Block Child Protection Committee

Block Child Protection Committee is formed in every block under the Chairpersonship of the block level elected representative (Panchayat Samiti Chairperson), to recommend and monitor the implementation of child protection services at block level. The Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) is nominated as the Member Secretary of this committee. The committee may have 17 members (2 reserved for women) besides other Zila Parishad members and Panchayat Heads. Members of this committee include a member of the DCPU, one ICDS functionary, representatives of education and health departments, Chairpersons of the Village Level Child Protection Committees as well as respected community members and civil society representatives.