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Justice Mir (Retd) takes over as Chairperson Selection Committee under Juvenile Justice



JAMMU: Former Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court, Justice (Retd) Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, on Thursday assumed the charge of the Chairperson Selection Committee Under Juvenile Justice Rules J&K here.
Harvinder Kour, Mission Director Vatsalaya; Rajiv Kumar Khajuria, renowned child protection expert and president National Development Foundation J&K Jammu; Dr Sindhu Kapoor, Dean School of Social Sciences, Cluster University of Jammu and Dr Nancy Mengi, Head Social Work department, Central University of Jammu also assumed office as member secretary and members of the committee respectively. Selection Committee is an apex committee under Juvenile Justice system to recruit the Child Welfare Committees and Juvenile Justice Boards which have replaced the courts with regard to the cases pertaining to children in need of care and protection and children in conflict with law. Mir assured that selection committee will not only make recruitments but also will voluntary raise awareness on Child rights particularly Child protection to fulfil the Governments vision of leaving no child behind.

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