The Government has put the draft Jammu and Kashmir Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Bill 2018 in public domain to solicit views and suggestions of all the stakeholders.
According to Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, the draft bill is available on the official website of Social Welfare Department (SWD) at www.jksocialwelfare.nic.in.
He said the views and suggestions can be sent to the office of the Secretary SWD Civil Secretariat or Mission Director, Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) J&K.
The suggestions, he said, can also be mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
He said the Mission Director, ICPS shall be also organising roundtable with the stakeholders for thorough discussions on the proposed bill by the stakeholders.
The Bill is aimed at providing a legal framework for dealing empathetically with the children found to be in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection.