Tag: National Commission For Protection Of Child Rights

Sexual assaults in Odisha residential schools: NCPCR seeks report within 30 days

Koraput: Taking suo motu cognizance into the series of incidences of sexual assaults against minor girls in various state-run residential schools across the State, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has directed the Odisha Government to conduct an inquiry into the matter and submit a report of the same within 30 days. […]

Odisha yet to finalise fee structure for private schools

Bhubaneswar: Though one month has passed since the directorate of secondary education submitted its report on fee structure to the School and Mass Education department, no steps have been taken in this regard. In a letter to the deputy secretary of the department on November 14, the Directorate of Secondary Education had recommended the regulation […]

Child abuse in shelter homes: Central team continues inspection

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Central team accused the Odisha Government of not following the guidelines on protection of children at shelter homes, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) continued its inspection in various Child Care Institutions (CCIs) across the State on Friday. The NCPCR team along with officials of Odisha State […]

CBSE changes evaluation policy; get the details

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to withdraw its policy of uniform assessment for classes VI to VIII after the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) raised an objection to the policy. In a notification, the CBSE said, “As per the decision of the governing body of the […]

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School students in Odisha to get shoes along with uniform

Bhubaneswar: The State government is considering to provide shoes to school students free of cost acting on a directive issued by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). Sources said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to make an announcement on distribution of shoes to school students on the Children’s Day on November […]

Child rights body refused to share info without justification: CIC

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notices to officials of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for not giving information on cases pending before it, without justification. The CIC directed the child rights body to provide information regarding cases pending for over two years relating to the […]