach
The court directed that the child protection units will inform the District Legal Services Authority about the progress in the case of children’s facilities in child care institutions. The apex court said that teachers should be allowed to teach these children as normal life has been affected since March due to the epidemic and children have not got a chance to come to class.

Instructions to state governments for the protection of children
The bench passed the order in a case of automatic cognizance of the condition of children in the country’s child improvement homes and child care institutions during the Corona virus epidemic. Earlier, the court had given several instructions to the state governments and other authorities for the protection of these children. Advocate Gaurav Aggarwal, who played the role of amicus curiae during the hearing of the case through video conference, apprised the bench about the number of children residing in child care institutions, and parents and guardians during the epidemic. Got it done.

Gaurav Aggarwal said that the Juvenile Justice Board of Child Care Institutions should assist and make teachers available to students following the guidelines of Kovid-19. “We want a direction from the Supreme Court that they should provide education facilities in child care homes and the state government should provide infrastructure and equipment for this,” he said. Aggarwal said that in these child care institutions Teachers should be entrusted with the task of getting information about the progress made in children’s education in the last five months.

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Mehta said, no objection to suggestions


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