Shillong, Dec 13: Supreme Court Judge, Justice Madan B.Lokur, who is also the Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority on Thursday commended the the setting up of Legal Care and Support Centres attached to the Child Welfare Committee (CWCs) by the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority.
Justice Lokur was inaugurating the Legal Care and Support Centres in the 11 districts of Meghalaya via video conferencing from the NALSA office.
The Supreme Court Jugde lauded the achievements of the Chief Justice of the
High Court of Meghalaya as well as that of the Executive Chairman, MSLSA and the Government in espousing the cause of children.
Stating that children must have confidence that they will be looked after properly as far as their rights are concerned.
He has said that these Legal Care and Support Centers are to be like a one-stop center for children to get all round help.
Justice Lokur also released the first Newsletter of the High Court of Meghalaya, Juvenile Justice Committee which will highlight the steps taken by the Government and the Committee as far as children’s rights is concerned.