Kharkongor re-appointed as SCPCR chairperson

Shillong, July 21: The State government has re-constituted the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) and re-appointed incumbent Chairperson, Meena Kharkongor along with two other members.

The SCPCR comprised of six members and the chairperson.
Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma informed that during the cabinet meeting, the matter related to re-constitution of the Commission was discussed, and the Social Welfare department informed that it was very difficult to get potential and eligible names of persons who should be members of the Commission.
“Since names are limited, the cabinet has asked the department to further examine the names,” he said.
According to the Chief Minister the tenure of the SCPCR has already expired, and for the chairperson post, the same chairperson (Kharkongor) has been re-appointed along with two members.

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