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LG Manoj Sinha recently inaugurated the two-day training programme of Police and other stakeholders on ‘Strengthening of Child Protection Systems’.

He highlighted the important role of stakeholders, volunteers and youth clubs in rehabilitation of the children in conflict with law.


Addressing the inaugural session, the Lt Governor shared the key initiatives taken by the administration towards developing a conducive environment for the care and protection of children in the Union Territory.


Juvenile Justice is an integral part of the nation’s development. Juvenile Justice Rules 2021 were issued and the rules were notified under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act. Further, the Juvenile Justice Board was reorganized and the rehabilitation policy for children living in street situations was notified, the Lt Governor said.


Speaking on the reforms introduced in the last few years, the Lt Governor said that before 2019, there was no established mechanism for adoption of children in Jammu Kashmir. We have established UT Level Adoption Resource Agency and today 12 Specialized Adoption Agencies, Cradle Baby Reception are operational all over the Union Territory, he added.


He congratulated all the stakeholders on achievements registered in various fields like child care and adoption, and streamlining of the legal adoption process.


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