BY OUR CORRESPONDENT
SHILLONG, Dec 28: The Director of Social Welfare, Meghalaya, Shillong has informed that as per Section 41 & 42 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 it is mandatory that all Child Care Institutions should be registered under the Act. In this regard, information was sent to all child care Institutions through District Child Protection Officer for immediate registration for which the last date was on December 20, 2017. Also, a notice to this effect has been issued through print and electronic media. In spite of this, the Child Care Institutions have failed to comply, therefore a Show-Cause Notice is being issued to Child Care Institutions for immediate action failing which necessary action as per law will be initiated against the Institutions.