Child Rights Protection Commission in MP

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Bhopal, Sep 23 (UNI) With a view to giving protection to child rights at institutional level, the Madhya Pradesh government today decided to constitute a Child Rights Protection Commission.

The decision to this effect was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here. The Commission's constitution would help generate an atmosphere conducive to all-round development of children besides giving statutory status to it in order to safeguard interests of the state's children, an official release said.

The Commission would have six members besides the Chairman. There would be at least two women members. The Chairman and members would be appointed by the government. The Commission's tenure would be three years. The Chairman would continue upto the age of 65 years while the members up to 60, the release added.

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