The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR) is committed to protection of Child Rights in all its facets and one very important activity that it takes up to make its existence all the more meaningful is, inspection and monitoring of Institutions related to Child care, development and protection.
The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has been constituted under Section 17 of the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005 read with Government notification No. SWD 79/93/Pt. V/136 dated 4th March 2010 for protection and promotion of survival, development, protection and participation rights of the children.
Section 13 and 14 of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005 empowers the Commission to examine and review safeguards provided by the laws pertaining to protection of child rights and recommend measures for their effective implementation.
In addition to the functions assigned to the Commission under section 13 and 14 of the CPCR Act, 2005, the Commission is also mandated to monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, under section 44 and section 31of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 empowers the Commission to examine and review safeguards provided under this Act and recommend measures for their effective implementation.
The Commission in dispersal to its role and its pursuit to create a better environment for the children, has visited the various districts of the state and conducted review meetings with line departments to review the status of implementation of the Laws, Acts, Schemes, and Programmes meant for child protection and development.