Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has been set up in accordance to section 17 (1) of Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act 2005, with its headquarter at Panchkula, on 28.12.2012 to exercise the powers conferred upon, and to perform the functions assigned according to section 13 of the Commission for protection of Child rights Act 2005.
The main functions of the State Commission are given below:
1) Public Awareness: Creating greater public awareness on rights of children and the role of duty bearers in the society.
2) Monitoring: Monitoring implementation of all laws, policies, programs and activities and functioning of institutional mechanisms relating to children in the state.
3) Recommendations: Recommending appropriate authorities to address gaps in legal and policy framework as well as their implementation ensuring rights based approach.
4) Grievance Redressal: Receive complaints on the child right violations and ensuring justice for the victims.
5) Research: Undertake research and documentation on various aspects of child rights