Justice Masoodi reviews child protection measures in Samba

TNN Bureau. Updated: 2/9/2019 8:51:24 PM Jammu and Kashmir

SAMBA, FEBRUARY 09: Chairperson Selection-cum-Oversight Committee (SCOC) Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi today presided over an awareness session here to take stock of child protection mechanism in the district.
On the occasion, Justice Masoodi exhorted upon all stakeholders working for child welfare in Samba to put in concerted efforts to eradicated child related malice in the society.
State Mission Director ICPS, G A Sofi, outlined the functionality of the Department for child welfare adding that various initiatives have been taken by the government including establishing special homes and constitution of CWC in every district.
During the session, Chairman Child Welfare Committee Samba Mubarak Singh gave a detailed overview of aims, objectives and functioning cum implementation of Juvenile Justice (care and protection) Act and the working of JJ boards.
Additional District Development Commissioner Arvind Kotwal, District Programme Officer ICDS Jyoti Rani Slathia, Additional Superintendent of Police Faisal Qureshi, DSWO, CDPOs, BDOs and other stakeholders were also present on the occasion.

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