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Nine institutions recognised as Shishu Griha

(सेंट्रल Chronicle)
Bhopal, Jan 27: Dattak Grahan Yojana has been included under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (care of the boys) Act 2000. The state government has recognised nine institutions as Shishu Griha.These institutions are Sewa Bharti, Bhopal, Ujjain, Jabalpur and Indore, Red Cross Society, Guna, Missionaries of Charity, Indore and Bhopal, Sanjivani Sewa Sangam, Indore and Banke Bihari Kunj, Bahuddeshiya Mahila Kalyan Samiti, Lahar (Bhind).Under the Act 26 departmental Bal Grihas have been recognised as adoption authorities. The Child Welfare Committee or Juvenile Justice Board are authorised for action regarding adoption.Under the Act any hospital or private nourishing home, which happens to find an abandoned infant on its premises would inform of this to a recognised adoption agency. Similarly, if such an agency receives information about this, it would report it to the nearest police station and the Child Welfare Committee within six hours. On receiving the report…