RC. No. CWC/EG/1507/2014 Dated 15th Jul 2014
The Project Director,
Dist Women & Child Development Agency,
East Godavari District.
As you know very well that the Child Welfare Committee is also a court for the disposal of the cases of children below 18 years which is established by the Govt. of India under Sec 29(5) of Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act 2000, amend 2006. And this is to inform you that all the members in this committee are said to be a bench of magistrates with the powers of First Class Judicial Magistrates. Further, you know very well that, the committee has been equipped with the powers to facilitate the children in need of Care and Protection in terms of their development, care, treatment and rehabilitation under Sec 31 (2) of JJ Act 2000 r/w 2006.
Whereas the Child Welfare Committee is hereby came to know through a news paper dated ___of _____ (Month) ____ (Year) that ____ (Number) children have been died in an Anganwadi Center at ____________________ (village) __________________ mandal of East Godavari District. The CWC has taken the case as a sue motto and is hereby issued its proceedings seeking your written explanation in this regard along with a comprehensive inquiry report of the subject matter within a week period in the best interest of the children under Sec 33 (1) of JJ Act 2000 amend 2006.
Given under my hand with the seal of CWC dated this 15th day of Jul 2014.