Women and Child Development Ministry

For first time, WCD Ministry to work on children’s mental health as finalizes budget of Rs 56 crore

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.

published on : 17th March 2021

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.

published on : 8th March 2021

Panel evaluating marriageable age of girls submits recommendations to Centre

The sources said the panel has made strong recommendations towards increasing the age of marriage of girls.

published on : 19th January 2021

Worry over foreign fund deluge to over 600 NGO-run homes in South

Most of the scrutinised shelter homes were in Tamil Nadu (274), Andhra Pradesh (145) and Kerala (107).

published on : 18th November 2020

WCD ministry used only 50 per cent funds on malnutrition, says CAG report

Report said, only about Rs 908 crore, out of approximately Rs 1,042 crore allocated for the Integrated Child Development Scheme was actually disbursed. 

published on : 29th September 2020

WCD Ministry dispatches 100 MT of food packets for flood-affected Kerala: Official

The ministry has been working with the Telangana government to get about 100 metric tonnes of supplementary nutrition 'Balamrutham' delivered to Thiruvananthapuram from Hyderabad.

published on : 18th August 2018