Child Protection Committees constituted at Rajouri

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RAJOURI: District Development Commissioner, Aijaz Asad on Saturday chaired a meeting to finalize Child Protection Committees at Block and Panchayat levels in the district.
The meeting focused on the evolution of Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) and the functions and responsibilities of the Panchayat Level and Block Level Child Protection Committees.
At Block Level, the Child Protection Committee was formed under the Chairpersonship of the Block Development Officer to recommend and monitor the implementation of child protection services. The Block Medical Officer was nominated as the Member Secretary of the Committee.
The Members of the committee include concerned CDPOs, ZEOS, member of the DCPU, representatives of Education and Health Departments and two civil society representatives.
At Panchayat level, Child Protection Committee was formed under the chairpersonship of the Panchayat level elected representative (Head of the Gram Panchayat) to recommend and monitor the implementation of child protection services.
The Committee shall include two children representatives which include one boy and one girl, a member of the DCPU, Anganwadi workers, two ASHA workers from each Panchayat, school teachers as well as civil society representatives.