Ministry of Women and Child Development

POCSO E-Box

Posted On: 05 AUG 2021 5:27PM by PIB Delhi

As per the information received from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), 356 complaints have been received through POCSO e-Box during the last three years and the current year 2021-22 (till June, 2021), out of which 123 complaints have been addressed conclusively. The State/ UT-wise detail of the complaints received through POCSO e Box is annexed.

The Government of India has implemented the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 which is a comprehensive law that provides protection to children from the offences of sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 enacted by Govt of India provides safeguards for children against sexual abuse. The Act was amended in 2019 to introduce more stringent punishment including death penalty for committing sexual crimes on children, with a view to deter the perpetrators & prevent such crimes against children.

Section 44 (1) of POCSO Act, 2012 provides that National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) shall monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Act.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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ANNEXURE

 

Sr. No.

Name of State/UT

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

 2021-22 (Upto June 2021)

Total

1

Andaman &Nicobar Islands

0

0

0

0

0

2

Andhra Pradesh

1

8

0

1

10

3

Arunachal Pradesh

1

0

1

0

2

4

Assam

1

4

2

0

7

5

Bihar

7

13

12

3

35

6

Chandigarh

1

1

1

0

3

7

Chhattisgarh

5

0

0

0

5

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

0

0

0

0

0

9

Daman & Diu

0

0

0

0

0

10

Delhi

12

8

13

5

38

11

Goa

0

0

0

0

0

12

Gujarat

1

3

3

0

7

13

Haryana

1

7

7

2

17

14

Himachal Pradesh

0

0

0

0

0

15

Jammu & Kashmir

0

0

1

0

1

16

Jharkhand

3

1

3

1

8

17

Karnataka

2

3

4

0

9

18

Kerala

1

0

2

0

3

19

Lakshadweep

0

0

0

0

0

20

Madhya Pradesh

4

3

5

1

13

21

Maharashtra

9

12

7

0

28

22

Manipur

0

0

0

0

0

23

Meghalaya

0

0

0

0

0

24

Mizoram

0

0

0

0

0

25

Nagaland

0

0

0

0

0

26

Orissa

3

1

0

0

4

27

Puducherry

0

0

1

0

1

28

Punjab

6

7

1

2

16

29

Rajasthan

6

6

9

0

21

30

Sikkim

0

0

0

0

0

31

Tamil Nadu

5

6

6

0

17

32

Telangana

2

2

2

2

8

33

Tripura

0

0

0

0

0

34

Uttar Pradesh

14

26

42

6

88

35

Uttarakhand

1

0

0

0

1

36

West Bengal

5

2

5

1

13

37

Others

1

0

0

0

1

 

92

113

127

24

356



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