NHRC issues notices to Bihar, TN govts on 'abuse' of orphaned children at madrassa

Twelve children were rescued from the madrassa located at Ponniammanmedu, the NHRC said.

published on : 4th December 2022

One year on, 571 Covid semi-orphans in Anantapur yet to receive Rs 500 aid

Children below 18 years of age who lost one parent to Covid are eligible for the aid.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Adoption rule changes bring hope for 196 orphans in Odisha

Changes in law has transferred power of authorising adoptions from judiciary to collectors

published on : 3rd September 2022

After Deepawali, Shivraj celebrates Raksha Bandhan with COVID orphans

The memorable meeting where kids performed cultural programmes was titled 'Meri Rakhi Shivraj Mama ke Ghar.'

published on : 13th August 2022

Over 220 Covid orphans admitted to Kendriya Vidyalayas

In Andhra Pradesh and Delhi, 13 children each were admitted in KVs, followed by Uttar Pradesh (17), Tamil Nadu (12), Rajasthan (11), and Telangana (10), Maharashtra (9) and Jharkhand (8).

published on : 26th July 2022

14 Covid orphans pass PU exam

In Ramanagar district, a students scored 94.33 per cent in second PU in Science stream.

published on : 21st June 2022

Odisha government to enroll COVID orphans in higher education institutes

Officials in the department said the district-level authorities concerned will be asked to identify Covid orphan students from Class 12 to those at PG level.

published on : 18th June 2022

Rs 35.10 crore aid under PM Cares fund brings hope for 351 COVID orphans in Andhra Pradesh

According to an official report, a total of 525 applications were received from Andhra Pradesh of which, over 33 per cent were rejected with only 351 applications getting approval.

published on : 31st May 2022

30 Covid orphans get PM Cares cards in Karnataka

After the conference, Bengaluru Urban Deputy Commissioner J Manjunath handed over beneficiary certificates to family members of children who lost their parents to Covid-19.

published on : 31st May 2022

Rs 4,000 monthly stipend for Covid orphans: PM Modi

Besides, the government will provide financial support for their schooling, scholarships for higher studies and free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh under Ayushman Bharat. 

published on : 31st May 2022

18 Covid orphans clear SSLC exams in Karnataka with flying colours

The Covid-19 pandemic had resulted in incalculable losses for innumerable.

published on : 22nd May 2022

A Conscious Choice 

The painting and sculpture exhibition displayed at Goethe-Zentrum titled ‘Collective Conscience’ stirs our hearts in the farthest corner.

published on : 5th May 2022

Create supernumerary seats for children who lost parents during Covid pandemic, UGC to universities

It said the Ministry of Women and Child Development is identifying these children from across the country so that all possible support is extended to them.

published on : 30th March 2022