The Government of India has launched the integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) in the year 2009 to contribute to the well being of children in difficult circumstances, as well as for the reduction of vulnerabilities to situations and action that lead to abuse, neglect, exploitation, abandonment and separation of children from parents with focus on Children in Need of Care and Protection and Children in Conflict and Contact with the Law. This Centrally Sponsored Scheme aims at providing a protective environment for all children in order to enable them to develop into responsible individuals. The interventions include, inter-alia, financial support for setting up and/or maintenance of Homes for children in need of care and protection and those in conflict with law, setting up of child protection structure Viz., State Project Support Unit (SPSU), State Child Protection Society (SCPS), State Adoption. Resource Agency (SARA) at the State and District Child Protection Societies (DCPUS), Specialized Adoption Agencies (SAAs) in all the Districts, capacity building, advocacy etc., The Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) (Centrally Sponsored Scheme) is being implemented in the State since 2010-2011 with funding from the Government of India shared in ratio of 75:25.
Government have issued sanction for creation of 554 posts to the “AP Society for Protection and Empowerment of Women and Children O/o Commissioner Women Development and Child Welfare Department, A.P. Hyderabad under State Project Support Unit (SPSU), State Child Protection
Society (SCPU), State Adoption Resource Agency (SARA) at the State level and District Child Protection Societies (DCPUs), Specialized Adoption Agencies (SAAs) at District level.
1. G.O.Ms.No.7, Finance (SMPC.1) dept., dt.04.01.2014.
2. From the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India New Delhi D.O.No.14-3/2012-CW-II
(Vol.IV) dt.3rd March 2014 received through website. 3. From the Director WD & CW Telangana Hyderabad,
Lr.No.454//H/ICPS/Accts/2014,dt.17.09.2014,05.12.2014, 26.12. 2014& 12.06.2015
4. G.O.Ms.No.17, Deptt., for WCD &SC, Dt:09-07-2015.
Government of India have issued revised financial norms for implementation of ICPS under different components of the Scheme. The revised financial norms would be applicable from 1st April, 2014. Further for the State Project Support Unit (SPSU) component all the posts are sanctioned except Accounts Officer, Accountant and One Asst cum computer operator and under the component of SARA all the posts are sanctioned except Accountant w.e.f. 1st April, 2014 and there is no financial support for the post of Accounts Asst. (SCPS) for states with 15 or less than 15 districts w.e.f.02nd June, 2014.
Director, Women Development and Child Welfare Department Telangana, Hyderabad has requested to accord permission for implementation of ICPS scheme as per revised financial norms of GOI applicable from 1st
April 2014 to State Project Support Unit (SPSU), State Child Protection Society (SCPU), State Adoption Resource Agency (SARA) at the State level and District Child Protection Societies (DCPUs), Specialized Adoption Agencies (SAAs), Children homes, Open Shelters, Child Welfare Committee (CWC), and Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) etc. at the Districts level.
Government have issued orders for formation of Telangana State Society for Protection and Empowerment of Children and to promote access of children to quality services and opportunities for building an equitable society through convergence and partnership.
6. After careful examination of the proposal, Government hereby accorded permission to the Director WD & CW Dept. Telangana, Hyderabad for implementation of different components of Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) as per the revised financial norms of Government of India at the State level and at the District level under Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) applicable w.e.f. from 1st April 2014.
7. The Director Women Development and Child Welfare Department, Hyderabad shall take necessary action in the matter.
8. This order is issued with the concurrence of Finance (HR.II) Department, vide their U.O.No.7707/167/A2/HRM.II/2015, Dt:01-07-2015.
Department Women, Child, Disabled and Senior Citizens – Implementation of Integrated Child Protection Scheme(ICPS) as per revised guidelines of Government of India under different components Persmission accorded w.e.f.01.04.2014- Orders- Issued.DEPTT., FOR WOMEN, CHILDREN, DISABLED & SENIOR CITIZENS (Schemes) G.O.Ms.No.21 Dated:27-07-2015