Department, Govt. of Manipur has been implementing the Scheme for
Juvenile Justice which is financed by the Govt. of India and State
Government on 50:50 sharing basis.
With the enforcement of Juvenile Justice Act, 1986, in the state, Department has established one
Observation Home, One Juvenile Home and One Special Home at Takyel, Imphal. The
observation Home and the Special Home have been engaging in handling the Juvenile
delinquents sent by the Juvenile Court Magistrates every now and then. During
2001-2002, 2(two) boys delinquent Juveniles have been kept at Home under orders
of Juvenile Court. The department also has delivered 15 young girls from the
observation Home, Ben galore and they were delivered to their
The Act has been re-enacted incorporating all the standards prescribed in the
convention on the Rights of child adopted by the United Nations. As a follow up
action, Manipur Juvenile Justice (care & protection of children)
Rules, 2001 to carry out the purposes of the Act in Manipur is made.