DCPU conducts orientation programme

Publish Date : 24/11/2022

Roing, Nov 23: A one day orientation cum training programme on Juvenile Justice Act- 2015 and Amendment Act 2021, Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act 2012 and Amendment Act 2019 and Adoption Regulations 2022 was conducted by District Child Protection Unit(DCPU), LDV at Roing today. The programme were graced by Assistant Commissioner(UT) Mamta Yadav, DD(ICDS) G. A. Perying, stakeholders from Health and Police department, Representatives from ABK Roing unit, CDPOs, Childline, Special Adoption Agency (SAA), One Stop centre (OSC), ICDS Roing, Mahila Shakti Kendre (MSK), CWC members, DALSA, Child Care Institution (CCI) and AMYAA NGO.

Assistant Commissioner Mamta Yadav stressed upon the importance of Child in need of care and protection (CNCP) and Child in Conflict with Law (CCL) and briefed about the prevailing laws on POCSO and Juvenile Justice Act 2015.

DD(ICDS) Cum DCPO G. A. Perying highlighted about the need and importance of child related legislations and adoption regulations.

Resource Person Adv. Bahe Mikrow informed about Juvenile Justice Act- 2015, Amendment Act 2021 and highlighted about general principles of care and protection of children, importance of Juvenile Justice Board and the power and function of its member. He stated that there is only one observation home for juveniles at Pasighat and added that Special Juvenile Police Unit(SJPU) should produce the victim within 24 hour before the magistrate. He informed that there should be at least 20 sittings and inspection should be done by CWC members twice in a month at the designated Child Care Institutions to know the condition of children.

Resource Person Adv. Rukmini Linggi gave a presentation on POCSO Act 2012 thoroughly discussing the procedure on how the cases should be tackled after such cases are registered. She informed that legal aid, compensation and assistance shall be provided by DALSA on the recommendation of CWC board members. She added that interim compensation may be applied for at court after an FIR and Medical Reports are submitted.

Social worker(SAA,Roing) Koj Sunku spoke on Adoption Regulations 2022 and Specialised Adoption Agency creating awareness on adoption and its importance, procedure, structures, legal adoption procedure and surrender of child. She informed that illegal adoption is punishable as per the JJA 2021.