District Inspection Committee

The District Inspection Committee (DIC) is appointed by the State Government and comprises of following members:

  • Member of the Board or the Committee;
  • District Child Protection Officer as the Member Secretary;
  • Medical Officer;
  • one member of the civil society working in the area of child rights, care, protection and welfare;
  • one mental health expert who has experience of working with children.

 

The DIC carries out inspections of all Child Care Institutions in the district, at least once every 3 months. A report of the findings is submitted to the District Child Protection Unit or the State Government along with suggestions for improvement and development of the Institutions in accordance with the provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act (2015). The Committee also interacts with the children during the visits to the Institution to determine their well-being and get feedback.