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82 Odisha children rescued from other states

Bhubaneswar: As many as 82 children from Odisha, including 21 girls, have been rescued from other states under the ‘Operation Paree-III’ initiative, an official said here on Wednesday. Under ‘Operation Paree-III’, a total of eight teams comprising officers of Odisha Police and officials of the Women and Child Development (WCD) Department had gone to various […]

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 […]

Odisha flouted guidelines on child protection: NCPCR member

Bhubaneswar: After carrying out inspections at various shelter homes in the State based on the allegations of sexual harassment and illegal religious conversion, member of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Yashwant Jain today said that Odisha government has not followed guidelines on protection of children at shelter homes strictly. This apart, he […]

Sexual harassment: Police seal shelter home in Dhenkanal; BJP condemns move

Dhenkanal: Taking stern action against the Dream Centre Shelter Home, girl inmates of which brought sexual harassment allegations against the in-charge and managing director of the centre on Friday, was sealed by the Sadar police late Saturday night. The shelter home run by an NGO, Good News India at Beltikiri in the district was sealed […]

Shelter home inmates allege sexual harassment by owner, caretaker

Dhenkanal: Raising concerns on the safety of girl students at shelter homes, some inmates of a shelter home in Beltikiri village under Sadar police limits of Dhenkanal have accused the owner and caretaker of sexual harassing them. The inmates of Dream Centre Shelter Home have also alleged that the accused harassed young boys as well.”I […]

Odisha govt asks shelter homes to install CCTVs

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of two recent cases of sexual abuse in the shelter homes of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, the Odisha government has asked all organisations running such facilities to install CCTVs on the premises to ensure safety and security of girls. The government plans to conduct meetings with the heads of all child […]

Low cost houses for labourers in 5 places soon

Bhubaneswar:  The state government will provide houses to labourers at low price in five towns including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Jajpur, Paradip and Berhampur soon. The houses will be provided through the Odisha Housing and Urban Development Department, announced Labour Minister Prafulla Mallick here today. Addressing a gathering on the Labour Day celebration, the Minister said registration […]