DCPU

In Jharkhand, Deputy Commissioner (DC) is the Chairperson of DCPU. Other executives are District Child Protection Officer (DCPO), Legal cum Probation Officer (LPO), Program Officer (Institutional Care), Program Officer (Non Institutional Care), Counselor, Social Workers etc. under ICPS.

*#For more details about provisions, please see bottom of the page.


CONTACT DETAILS OF DCPU CHAIRPERSON AND DCPO
District
Chairperson of DCPU Cum
Deputy Commissioner (DC)
District Child Protection Officer (DCPO)
E-Mail
Mobile
E-Mail
Mobile
Ranchi
ranchi.dc@gmail.com
9431708333
dcpsranchi@gmail.com
9534104101/
9534005478
E. Singhbhum
dc-jsr@nic.in
9431160001
dcpseastsinghbhum@gmail.com
9431762159/
8102840029
W. Singhbhum
dc-wss@nic.in
9470517677
dcpswestsinghbhum@gmail.com 
9798770320
Gumla
dcgumla@gmail.com
9431106977
dcpsgumla@gmail.com
9905531741
Saraikela
dc-sar@nic.in
9431161940
dcpopalamu@gmail.com
9234203438
Simdega
dc-sim@nic.in
9431581591
dcpssimdega@gmail.com
9308999432/
9430358404
Lohardaga
dc-loh@nic.in
9470590889/ 9431108640
dcpslohardaga@gmail.com
9431350178
Dhanbad
dhanbad.dc@gmail.com
9471191601
dcpsdhanbad@gmail.com
9955514341
Jamtara
dcjamtara@gmail.com
9431130960
dcpsjamtara@gmail.com
9905207232
Hazaribagh
dc-haz@nic.in
9431141943/ 9431115667
dcpshazaribagh@gmail.com
9431559195
Bokaro
dc_bokaro@rediffmail.com 
9470526005/ 9431115667
dcpsbokaro@gmail.com
8969335979/
9546586133
Chatra
dc-cha@nic.in
9470197499
dcpschatra@gmail.com
9031723945
Palamau
dc-pal@nic.in
7250826612
9576301991
Giridih
dc-gir@nic.in
9431144644
dcpsgiridih@gmail.com
8969169046
Koderma
dc-kod@nic.in
9934935997
dcpskoderma@gmail.com
8539973546/
9534153438
Latehar
dc-lat@nic.in
8986890063/ 9431138347
dcpslatehar@gmail.com
9430767616/
7209933203
Dumka
dc-dumka@nic.in
9431158010
dcpsdumka@gmail.com
8809387171
Deoghar
dc-deo@nic.in/  dcdeoghar@gmail.com
9431139339
dcpsdeoghar@gmail.com
9431549232/       9693841545
Godda
dc-god@nic.in
9431134597
dcpsgodda@gmail.com
8809936690
Pakur
dc-pak@nic.in
9431137176
dcpspakur@gmail.com
9835556004/
8540873440
Khunti
dc-kht-jhr@nic.in
9430153303
dcpskhunti@gmail.com
9308827473
Sahebganj
dc-sah@nic.in
9431152021
dcpssahibganj@gmail.com
8936811285
Garhwa
dc-gar@nic.in
8986739704
dcpsgarhwa@gmail.com
9431928513
8271459884
Ramgarh
dcramgarh@rediffmail.com 
9431146500
dcpsramgarh@gmail.com
9798680006

*As per the provisions under section 24 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2006 section 62 A inserted in the principal Act.
62 A: Every state Government shall constitute a Child Protection Unit for the state and, such Units for every Districts, consisting of such officers and other employees as may be appointed by that Government, to take up matters relating to children in need of care and protection and juveniles in conflict with law with a view to ensure the implementation of this Act including the establishment and maintenance of homes, notification of competent authorities in relation to these children and their rehabilitation and co-ordination with various officials and non-official agencies concerned.

#Roles and responsibilities of District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) have been mentioned under Rule 81 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Rules, 2007.

Rule 81: District Child Protection Unit – (1) The District Child Protection Unit shall co-ordinate and implement all child rights and protection activities at district level.

(2) The specific functions of the District Child Protection Unit shall include:
(a) Ensure effective implementation of the Act at district or city levels by supporting creation of adequate infrastructure, such as, setting up Boards, Committees, Special Juvenile Police Units and homes in each district;
(b) Identify families at risk and children in need of care and protection;
(c) Assess the number of children in difficult circumstances and creating district-specific databases to monitor trends and patterns of children in difficult circumstances;
(d) Periodic and regular mapping of all child related services at district for creating a resource directory and making the information available to the Committees and Boards from time to time;
(e) Implement family based non-institutional services including sponsorship, foster care, adoption and after care;
 (f) Ensure setting up of District, Block and Village level Child Protection Committees for effective implementation of programmes as well as discharge of its functions;
(g) Facilitate transfer of children at all levels for either their restoration to their families or placing the child in long or short-term rehabilitation through institutionalization, adoption, foster care and sponsorship;
(h) Supporting State Adoption Resource Agency in implementation of family based non-institutional services at district level;
(i) Network and coordinate with all government departments to build inter-sectoral linkages on child protection issues, including Departments of Health, Education, Social Welfare, Urban Basic Services, Backward Classes & Minorities, Youth Services, Police, Judiciary, Labour, State AIDS Control Society, among others;
(j) Network and coordinate with civil society organizations working under the Act;
(k) Develop parameters and tools for effective monitoring and supervision of agencies and institutions in the district in consultation with experts in child welfare;
(l) Supervise and monitor all institutions or agencies providing residential facilities to children in district;
(m) Train and build capacity of all personnel (Government and Non-government) implementing the Act to provide effective services to children;
(n) organize quarterly meeting with all stakeholders at district level including CHILDLINE, Specialised Adoption Agencies, Officer-in-charges of homes, non-governmental organisations and members of public to review the progress and implementation of the Act; and
(o) Liaison with the State Child Protection Unit, State Adoption Resource Agency at State level and District Child Protection Units of other districts. 

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