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Observation Home & Special Homes

Observation Homes are meant for the temporary reception of any  juvenile in conflict   with   law  during  the pendency of any  inquiry  against him / her.Only  children in conflict with law  brought under the purview of  the Indian  Penal Code  and other legislations are produced before the Juvenile Justice Board constitued as per the section 4 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendemnt  Act 2006. The  apprehended  children are normally detained  under probahation up to 4 months in these Observation Homes. 

 

16 Observation Homes have been sanctioned and are functioning.  12 Observation Homes have own Building. At the end of March 2013, 62 boys were  in these  Observation Homes.  

List of Observation Homes

Sl.No

District

Building Details

Sanctioned Strength

1.

Bangalore Urban (Boys)

Own Building

 

100

 

2.

Bangalore Rural (Girls)

Presently from Bangalore Urban OH Premises

25

3.

Bijapur

Own

25

4.

Bellary

Own

25

5.

Belgaum

Own

25

6.

Chitradurga

Presently in CH for Boys

25

7.

Dharwad

Own

25

8.

Davanagere

Own

25

9.

Gulbarga

Own

25

10.

Hassan

To be construted

25

11.

Karwar

Own

25

12.

Kolar

Own

25

13.

Mysore

Own Building

25

14.

Raichur

Rented building

25

15.

Shimoga

Own

25

16.

Udupi

Rented

25


Special Homes:

Children who are convicted under section 15 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendment Act, 2006, are admitted to Special Homes for long term rehabilitation. Four Special Homes are set up, two for boys one each attached to Observation Home, Bangalore Urban District and Belgaum and two for Girls, one each attached to Observation Home Davanagere and Bangalore Rural.

‘ECHO’ a voluntary organization has been recognized by the Government as Fit Institution to run Special Home in Bangalore Urban District.  At the end of March 2013,  9 Children were there in the Special Home.

 

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