Introduction

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has been set up in July, 2007 as a statutory body under Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act 2005 (4 of 2006) to protect, promote and defend child rights in the state. In the act, a child has been defined as a human being below the age of eighteen years. Child Rights as per Section 2 (b) of the Act includes the rights provided under the CRC. The major standards for children prescribed in the .

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Composition of the commission

Chairman Shri. Pravin Shivajirao Ghuge
Address : Nestvan Row House, Mayurban Colony, Shahanoorwadi, Aurangabad

Members:

  • 1. Shri. Santosh Vishwanath Shinde
    Address: Plot No. 5/1, 11/B/11,Vishakha Society, Nagri Niwas Sankul, Goregoan (East), Mumbai
  • 2. Smt. Shribala Vishwasrao Deshpande
    Address: Plot No. 5, Gajanan Niwas, Gharkul Housing Society, Parate Lay Out, Nagpur
  • 3. Dr. Shalini Balasaheb Karad
    Address: Karad Hospital, Main Road, Parli Vaijnath, Dist. Beed
  • 4. Prof. Asma Shaikh (Patel)
    Address: 314, Ghorpade Peth, Dalal Building, Dr.Vijay Kadam Chowk, Pune
  • 5. Shri Vijay Jadhav
    Address: 1/4, Ahmad Umar Building, Dr. Deesilwa Road, Above Darbar Hotel, Dadar (West), Mumbai
  • 6. Adv. Swarada Shrirang Kelkar
    Address: Vinayak Bunglow, Chintaman Nagar, Sangli