Telangana State & District Level Board to implement Restorative Justice


The Director, Women Development & Child Welfare Department, Hyderabad, has requested for the formation of State Level Committee and District Level Committees to implement the Central Scheme of “Restorative Justice”.

Government after careful consolidation hereby constitute the State Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board and District Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board as per the Central Scheme of “Restorative Justice” to provide financial assistance and support services such as Shelter, Counseling, Medical aid, Legal assistance, Education and vocational training to victims of Rape depending upon the needs of the victims as follows:-

State Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board:

1. The Principal Secretary/Secretary, Department of Women and Child Development shall be the Chairperson of the State.

2. A representative of the Department of Home – Member

3. A representative of the Department of Health or an eminent medical practitioner from the Government Medical College, having experience in dealing with rape cases, to be nominated by the Department of Health – Member

4. A representative of the Department of Law – Member

5. A representative of the State Legal Service Authority, who should preferably be a woman – Member

6. Two eminent women with experience of working on issues relating to women and children in the State, to be nominated by the Chairperson of the Board – Member

7. Director, Department of Women and Child Development or Social Welfare Department, who shall be the Member Secretary of the Board.

The State Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board shall coordinate and monitor the functions of the District Boards in the State.

District Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board

1. District Collector/District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner shall be the Chairperson of the Board.

2. The Superintendent of Police – Member

3. The Civil Surgeon/District medical/Health Officer or by whatever name he/she is called – Member.

4. A representative of the District Legal Service Authority, who should preferably be a women – Member

An eminent women expert with experience of working on issues relating to women and children in the district, to be nominated by the Chairperson of the Board – Member

The District Women & Child Development /Social Welfare Officer, who shall be the Member Secretary of the Board.

The District Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board shall deal with applications for assistance received under the scheme in that district.

The State Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board and District Criminal Injuries Relief and Rehabilitation Board shall function as per the instructions in “Restorative Justice” scheme.

The Director, Women Development & Child Welfare Department, Hyderabad shall take necessary action accordingly.

G.O.Ms.No. 2  Date:   12-01-2015 From the Director, Women Development & Child Welfare Department, Lr.No.405G/2014,dt:11.07.2014.


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Advocate, Journalist and Founder of Telangana Navanirmana Sena From Mahabubnagar,Telangana State, India Email Me -- pavan@tgnns.com

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