Caramai Kharkongor appointed Interim SCPCR Chairperson

Shillong, May 11: The Secretary of Social Welfare Department, Caramai Kharkongor has been appointed as the Interim Chairperson of the Meghalaya State Commission for Protection of Child Rights in addition to her own duties.

Commissioner and Secretary of Social Welfare Department, Sampath Kumar informed that the decision to appoint an interim chairperson was undertaken as the tenure of the earlier Chairperson was over.

He said that a Chairperson would be appointed as soon as possible, but that the process would take some time due to the current situation.

According to the procedure, the Chairperson should be appointed on the recommendation of a three Member Selection Committee constituted by the State Government under the Chairmanship of the Minister-in-Charge of the department dealing with children.

Further, the gazette states that the Chairperson, “should be a person of eminence and done outstanding work for promoting the welfare of children.”

Meena Kharkongor, the first and two-time Chairperson of SCPCR, completed her tenure on February, this year.

1 thought on “Caramai Kharkongor appointed Interim SCPCR Chairperson

  1. Double charge.the government should followed the procedure according the appointed chairperson, caramai kharkongor she’s IAS,and secretary social welfare..she can’t over charge the post.. she is the ,IAS. She should know the procedure.the government should removed her immediatly from the post chairperson commission state of child righs. If the commission required urgent chairperson for protection of child rights the government should be extended the post for smti Meena kharkongor..

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