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M/O Social Justice and Empowerment Organises Mass Awareness Event and a Function on ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’

M/O Social Justice and Empowerment Organises Mass Awareness Event and a Function on ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organized a function on the occasion of ‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’, 0n 28th June at New Delhi . Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot inaugurated the ... Read More »

Health Secretary inaugurates ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre

Health Secretary inaugurates ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre Shri C K Mishra, Secretary (Health and Family Welfare) inaugurated the ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre at the Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), here today. Speaking on the occasion, Shri C K Mishra congratulated ... Read More »

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: Information for All

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: Information for All It has come to the notice of Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD), Government of India that certain unauthorized sites/organizations/ NGOs/individuals are distributing illegal forms in the name of cash incentive under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme. The scheme has no provision for individual CASH TRANSFER COMPONENT by Government of India. Beti ... Read More »

Standard Operating Procedure for cases of Missing Children developed by WCD Ministry

Standard Operating Procedure for cases of Missing Children developed by WCD Ministry The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a Standard Operating Procedure for tracing of missing children as per the direction of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated January 13, 2015 in the matter of Bachpan Bachao Andolan v. Union of India & Ors, Writ Petition (Civil) No. ... Read More »

Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program

Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program which now has been extended to all districts of the country w.e.f. 01.01.2017. The Prime Minister in his address to the nation on 31.12.2016 had announced Pan-India implementation of ... Read More »

GI Tag is beneficial not only to weavers and artisans, but consumers too: Textiles Minister

GI Tag is beneficial not only to weavers and artisans, but consumers too: Textiles Minister GI help-desk to be set up in every office of handicrafts and hand looms: Textiles Minister * Textiles Minister launches Helpline for Handicraft Artisans  Textiles Minister inaugurates National Workshop on Promotion of Unique Textiles and Handicrafts The Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has said ... Read More »

WCD Ministry is setting up an e-platform for complaints of sexual harassment at workplace: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

WCD Ministry is setting up an e-platform for complaints of sexual harassment at workplace: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi The Ministry of Women & Child Development organized the first ever one day awareness program for chairpersons of Internal Complaints Committees constituted in all Central Government Ministries/departments under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 in ... Read More »

Nation-wide training programme launched for Elected Women representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats

Nation-wide training programme launched for Elected Women representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats A comprehensive module for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats and a training program for Trainers of women panchayat leaders across the country was launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj today. The training program was ... Read More »

Caesarean Deliveries

Caesarean Deliveries The percentage of deliveries conducted by Caesarean section in the country is 17.2% as per National Family Health Survey-IV (2015-16). State-wise data is given below:  Birth in Health Facility by Caesarean Section (%) S.No. States Birth delivered by C section India 17.2 1 Andaman & Nicobar 19.3 2 Andhra Pradesh 40.1 3 Arunachal Pradesh 8.9 4 Assam 13.4 ... Read More »

Women in Police Force

Women in Police Force As on 01.01.2016, the representation of women police personnel is 7.10 % at all India level. As ‘Police’ is a State subject falling in List-II of seventh schedule of the Constitution of India, it is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments/UT Administrations to make adequate representation of women in the State Police Forces. However, Ministry ... Read More »

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