Child Protection Services (CPS) Scheme

Child Protection Services (CPS) Scheme

By Mridusmita Bordoloi, Mohammad Hamza Farooqui, and Avani Kapur
Centre for Policy Research
18 August 2021

Even as large parts of government budgets and efforts are directed towards fighting the pandemic, it is important to ensure that children are not overlooked. Critical during this time is going to be ensuring that sufficient resources are provided for the protection to children in precarious positions and ensuring that the existing resources are utilised effectively.

This brief aims to study the status of implementation of Child Protection Services (CPS) scheme prior to the pandemic with a focus on the possible impact of COVID-19 on child protection and welfare.