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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Minister: Juvenile courts to be set up in all districts
Minister: Juvenile courts to be set up in all districtsHT CorrespondentJabalpur, February 25, 2007WOMAN AND Child Development and Social Justice Minister Kusum Mahdele said on Saturday that the government would soon open juvenile courts in each district for speedy disposal of cases related to children. She said the number of juvenile courts in the State is insufficient at present and more courts are needed for disposal of cases.The minister said that Bal Bhawan, akin to Bhopal, would be opened in Jabalpur in April. She said it is planned to open Bal Bhawan at the divisional headquarters, where children would receive training in sports, music, arts and would also be taught science and other subjects.Mahdele told the media persons that the beneficiaries under the social security and old age pension schemes would get the amount by the fifth of every month. He said her department had issued instructions in this regard to the authorities.She disclosed that the government was contemplating a plan to reserve 50 per cent seats of supervisor cadre in Anganwadi for women.To a query about promoting Anganwadi workers on the post of supervisor, she said the government would fill up 50 per cent posts of supervisor through Anganwadi workers for which they will have to qualify the test conducted by the Professional Examination Board.Mahdele announced that 75 per cent amount for construction of hostel for working women and the students in the campus of Government Mankunwar Bai College here would be provided by the government.

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