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Ministry of Women and Child Development

Orphaned and Abandoned Children Outside Institutionalised Care

Posted On: 18 JUL 2019 4:40PM by PIB Delhi

The primary responsibility of execution of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act) lies with the State Governments. Details of Child Care Institutions in the country along with number of Children residing in these institutions under Child Protection Services (CPS) is at Annexure-I.

However, as per information provided by Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), 5940 Child Care Institutions (CCIs) have been entered on Child Adoption Resource Information & Guidance System (CARINGS) by the respective State & UTs out of which 5364 CCIs have been linked to Specialised Adoption Agencies (SAAs) as on 15th July, 2019. Number of children in need of care protection reported on the CARINGS portal, State/UT-wise is at Annexure-II.

As per the report submitted by the States / UTs on 18.09.2018, 4849 Institutions were inspected and 539 Institutions were closed on account of non-compliance of provisions of JJ Act as found by inspection committees during inspections.  States/UTs have informed that as on 08.01.2019, there are 7909 Institutions registered under JJ Act, 2015. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has issued advisories from time to time to States/UTs to register all Government and Non-Government Organization (NGO) run CCIs under Sub-section (1) of Section (41) of JJ Act by 31st December, 2017. A letter was sent to all the States/UTs to initiate steps to close down those Institutions which have declined to register. The details of all the registered CCIs in the country, State/UT-wise as provided by States/UTs as on 8.01.2019 is at Annexure-III.

 

Annexure-I

 

Details of Child Care Institutions in the country along with number of Children residing in these institutions under CPS as on 31.03.2019.

 

S.

No.

State/UTs

Institutional Care [Homes]

Open Shelters

Specialised Adoption Agencies

No. Assisted

Beneficiaries

No. Assisted

Beneficiaries

No. Assisted

Beneficiaries

1

Andhra Pradesh

66

2316

13

342

14

144

2

Arunachal Pradesh

4

76

0

0

1

9

3

Assam

37

1765

3

51

23

69

4

Bihar

26

1567

5

134

13

138

5

Chhattisgarh

65

2325

10

117

12

120

6

Goa

23

1188

3

378

2

16

7

Gujarat

45

1706

0

0

12

86

8

Haryana

24

1403

21

614

7

47

9

Himachal Pradesh

33

1227

3

38

1

11

10

Jammu and Kashmir

17

823

0

0

2

0

11

Jharkhand

36

992

5

141

15

93

12

Karnataka

80

2998

40

1153

25

107

13

Kerala

30

788

4

100

12

65

14

Madhya Pradesh

67

2804

8

348

26

243

15

Maharashtra

67

2605

3

86

13

136

16

Manipur

42

1160

14

296

7

55

17

Meghalaya

44

960

3

159

3

6

18

Mizoram

36

1195

0

0

5

50

19

Nagaland

39

477

3

35

4

5

20

Odisha

96

6859

12

244

23

223

21

Punjab

13

463

0

0

0

0

22

Rajasthan

85

2459

22

401

24

99

23

Sikkim

12

355

3

60

4

20

24

Tamil Nadu

189

11915

12

264

20

169

25

Tripura

23

717

2

58

6

49

26

Uttar Pradesh

77

3162

20

500

12

120

27

Uttarakhand

20

437

2

50

2

15

28

West Bengal

73

5436

49

1326

32

460

29

Telangana

42

1343

0

0

11

342

30

Andaman & Nicobar

3

101

-

0

-

0

31

Chandigarh

7

252

0

0

2

17

32

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

-

0

-

0

-

0

33

Daman and Diu

0

0

-

0

-

0

34

Lakshadweep

-

0

-

0

-

0

35

Delhi

28

1447

13

380

3

72

36

Puducherry

27

1043

2

42

2

16

 

Total

1476

64364

275

7317

338

3002

 

                                        Annexure-II

Number of Children in Institutional Care in Specialised Adoption Agencies (SAAs), as per the details entered on CARINGS, as on 16/07/2019

S. No.

State/UT

Orphan

 

Abandoned

 

Surrendered

 

Having Family

& Requiring

Institutitional  Care

Total

 

1

Andaman and Nicobar Island

13

0

1

11

25

2

Andhra Pradesh

279

191

51

79

600

3

Arunachal Pradesh

0

2

4

0

6

4

Assam

32

108

40

10

190

5

Bihar

27

230

5

6

268

6

Chandigarh

2

12

20

12

46

7

Chhattisgarh

52

98

49

25

224

8

Dadar and Nagar Haveli

0

1

0

0

1

9

Delhi

36

228

33

23

320

10

Goa

1

6

15

2

24

11

Gujarat

6

60

40

8

114

12

Haryana

47

121

46

4

218

13

Himachal Pradesh

0

5

2

2

9

14

Jharkhand

16

75

255

18

364

15

Karnataka

31

135

152

54

372

16

Kerala

1

38

52

1

92

17

Madhya Pradesh

271

188

104

52

615

18

Maharashtra

87

443

379

59

968

19

Manipur

21

5

24

6

56

20

Meghalaya

0

1

13

0

14

21

Mizoram

0

3

10

6

19

22

Nagaland

2

0

4

0

6

23

Orissa

77

208

145

34

464

24

Pondicherry

0

5

10

0

15

25

Punjab

10

220

25

69

324

26

Rajasthan

17

114

23

19

173

27

Sikkim

0

0

7

0

7

28

Tamil Nadu

37

104

111

1

253

29

Telangana

15

138

261

26

440

30

Tripura

9

25

10

13

57

31

Uttar Pradesh

73

259

57

21

410

32

Uttarakhand

2

9

0

0

11

33

West Bengal

38

277

35

19

369

 

TOTAL

1202

3309

1983

580

7074

SOURCE : CARINGS

 

Annexure-III

 

The details of all the registered CCIs working in the country, State/UT-wise as provided by States/UTs on 8.01.2019.

 

S. No.

                          States/UTs

 

No of Registered CCIs

1.

 Andaman and Nicobar Island

0

2.

Andhra Pradesh

779

3.

Arunachal Pradesh

11

4.

Assam

122

5.

Bihar

83

6.

Chandigarh

10

7.

Chhattisgarh

81

8.

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

2

9.

Daman & Diu

0

10.

Delhi

50

11.

Goa

80

12.

Gujarat

121

13.

Haryana

81

14.

Himachal Pradesh

47

15.

Jammu & Kashmir

70

16.

Jharkhand

120

17.

Karnataka

1134

18.

Kerala

817

19.

Lakshadweep

0

20.

Madhya Pradesh

117

21.

Maharashtra

908

22.

Manipur

126

23.

Meghalaya

99

24.

Mizoram

52

25.

Nagaland

68

26.

Odisha

270

27.

Puducherry

63

28.

Punjab

61

29.

Rajasthan

240

30.

Sikkim

28

31.

Tamil Nadu

1263

32.

Telangana

465

33.

Tripura

30

34.

Uttar Pradesh

207

35.

Uttarakhand

41

36.

West Bengal

263

 

Total

7909

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, SmritiZubinIrani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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MM/SB

 



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