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West Bengal State Child Protection Society

Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare

Govt. of West Bengal

Home Management Committee (HMC) and Children's Committees (CC)

Section 53(2) of JJ (C& PC) Act, 2015 states that 'Every institution shall have a Management Committee, to be set up in a manner as may be prescribed, to manage the institution and monitor the progress of every child.'

Every registered CCI has a HMC with DCPO as the Chairperson as per Rule 56 of West Bengal Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Rules, 2009. HMCs will be reconstituted after the new JJ Rules come into force.

Section 53(3) of the said Act states that 'The officer in-charge of every institution, housing children above six years of age, shall facilitate setting up of children's committees for participating in such activities as may be prescribed, for the safety and well-being of children in the institution.'

CCs are constituted in the registered CCIs as per Rule 57 of West Bengal Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Rules, 2009. They will be reconstituted after the new JJ Rules are framed