Ministry of Women and Child Development

Welfare Schemes for Orphan Children

Posted On: 07 FEB 2020 4:41PM by PIB Delhi

As per the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, orphanand destitute children in the country are “Children in need of care and protection (CNCP). The primary responsibility of execution of the Act lies with the States/UTs. However, the Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing a centrally sponsored Child Protection Services (CPS) Scheme (erstwhile Integrated Child Protection Scheme) for supporting the children in difficult circumstances. The primary responsibility of implementation of the scheme lies with the State Governments/UT Administrations. Under the provisions of the CPS, Central Government is providing financial assistance to the States/UTs for undertaking a situational analysis of children in difficult circumstances, inter-alia. Under the scheme institutional care to Children in need of care and protection and Children in Conflict with Law is provided in Child Care Institutions (CCIs). The scheme also provides for non-institutional care wherein support is extended for adoption, foster care and sponsorship.

 

The details of children who have benefited under CPS scheme as informed by the States/UTs during 2019-20 is at Annexure-I.

 

Details of the funds released and utilized under the said scheme by the States during the last three years is at Annexure-II.

 

The financial norms for various components under ICPS (now “Child Protection Services”) were revised with effect from 1st April, 2014. The key features of the revised Scheme included increased maintenance grant for children in homes, from Rs.750 to Rs.2000 per child per month. The ICPS was renamed as CPS as sub-scheme under Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services w.e.f. 1st April, 2017, as communicated vide Government order dated 20th November, 2017. Following modifications have come into effect pursuant to the said order:

 

(i)    Maintenance grant for children in homes was enhanced to Rs.2160 per child per month,

(ii)   Sitting allowance of Child Welfare Committee and Juvenile Justice Board's members has been enhanced from Rs.1000/- to Rs.1500/- in accordance with new JJ Model Rules, 2016 and

(iii) Programmatic allocation for Childline India Foundation Head office and four regional Centres, was increased by Rs.9.70 Crore for protection services of CHILDLINE, to address expansion and emerging protection needs.

 

Annexure-I

 

The details of children who have benefited under CPS scheme as informed by the States/UTs during2019-20(up to 30.01.2020)

 

 

Institutional Care [Homes]

Open Shelters

Specialised Adoption Agencies

#

State

No. Assisted

Beneficiaries

No. Assisted

Beneficiaries

No. Assisted

Beneficiaries

1

Andhra Pradesh

66

2954

9

262

14

140

2

Arunachal Pradesh

5

185

0

0

1

10

3

Assam

52

1617

7

104

21

72

4

Bihar

26

1567

5

134

13

138

5

Chhattisgarh

65

2042

10

127

12

95

6

Goa

20

557

2

225

2

16

7

Gujarat

45

1706

0

0

12

86

8

Haryana

24

1322

14

425

7

52

9

Himachal Pradesh

32

1268

4

91

1

15

10

Jammu and Kashmir

17

823

0

0

2

0

11

Jharkhand

41

1466

5

125

12

92

12

Karnataka

79

3124

38

1084

25

319

13

Kerala

30

721

4

100

11

222

14

Madhya Pradesh

67

2804

8

348

26

243

15

Maharashtra

74

2320

2

50

17

170

16

Manipur

42

1160

14

296

7

55

17

Meghalaya

44

868

4

150

4

5

18

Mizoram

45

1178

0

0

7

26

19

Nagaland

39

609

3

60

4

5

20

Orissa

93

7112

12

300

25

250

21

Punjab

19

620

0

0

6

77

22

Rajasthan

85

2459

22

401

24

99

23

Sikkim

16

496

4

64

4

20

24

Tamil Nadu

198

12864

11

275

20

200

25

Tripura

23

717

2

58

6

49

26

Uttar Pradesh

74

3703

20

517

25

247

27

Uttarakhand

20

437

2

50

2

15

28

West Bengal

70

4156

49

1226

23

326

29

Telangana

40

1306

0

0

11

320

30

Andaman & Nicobar

10

401

-

0

2

10

31

Chandigarh

7

252

0

0

2

17

32

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

0

0

1

25

1

10

33

Daman and Diu

1

25

-

0

-

0

34

Lakshadweep

-

0

-

0

-

0

35

Delhi

29

1614

9

313

3

59

36

Puducherry

27

1043

2

42

2

16

 

Total

1525

65496

263

6852

354

3476

Annexure-II

Status of grant released and utilized under Child Protection Scheme [CPS] as on 30.01.2020 (Rs.in lakh)

Sl. No.

