Regional Conference on Juvenile Justice begins

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jan 2017 10:25:34


Staff Reporter,

Justice J K Maheswari Chairperson Juvenile Justice Committee MP High Court said in case children are subjected to neglect, then this would create instability in society as children subjected to neglect would opt for wrong path. Therefore, it is important that children must be dealt with sense of compassion and on friendly noteFuture and care of children depends on parental protection. Therefore, optimal effort must be made to ensure that children are kept along with their parents. In case parents find it difficult to cater the needs of the children, only under such circumstances, should children be sent to juvenile home, said Justice Rajendra Menon, acting CJ MP High Court on Saturday.


Justice Menon was speaking in the capacity of chief guest for the two-day Third Regional Conference on Juvenile Justice & Capacity Building To Ensure Proper Implementation of Law Relating to Child. The regional conference has been organised by Juvenile Justice Committee MP High Court in association with MP State Judicial Academy, MP State Legal Services Authority and UNICEF MP.


According to information, the Third Regional Conference on Juvenile Justice & Capacity Building To Ensure Proper Implementation of Law Relating to Child began on Saturday. The occasion featured the presence of Justice Rajendra Menon acting CJ MP High Court as chief guest and was presided over by Justice J K Maheswari, Chairperson Juvenile Justice Committee MP High Court as Jaishree Kiywat Commissioner Directorate of Woman Empowerment and Manish Mathur Programme Manager UNICEF Madhya Pradesh graced the occasion as special guest. Along with Ravishchandra Agrawal Advocate General, IG Jabalpur Dr Srinivasa Rao, Divisional Commissioner Gulshan Bamra were also prominently present.


Justice J K Maheswari Chairperson Juvenile Justice Committee MP High Court who presided over the occasion in his address, said in case children are subjected to neglect, then this would create instability in society as children subjected to neglect would opt for wrong path. Therefore, it is important that children must be dealt with sense of compassion and on friendly note. He expressed hope that by virtue of the two-day regional conference, the move initiated for the upliftment of children would become milestone.


Jaishree Kiywat, Commissioner Directorate of Woman Empowerment and Manish Mathur, Programme Manager, UNICEF Madhya Pradesh also spoke at length on various aspects associated with the thrust area of the conference.


Dinesh Kumar Nayak, Member Secretary MP State Legal Services Authority and District and Session Judge proposed the vote of thanks on the occasion. In view of adeptness of members present, he made an appeal to go for serious contemplation on children, like people do about their children at home.