The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
50. Children’s Home.
1. The State Government may establish and maintain, in every district or group of districts, either by itself or through voluntary or non-governmental organisations, Children’s Homes, which shall be registered as such, for the placement of children in need of care and protection for their care, treatment, education, training, development and rehabilitation.
2. The State Government shall designate any Children’s Home as a home fit for children with special needs delivering specialised services, depending on requirement.
3. The State Government may, by rules, provide for the monitoring and management of Children’s Homes including the standards and the nature of services to be provided by them, based on individual care plans for each child.