CHILD WELFARE COMMITEES
SC to examine Hindu, Muslim laws on kids' welfare in custody battles between spouses
A bench headed by Chief Justice of Ranjan Gogoi took note of the PIL filed by London-based NRI activist Sulochana Rani and issued the notice to the Central government represented by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
NCPCR to set up separate benches to hear child rights cases
The child rights body will begin with these hearings in the 115 aspirational dist...
Most states won't meet Poshan Abhiyaan targets to curb child malnutrition: Study
Some of the states, which have reported the worst cases incl...
Aadhaar may be used to verify SECC beneficiaries
The rural development ministry will soon launch the exercise to use Aadhaar to assess the socio economic status of all the beneficiaries.
26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G biscuit factory
"Under the direction of District Collector, we carried out an operation and rescued 26 children from the Parle-G biscuit factory," Navneet Swarnkar, District Child protection officer said.
Getting states to invest more in health is a major challenge: Harsh Vardhan
"Health is a subject that requires close coordination with many other sectors, as 80% of determinants of health lie outside of the health department," says Harsh Vardhan, Union minister for health & family welfare.
Budget 2019: A push for higher rural-urban run rate
Aware of the big unemployment question and the need to expand beyond the ruling party’s dedicated urban electoral base, the government has brought rural India and urban transformation in sharp focus.
Budget 2019: WCD Ministry's budget hiked by 17%, social services sector gets major boost
The total amount allocated for the social services sector, which includes nutrition and social security and welfare, was enhanced from Rs 2,551 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 4,178 crore in the fiscal 2019-20.
Child Welfare Commitee finds another child employed within Puri temple
In its order the bench has asked the Baselisahi police station to submit within 15 days case records, police records and social background report.
View: PM Modi's new Cabinet signals continuity
If 2014 was a vote for change, 2019 can then be considered a vote for continuity.
Illegal adoptions on for years, probe thwarted earlier: Child panel
As many as 58 cases are under investigation based on the FIR filed by the state child welfare committee.
About 2,000 CCIs not registered despite repeated calls, may face closure
The official said while 7,700 CCIs have registered themselves under the JJ Act, about 2,000 child care institutions have not registered even after repeated calls.
Making WCD Ministry more than 'post office ministry' was biggest challenge: Maneka Gandhi
Maneka said another challenge faced by her when she took office was bringing everyone on board, to get opinion from the whole country.
Bharti Axa Life Insurance launches new child plan
The unique proposition of the new child plans is that it gives parents the flexibility to choose between two maturity payout options, flexi payout option and annual payout option.
50 lakh girls empowered by Kanyashree scheme, says Mamata Banerjee
"More than 50 lakh girls have been empowered through this scheme which has a budget of Rs 5600+ crores," she said on her Twitter handle.
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