Towards administrative mechanisms that meet the requirements of the Indian Constitution and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) was set up in March 2007 under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, an Act of Parliament (December 2005). The Commission’s Mandate is to ensure that all Laws, Policies, Programmes, and Administrative Mechanisms are in consonance with the Child Rights perspective as enshrined in the Constitution of India and also the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Child is defined as a person in the 0 to 18 years age group.

Source: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Address : http://ncpcr.gov.in/
Date Visited: Tue Feb 26 2013 18:16:00 GMT+0100 (CET)

Citizen’s Charter of The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India)
A declaration of our service commitment to excellence in promoting and protecting the rights of children in India

OUR VISION

All children enjoy their basic and inalienable rights i.e. survival, development, protection and participation in accordance with the Constitutional framework, law, policy and UNCRC, across the country. […]

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