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Haryana: CM Khattar renamed Child Care Institutes as ‘Jagannath Ashrams’



Haryana: CM Khattar renamed Child Care Institutes as ‘Jagannath Ashrams’: Details, Highlights

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on 25th December 2018 has announced the renaming of Child Care Institutes (CCI) being run in the state as Jagannath Ashrams.

This announcement was made by the chief minister at the during a dance competition organised by women wing of All India Vaish Federation.

Announcing his decision the Chief Minister said that since all the Child Care Institutions have a similar goal of all-round development of the children, it would be appropriate to give a single name to all. The announcement was made with the consent of representatives of the institutions and children present there.

Child Care Institutes (CCI) 

A child care institution as defined under the JJ Act,2015, means Children Home, Open Shelter, Observation Home, Special Home, Place of Safety, Specialised Adoption Agency and a Fit Facility recognized under the Act for providing care and protection to children, who are in need of such services.

Children in conflict with the law are provided residential care and protection in Observation Homes, Special Homes and Places of Safety. 

Haryana (India)

Statehood: 1st November 1966 

Capital: Chandigarh

Largest City: Faridabad

Districts: 22

Governor: Satyadev Narayan Arya

Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar (BJP)


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