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Meet on Juvenile Justice Act begins

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 7 - A two-day State level conclave on the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2015, began this morning with special focus on children in conflict with law, at the Assam Administrative Staff College here. The programme is being organised by the Gauhati High Court, in association with the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights & State Child Protection Society, Social Welfare Department, Government of Assam, supported by UNICEF, Office for Assam.

Justice Madan B Lokur, judge, Supreme Court of India, was the chief guest of the occasion.

The inaugural address was delivered by Ajit Singh, Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court.

In his address, Justice Lokur said that for protection of child rights, efforts from society and every individual are needed.

Other dignitaries who spoke on the occasion included VK Pipersenia, Chief Secretary to the Govt of Assam, Runumi Gogoi, Chairperson, Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, and Dr Tushar Rane, Chief of Field Office of UNICEF, Assam.

The conclave was also attended by more than 180 participants, that included district and sessions judges and principal magistrates of the juvenile justice boards of the states of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, senior police officers from the districts of Assam, juvenile police units, district legal-cum-probation officers of district child protection units, officials from the social welfare departments of the states of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh and other stake-holders.

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Meet on Juvenile Justice Act begins

GUWAHATI, May 7 - A two-day State level conclave on the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2015, began this morning with special focus on children in conflict with law, at the Assam Administrative Staff College here. The programme is being organised by the Gauhati High Court, in association with the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights & State Child Protection Society, Social Welfare Department, Government of Assam, supported by UNICEF, Office for Assam.

Justice Madan B Lokur, judge, Supreme Court of India, was the chief guest of the occasion.

The inaugural address was delivered by Ajit Singh, Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court.

In his address, Justice Lokur said that for protection of child rights, efforts from society and every individual are needed.

Other dignitaries who spoke on the occasion included VK Pipersenia, Chief Secretary to the Govt of Assam, Runumi Gogoi, Chairperson, Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, and Dr Tushar Rane, Chief of Field Office of UNICEF, Assam.

The conclave was also attended by more than 180 participants, that included district and sessions judges and principal magistrates of the juvenile justice boards of the states of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, senior police officers from the districts of Assam, juvenile police units, district legal-cum-probation officers of district child protection units, officials from the social welfare departments of the states of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh and other stake-holders.