SC order for orphaned children: Central and state governments should ensure upbringing and education of orphaned children due to Kovid: Supreme Court to covid
- Supreme Court issues orders for the care of orphaned children during the Corona period
- The court said that the central and state governments will also have to make arrangements for the education of orphan children.
- The Supreme Court had reprimanded the Bengal government for not giving information about the orphan children.
The Supreme Court has given many big orders regarding the arrangement of orphaned children from upbringing to education during the Corona period. The Supreme Court of the country said that it is the responsibility of the governments to ensure the upbringing and education of children who have lost their parents or guardians due to Corona. It asked the state governments to ensure that all the orphaned children continue their education at an uninterrupted pace.
Government should ensure education of orphan children
The Supreme Court said that for this, the child who is studying in government or private school, wherever he is, his education should continue there. It has asked the state governments as well as the central government to provide financial assistance to such children. The court said in its order that food, medicine and clothes should be provided to all the orphaned children immediately. Also, the children whose guardians are not able to keep them, those children should be handed over to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) now.
30 thousand children lost their guardian in Corona
Keep in mind that according to the report of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), parents of 30 thousand children have died due to the Kovid-19 epidemic across the country. The Supreme Court said that the website should be updated continuously after detecting such children. The Supreme Court said that children are a priceless asset, so their future should not be spoiled for any reason. The court gave clear orders to the central and state governments for this.
Supreme Court p. reprimand to bengal government
The Supreme Court in Monday’s hearing came down heavily on the West Bengal government and said that the state government is not uploading the information of orphaned children on the website, which is a matter of concern. He said that the state government was making excuses for not understanding the verdict of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court told the representative of the state government that all the states have provided the information, then only P. Why is Bengal getting confused? The court had ordered the state to immediately update the information of orphans on the website.
Announcement of financial help from PM Cares Fund
The Supreme Court had ordered all district administrations on 28 May itself to put the information of all the children orphaned after March 2020 on the ‘Bal Swaraj’ portal of NCPCR. On May 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced financial assistance for such orphans from the PM Cares Fund.
Clear orders of the Supreme Court for the orphaned children.
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