• To suggest Legal Safeguards for Protection of Child Rights and recommend Measures
  • Enquire into Violations of Child Rights and initiation of proceedings
  • Examine Rights of Children affected by Terrorism, Violence, Disaster, HIV/AIDS, Trafficking, Mal-treatment, Exploitation, Pornography & Prostitution, recommend remedial Measures
  • Look into matters of children in need of Care & Protection, Distressed, Marginalized, Disadvantaged, Juveniles in conflict with Law, Children without family and Children of Prisoners for appropriate remedial Measures
  • Review of Treaties, International Instruments, Govt. Policy, Programme & Activities in the best interest of Children
  • Research, Literacy & Awareness of Child Rights & Safeguards through Media, Publication, Seminars etc.
  • Inspection of Juvenile/Children, Residential Institutions for proper Care, Treatment Reformation and Protection
  • Monitor implementation of Right to Education
  • To monitor the cases of rescuing & rehabilitation of Child Labour
  • To spread awareness about Child Rights and related issues through seminars, workshop, publications, media etc. and promote awareness of safeguards available against abuse of Child Rights.
  • To enquire into complaints and take suo motu notice of matters related to:
    1. Deprivation and violation of Child Rights;
    2. Non-implementation of laws providing for protection and development of children;
    3. Non-compliance of policy decisions, guidelines or instruction aimed at mitigating hardships to and ensuring the welfare of the children and to provide relief to such children or take up the issues arising out of such matters with appropriate authorities;
  • Such other functions as it may consider necessary for the promotion of child rights and any other matter incidental to the above functions.

The Commission has all powers of the Civil Court with respect to the following matters:

  • Summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person from any part of India and examining him/her on oath;
  • Receiving evidence on Affidavits;
  • Requisitioning of any Public Record or copy thereof from any Court of Office.
  • Issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses or documents;
  • Forwarding cases to Magistrates who have jurisdiction to try the same;
  • On completion of inquiry, the Commission has the powers to take the following actions:
    1. To recommend to concerned Government for initiation of proceedings for prosecution or other suitable action on finding any violation of child rights and provisions of law during the course of an inquiry;
    2. To approach the Supreme Court or the Delhi High Court for such directions, orders or writs as that Court may deem necessary;
    3. To recommend to concerned Government or authority for grant of such interim relief to the victim or the members of his family as considered necessary


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<Shri Arvind Kejriwal
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