Ministry of Women and Child Development

Mrs. Kushal Sigh Appointed as NCPCR Chairperson

Mrs. Kushal Singh has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. She was selected by a Committee headed by Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister of Women and Child Development. The Secretary, M/O WCD is also a member of the Committee. Mrs. Kushal… Read More

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Cabinet Approval to National Policy for Children, 2012

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the National Policy for Children, 2012. The Policy reaffirms the government`s commitment to the realisation of the rights of all children in the country. It recognizes every person below the age of eighteen years as a child and that childhood is an integral part of life with… Read More

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Integrated Child Protection Scheme under Juvenile Justice Act, 2000

Civil Rights to Orphans The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 [JJ Act] is the primary legislation for children in difficult circumstances which provides for care and rehabilitation of children in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection, including orphans by providing for proper care, protection and treatment… Read More

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Implementation on National Child Health Programme under Under National Rural Health Mission

Under National Rural Health Mission, the following interventions are being implemented to improve child health situation in the country: 1. Promotion of Institutional Delivery through JananiSurakshaYojana (JSY) and JananiShishuSurakshaKaryakram (JSSK): Promoting Institutional delivery to ensure skilled birth attendance is a key to reducing both maternal and neo-natal mortality. JSY incentivizes pregnant women to opt for… Read More

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