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Haryana cracks whip on shelter homes, seeks police verification

The Haryana government has directed all superintendents of police to complete police verification of persons employed at all child care institutions (CCIs) and women shelter homes in all districts by July 10. All child care institutions and women homes have also been given a final opportunity to apply for registration by July 20.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 09, 2012 12:08 IST
HT Correspondent

The Haryana government has directed all superintendents of police to complete police verification of persons employed at all child care institutions (CCIs) and women shelter homes in all districts by July 10.


All child care institutions and women homes have also been given a final opportunity to apply for registration by July 20.

A spokesman for the Haryana women and child development department said station house office (SHO)-wise list of child care institutions and women shelter home would be sent from all districts by July 13.

He said the police department had initiated the appointment of child welfare officers in all police stations. The police station-wise list of child welfare officers along with their mobile numbers would also be sent to the women and child development department by July 13.

All these child welfare officers in the police would be imparted training regarding the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000. In Haryana, there are 105 CCIs housing 4,243 inmates. A maximum of 12 CCIs are located in Faridabad and Gurgaon districts each, followed by 11 in Karnal and 10 in Sonepat.

There are eight CCIs in Panchkula, seven in Sirsa, six each in Ambala and Yamunanagar, five each in Kurukshetra and Panipat, four each in Bhiwani and Jhajjar, and two each in Fatehabad, Hisar, Kaithal, Rewari and Rohtak and Jind.Narnaul and Palwal have one each.

Similarly, there are 13 women homes in the state and a maximum of four such homes are in Rohtak, followed by two each in Gurgaon and Panipat and one each in Ambala, Bhiwani, Karnal, Sirsa and Sonepat.

These women homes house a total of 558 inmates. All these institutions have been inspected.