COVID Orphans

Bhopal diary: Fee cut for Covid orphans, Vikas Dubey gang arrests and more

Important stories from the capital city of Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 10th October 2021

Delhi: Free education to kids who lost parents to Covid

The DoE has also said these students may be admitted under free education category immediately in the same school, if it is running on DDA or government allotted land. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Karnataka physical education teacher helps poor kids, COVID orphans

Having seen her sister die of hunger and due to lack of treatment, Anitha Mary had decided to work for the welfare of underprivileged students.

published on : 5th September 2021

1,998 children orphaned in Odisha's Jajpur during Covid pandemic

Regardless of the cause of their parents’ death, all kids who have been orphaned will receive financial assistance, District child protection officer (DCPO) Niranjan Kar said.

published on : 3rd September 2021

COVID-19 devastated many lives, heart-wrenching to see survival of children at stake: SC

The top court also noted in its order that over one lakh children have lost either or both parents during the pandemic.

published on : 30th August 2021

Maharashtra promises Covid orphan benefits at doorsteps

There are 18,304 children in Maharashtra who have lost either their father or mother to Covid-19 since last year.

published on : 29th August 2021

Orphaned during Covid and with 'nothing to eat': Five under-10-year siblings await help in MP

Sources in the village panchayat claim that their father and mother possibly died due to Covid-related complications.

published on : 27th August 2021

SC asks states to ensure private school education for Covid orphans this year

The states were directed to act in cohesion with Child Welfare Committees and District Education Officers while deliberating with private schools where these children are studying.

published on : 27th August 2021

Covid orphans: 306 children lost at least one parent in Madurai

One of the most devastating trails this pandemic has left behind is to orphan children.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Ashirwad scheme: 358 Covid orphans identified in Odisha's Deogarh

The district social security wing asked to provide an additional Rs 500 under Madhubabu Pension Yojana to the nine children who have lost both parents.

published on : 21st August 2021

87 children orphaned due to Covid to get Kerala govt aid

Earlier, the criteria for availing the aid was only for those who either lost both parents or lone parent to Covid. 

published on : 21st August 2021

6,800 children in Andhra lost one or both parents due to Covid

The Supreme Court has directed the State governments to provide free school admission to orphaned children, enrolled in schools and forced to discontinue studies after March, 2020.

published on : 20th August 2021

Orphan children to study under freeship quota  in Delhi

Private schools, allotted plots at concessional rates, are required to allot 20 per cent seats free of cost to children from the underprivileged sections.

published on : 20th August 2021

Children who have lost parents during pandemic should be given free education in same schools: Delhi government

The instructions have been issued to private schools running on DDA or government allotted land.

published on : 19th August 2021

Maharashtra gives 1 per cent education and job quota to Covid orphans

As per the state government’s record, there are 401 orphans whose parents died in the pandemic caused by virus.

published on : 12th August 2021
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