Policy Briefs & Reports

Child Protection Services (CPS) Scheme

Mridusmita Bordoloi, Avani Kapur
Mohammad Hamza Farooqui

Centre for Policy Research

August 18, 2021

Child Protection Services is Government of India’s (GoI’s) flagship programme to provide preventive and statutory care, and rehabilitation services to children in need of care and protection and those in conflict with the law as defined under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.

This brief uses government data to analyse CPS performance along the following parameters:

Trends in overall GoI allocations, releases and expenditures;
State wise GoI releases and expenditures;
Child Care Institutes (CCIs) and beneficiaries;
Registered cases of crimes against children.