Women and Child Development ministry

Parliament panel not to push for lowering age limit to 16 years for juveniles involved in serious POCSO cases

The government's response comes based on an observation of the parliamentary standing committee on Home Affairs led by Rajya Sabha MP and Congress leader Anand Sharma.

published on : 11th August 2021

645 children orphaned by Covid-19 second wave from April-May 28, most in UP

The highest number of such children was reported from Uttar Pradesh at 158 followed by Andhra Pradesh at 119, Maharashtra at 83 and Madhya Pradesh at 73.

published on : 22nd July 2021

9.27 lakh severely acute malnourished children identified till November last year: RTI

Of these, Uttar Pradesh counted for 3,98,359 and Bihar 2,79,427, according to the figures shared by the ministry.

published on : 6th June 2021

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

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