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District Child Protection Units


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30 JUL 2021 5:11PM by PIB Delhi

The State-wise number of District Child Protection Units (DCPU) formed and currently operational, supported under Child Protection Service(CPS) Scheme is at Annexure-I. The details of funds released and utilised by the States/UTs during last year is at Annexure-II.

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021, to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, has been passed by the Parliament. The amended Act shall empower District Magistrates (DM) with the responsibility of care and protection of vulnerable children and the DM shall supervise the functioning of District Child Protection Unit.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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Annexure-I

 

The number of DCPU formed and currently operational, which are being supported under CPS Scheme, State-wise is as follows:

S. No.

State/UT

No. Assisted

1

Andhra Pradesh

13

2

Arunachal Pradesh

25

3

Assam

33

4

Bihar

38

5

Chhattisgarh

27

6

Goa

2

7

Gujarat

33

8

Haryana

22

9

Himachal Pradesh

12

10

Jammu and Kashmir

20

11

Jharkhand

24

12

Karnataka

30

13

Kerala

14

14

Madhya Pradesh

51

15

Maharashtra

36

16

Manipur

16

17

Meghalaya

11

18

Mizoram

11

19

Nagaland

11

20

Orissa

30

21

Punjab

22

22

Rajasthan

33

23

Sikkim

4

24

Tamil Nadu

38

25

Tripura

8

26

Uttar Pradesh

75

27

Uttarakhand

13

28

West Bengal

23

29

Telangana

33

30

Andaman & Nicobar

3

31

Chandigarh

1

32

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

3

33

Ladakh

2

34

Lakshadweep

35

Delhi

11

36

Puducherry

4

 

Total

732

 

 

 

Annexure-II

 

 

The details of the funds released and utilised by the States/UTs during the last financial year 2020-21 is as follows:

(Rs. in lakhs)

Sl. No.

Name of the State

2020-21

Amount released

Amount Utilized

1

Andhra Pradesh

1827.84

1295.78

2

Arunachal Pradesh

293.55

866.50

3

Assam

3159.17

2373.00

4

Bihar

2203.71

2455.17

5

Chattisgarh

2281.81

2345.13

6

Goa

129.9

182.07

7

Gujarat

2590.93

1566.73

8

Haryana

2391.14

1312.70

9

Himachal Pradesh

1457.39

1554.12

10

Jammu & Kashmir

1490.55

710.62

11

Jharkhand

1425.26

1782.26

12

Karnataka

2897.87

3388.23

13

Kerala

1135.84

1085.16

14

Madhya Pradesh

3531.26

3201.52

15

Maharashtra

3433.13

4407.73

16

Manipur

3468.9

3454.03

17

Meghalaya

2014.36

2008.45

18

Mizoram

2243.71

2007.61

19

Nagaland

2125.64

2148.86

20

Orissa

3302.54

3599.52

21

Punjab

558.41

673.80

22

Rajasthan

3221.96

3869.82

23

Sikkim

612.81

501.61

24

Tamil Nadu

9636.91

7620.64

25

Telangana

431.61

1182.38

26

Tripura

1075.65

1216.67

27

Uttar Pradesh

5235.63

5157.43

28

Uttarakhand

712.37

291.57

29

West Bengal

4375.63

4704.87

30

Andaman & Nicobar Island

282.97

117.70

31

Chandigarh

169.21

361.14

32

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

55.96

136.67

Daman & Diu

33

Delhi

656.76

726.87

34

Lakshadweep

0

0.00

35

Ladakh

153.18

90.46

36

Puducherry

393.97

339.33

Total

70977.53

68736.15

 

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(Release ID: 1740744)
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