Name of the State

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Amount released

Amount Utlized

Amount released

Amount Utlized

Amount released

Amount Utlized

1

Andhra Pradesh

110.74

586.32

1469.88

1537.11

1870.01

1477.11

2

Arunachal Pradesh

52.29

179.54

643.71

180.00

37.63

526.03

3

Assam

413.64

1112.98

2932.68

1608.78

3379.63

2015.65

4

Bihar

2787.92

1923.33

541.56

1609.84

2621.87

1619.23

5

Chattisgarh

527.77

1683.25

3181.97

1701.20

2151.01

2179.68

6

Goa

36.83

98.27

728.53

54.44

16.03

80.17

7

Gujarat

769.95

1526.53

590.11

1767.24

2251.55

1790.09

8

Haryana

0.00

1224.85

1858.22

2500.00

1387.60

1693.65

9

Himachal Pradesh

2345.48

2390.26

1835.01

1833.11

1342.64

1349.88

10

Jammu & Kashmir

43.12

114.71

807.48

807.48

2106.94

1189.53

11

Jharkhand

840.11

842.14

1714.57

1641.76

1480.26

1570.69

12

Karnataka

3720.80

3709.53

3272.45

1364.04

4022.56

3098.95

13

Kerala

260.50

216.96

1849.45

1275.72

1263.77

1289.64

14

Madhya Pradesh

2503.88

2535.83

3262.77

2582.87

2959.23

3070.18

15

Maharashtra

2272.33

1569.37

608.15

608.15

3156.52

1922.01

16

Manipur

241.34

709.47

1886.33

2103.00

3866.99

3660.70

17

Meghalaya

2060.33

2060.33

1846.60

1846.60

2254.51

900.80

18

Mizoram

1949.55

1949.55

1917.51

1917.51

2042.28

2042.28

19

Nagaland

1350.37

1447.50

1457.45

1457.45

1787.12

1779.05

20

Orissa

1089.22

2580.78

2599.30

2782.53

4352.44

3398.22

21

Punjab

581.67

718.31

143.24

875.43

1244.17

535.83

22

Rajasthan

0.00

2267.52

4752.30

2995.81

3584.72

3584.72

23

Sikkim

601.18

365.87

662.76

125.43

379.25

512.55

24

Tamil Nadu

13039.37

3648.55

2013.12

5512.50

7895.14

8622.16

25

Telangana

195.64

1823.98

894.82

633.08

1329.23

1647.72

26

Tripura

676.04

415.30

446.81

499.00

885.77

841.54

27

Uttar Pradesh

3207.19

3109.82

1830.67

4222.98

7834.39

5347.81

28

Uttarakhand

15.54

187.54

907.57

731.40

1344.40

405.84

29

West Bengal

6763.87

3522.60

5073.56

4232.67

2372.13

3391.03

30

Andaman & Nicobar Island

36.88

36.76

31.66

93.36

218.85

201.17

31

Chandigarh

245.44

278.53

194.32

236.17

577.58

259.27

32

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

177.59

59.11

24.82

69.90

11.24

90.74

33

Daman & Diu

126.42

80.33

21.89

83.00

18.42

67.77

34

Delhi

978.64

1024.94

354.33

907.88

1007.39

849.99

35

Lakshadweep

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

36

Puducherry

826.33

768.69

114.35

426.20

398.43

*

Total

 

50847.97

46769.35

52469.95

52823.64

73451.70

63011.68

 

* Statement of Expenditure and Utilization Certificate is awaited.

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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