Madhya Pradesh to set up child rights commission

September 24th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhopal, Sep 24 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up a commission to ensure protection of child rights in the state, officials said Wednesday.The decision to set up the State Child Rights Protection Commission was taken at a cabinet meet headed by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here late Tuesday, an official said.

The proposed commission would help generate an atmosphere conducive to the all-round development of children.

Apart from a chairperson, the body will have six members, including at least two women, appointed by the government.

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