Observation Homes And Special Homes

Observation Homes:

Observation Homes are meant for the temporary reception of any juvenile in conflict with the law during the pendency of any inquiry against him/her. Only children in conflict with law brought under the purview of the Indian Penal Code and other legislations are produced before the Juvenile Justice Board constituted as per the section 4 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendment Act 2006. The apprehended children are normally detained under probation up to 4 months in these Observation Homes.

16 Observation Homes have been sanctioned and are functioning. 12 Observation Homes have own Building. At the end of March 2013, 62 boys were in these Observation Homes.

List of Observation Homes:-

Sl#

District

Building Details

Sanctioned Strength

1.

Bangalore Urban (Boys)

Own Building

 
100

2.

Bangalore Rural (Girls)

Presently from Bangalore Urban OH Premises

25

3.

Bijapur

Own

25

4.

Bellary

Own

25

5.

Belgaum

Own

25

6.

Chitradurga

Presently in CH for Boys

25

7.

Dharwad

Own

25

8.

Davanagere

Own

25

9.

Gulbarga

Own

25

10.

Hassan

To be constructed

25

11.

Karwar

Own

25

12.

Kolar

Own

25

13.

Mysore

Own Building

25

14.

Raichur

Rented building

25

15.

Shimoga

Own

25

16.

Udupi

Rented

25

Special Homes:

Children who are convicted under section 15 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendment Act, 2006, are admitted to Special Homes for long term rehabilitation. Four Special Homes are set up, two for boys one each attached to Observation Home, Bangalore Urban District and Belgaum and two for Girls, one each attached to Observation Home Davanagere and Bangalore Rural. ‘ECHO’ a voluntary organization has been recognized by the Government as Fit Institution to run Special Home in Bangalore Urban District. At the end of March 2013, 9 Children were there in the Special Home. Special Homes: Children who are convicted under section 15 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendment Act, 2006, are admitted to Special Homes for long term rehabilitation. Four Special Homes are set up, two for boys one each attached to Observation Home, Bangalore Urban District and Belgaum and two for Girls, one each attached to Observation Home Davanagere and Bangalore Rural. ‘ECHO’ a voluntary organization has been recognized by the Government as Fit Institution to run Special Home in Bangalore Urban District. At the end of March 2013, 9 Children were there in the Special Home.

List of the Observation Home and Special Homes:-

  • Observation Home and Special Home, Berhampur
  • Observation Home and Special Home, Rourkela
  • Observation Home and Special Home, Angul
  • Observation Home and Special Home for girls, Berhampur

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