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Government to allow single moms to drop ex-husband's name in child's pan card: Maneka Gandhi

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique 10-digit alphanumeric identity that the Income Tax department allots to each tax payer.

published on : 12th September 2018

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi asks Yogi Adityanath for central facility in Lucknow to house women, children

Noting that it was "impossible" to monitor every shelter home, Gandhi said ensuring the safety of children and women at such centres would be better.

published on : 31st August 2018

Congress demands third-party audit of women shelter homes across country

The demands were made by a delegation led by All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev that called on Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.

published on : 28th August 2018

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi asks Indian envoy in Spain to send abandoned Indian girl back home

She was reacting to a recent media report according to which a Spanish couple had abandoned the 13-year-old girl they adopted from an agency in Madhya Pradesh after they were allegedly deceived about

published on : 28th August 2018

Clean meat options: Humane Society of India signs MoU with CCMB

The futuristic lab grown meat, grown with a bunch of animal cells, is now being touted as the one-stop solution to three problems — that of pollution, animal cruelty and antibiotic resistance.

published on : 25th August 2018

Count of ghost beneficiaries wrong, says Assam Minister Pramila Rani Brahma

14 Lakh fakes in Anganwadis is exaggerated number, figure could be 9 Lakh, said the Assam Minister.

published on : 25th August 2018

Lab-grown meat may end violence over slaughter: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

The Union Minister was speaking at a seminar on ‘Future of Protein Summit’ at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) here on Friday

published on : 25th August 2018

Air India tells WCD Ministry 12 cases of sexual harassment cases under inquiry

Minister Maneka Gandhi reviewed the progress of cases of alleged sexual harassment airline sector during the meeting with Air India CMD and other officials of Civil Aviation Ministry.

published on : 24th August 2018

WCD Ministry summons Air India chief over delay in probe into sexual harassment case

The complaint of sexual harassment was lodged by an air hostess of the national carrier against Air India's senior executive.

published on : 18th August 2018

Maneka Gandhi thanks Corporate Affairs Ministry for amending Sexual Harassment at Work Place Act

Both private and public companies would need to set up committees for any women who believe she has been harassed at work place, under the act.

published on : 14th August 2018

More than 40 child care centers shut for not adhering to norms: WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi

Under an audit conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, about 3,000 child care institutions have been covered till now and more than 40 shelter homes have been closed down.

published on : 10th August 2018

Build single facility to prevent misuse by NGOs: Maneka Gandhi to states on sexual abuse in shelter homes

The Women and Child Development Minister's suggestion came in the backdrop of the recent alleged sexual abuse of minor girls in Bihar's Muzzafarpur and Uttar Pradesh's Deoria districts.

published on : 6th August 2018

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi asks NCPCR to chalk out rehabilitation over reports of child trafficking

The Women and Child Development Ministry has sought an immediate report from the Madhya Pradesh government on the incident and has directed the state to ensure that cases under IPC and POCSO.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi​ wants rehab plan formed for child sex work victims

Maneka Gandhi's reaction comes in response of a report that exposed how minor girls in Madhya Pradesh are becoming victims of flesh trade and sex work on NH 79.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi apolgises for using term 'other ones' for transgenders in Lok Sabha

Talking about the inclusion of information on prevention of human trafficking in school textbooks, Maneka Gandhi, on Thursday, called transgenders 'the other ones' in Lok Sabha.

published on : 30th July 2018
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