Gram Panchayat Child Protection Committee

Gram Panchayat Child Protection Committee is formed in every Gram Panchayat unit, under the Chairpersonship of the Panchayat level elected representative (Mukhiya/Sarpanch), to recommend and monitor the implementation of child protection services at the Gram Panchayat level. Anganwadi Supervisor, nominated by the CDPO, is the Member Secretary of this committee. The committee includes three representatives of children from Kishori Samooh/Sabala and Meena Manch/Bal Sansad etc out of which one is reserved for a female child. Other members include a member of the DCPU, Anganwadi workers, school teachers, auxiliary nurse midwives, as well as respected village members and civil society representatives. All elected representatives (male and female ward members) of the Panchayat are also members of this committee besides the 19-20 members. Out of the 19-20 proposed members of the committee, atleast seven should be women (besides the other women ward members)