Observation Homes And Special Homes

Observation Homes:
Observation Homes are meant for the temporary reception of any juvenile in conflict with 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 constitued as per the section 4 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendement Act 2006. The apprehended children are normally detained under probahation 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.No

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 construted

                    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:-

                      1. Observation Home and Special Home, Berhampur
                      2. Observation Home and Special Home, Rourkela
                      3. Observation Home and Special Home, Angul
                      4. Observation Home and Special Home for girls, Berhampur