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Delhi govt requests people to contribute towards child welfare fund

Through a public announcement, the Women and Child Development Department has urged people to make contributions

Published on 19th August 2021
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Odisha government launches 'Tiki Mausi Kuhe' comics to raise awareness about COVID-appropriate nutrition

The campaign through comics was launched in the presence of the Minister for Women and Child Development Tukuni Sahu

Published on 8th June 2021
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At least 1,572 kids in Maharashtra lost one or both parents due to COVID-19

While 1,474 children lost one parent, 98 others lost both parents during the pandemic, the sources in the state Women and Child Development Department said

Published on 27th May 2021
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Haryana government announces that all colleges will be closed until May 31

All anganwadi centres and creches being run by the Women and Child Development Department will be closed during this period. Any person found violating the order will liable to be punished

Published on 30th April 2021
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Madhya Pradesh govt launches 'Safe City' initiative to impart self-defence skills to women

Under the new initiative, a self-defence camp was organised by the Vasumitra NGO at the Women and Child Development Centre in Indore

Published on 24th February 2021
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National Girl Child Day: Union ministers, celebrities share photos with daughters on social media 

India celebrates the National Girl Child Day, an initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, on January 24 every year

Published on 24th January 2021
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After 57 girls at shelter home test positive, UP govt orders thermal screening at all shelter homes, orphanages, juvenile homes

Letters for strict compliance of these directives have been issued to the additional chief secretary and the principal secretaries of the Social Welfare and the Women and Child Development departments

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Out of every 10 children going missing in Delhi 6 remain untraced: Report

In reply to an RTI query, Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Krishna Raj stated that out of 2,42,938 children reported missing across the country only 1,70,173 could be traced.

Published on 27th September 2018
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Delhi government appoints six-member panel to inspect childcare facilities

The committee has been appointed under the chairmanship of the director of Women and Child Development (WCD) member secretary of the State Child Protection Society.

Published on 4th March 2018

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