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Juvenile Homes under ICPS

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NATIONAL LEGAL RESEARCH DESK

A total of 815 homes for juveniles in the country are being assisted under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) of the Government of India. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 [JJ Act] provides for State Governments to establish and maintain, either by themselves or in association with voluntary organisations, homes for children in every district or group of districts, based on requirement. The Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, namely, the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) from 2009-10 under which financial assistance is provided to the State Governments/UT administrations for setting up and maintenance of various kinds of homes for juveniles.

Sl. No. Name of the State/UT Number of Homes
1. Andhra Pradesh 102
2. Assam 7
3. Bihar 14
4. Chattisgarh 13
5. Gujarat 57
6. Haryana 12
7. Himachal Pradesh 22
8. Jharkhand 16
9. Karnataka 76
10. Kerala 28
11. Madhya Pradesh 24
12. Maharashtra 91
13. Manipur 13
14. Meghalaya 18
15. Mizoram 4
16. Orissa 29
17. Punjab 15
18. Rajasthan 63
19. Sikkim 5
20. Tamil Nadu 42
21. Tripura 11
22. Uttar Pradesh 67
23. West Bengal 55
24. Delhi 25
25. Puducherry 6
Total 815

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