The ministry has tied up with the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bengaluru to train teachers, judicial officers, cops and those working in child care institutions.
Women and Child Development Ministry classifies major programmes under 3 umbrella schemes for better implementation
The ministry said the step has been taken for effective implementation of various schemes and programmes of the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
The sources said the panel has made strong recommendations towards increasing the age of marriage of girls.
Most of the scrutinised shelter homes were in Tamil Nadu (274), Andhra Pradesh (145) and Kerala (107).
Report said, only about Rs 908 crore, out of approximately Rs 1,042 crore allocated for the Integrated Child Development Scheme was actually disbursed.
The ministry has been working with the Telangana government to get about 100 metric tonnes of supplementary nutrition 'Balamrutham' delivered to Thiruvananthapuram from Hyderabad.