District Child Protection Society is incharge for handling the child protection in a district. In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 62A of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Ammendment Act 2006, State Government vide its notification No. 20825/WCD Dated 3.12.12, to constitute District Child Protection Unit , designated District Child Protection Society formed under ICPS to act as District Child Protection Unit. As per Rule-65 of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Orissa Amendment Rules 2009, the specific functions of the District Child Protection Unit includes. Ensure effective implementation of the Act at district or city levels by supporting creation of adequate infrastructure, such as, setting up Boards, Committees, Special Juvenile Police Units and homes in each districts. Identify families at risk and children in need of care and protection ,Assess the number of children in difficult circumstances and creating district-specific databases to monitor trends and patterns of children in difficult circumstances.