A BRIEF OUTLINE OF DISTRICT CHILD PROTECTION UNIT: NALBARI
THE DISTRICT CHILD PROTECTION UNIT (DCPU) is a fundamental unit in the district for implementation of Integrated Child Protection Scheme and is responsible to coordinate all Child Protection activities in the district.
Present location of DCPU Nalbari: Office of the District Child Protection Officer cum Probation Officer, Nalbari
Rajnagar, Ward No: 11 (near circuit house),
P.O. Kazipara, Nalbari- 781341.
DCPU works with the Following Act:
The INTEGRATED CHILD PROTECTION SCHEME (ICPS) is implemented by the Central Govt. to implement the provisions of the JUVENILE JUSTICE (Care and Protection of children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act).The ICPS is a centrally sponsored scheme aimed at building an effective and efficient child protection system. The ICPS is based on the cardinal principles of Protection of Child Rights and best interest of the children. The scheme is developed to improve the well-being of children in difficult circumstances as well as to help prevent abuse, neglect, exploitation, abandonment and separation of children from their families. Proposed in 2006 and implemented in 2009, the ICPS is administered at the state level by State Child Protection Society and at the district level by District Child Protection Unit.