Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Central Adoption Resource Agency


Dip in adoption points to illegality, trafficking: House panel

August 12, 2022 3:21 am

The committee, chaired by BJP Rajya Sabha member Sushil Kumar Modi, noted that according to adoption statistics of Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), the number of children adopted within the country declined from 5,693 in 2010 to 3142 in 2020-21.

Swara Bhasker to adopt a child, begins process: 'I've always wanted a family and children'

November 26, 2021 10:38 am

Actor Swara Bhasker, who has decided to try and adopt a child and has registered as a 'Prospective Adoptive Parent' (PAP) with the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), and is on the waiting list to adopt a child.

WCD Ministry to bring rules to ease inter-country adoption

September 15, 2021 7:04 am

Currently, families have to approach the courts for the no-objection certificates.

Child adoption: Why older and special needs kids are getting left behind

November 13, 2019 12:37 pm

About 278 kids adopted across the country in 2017-19 were reportedly returned by their families, according to an RTI reply from CARA. Of these, a quarter of them were kids with special needs, 60 per cent were girls apart from older children with compatibility issues.

Registration of adoption under Hindu law to be made mandatory

November 22, 2017 3:25 pm

"The ministry of women and child development has prepared a draft Cabinet note proposing an amendment to HAMA in order to make it compulsory for parents to register with the apex adoption body, Child Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)," a ministry spokesperson said

No 'pick and choose' for couples opting for adoption

April 30, 2017 2:58 pm

Parents will have 48 hours to accept a child from the time the child's profile is sent to them.

Rules shouldn’t come in way of affection, Bombay HC says in adoption case

June 27, 2015 12:24 am

Rules should not come in the way of love and affection, Bombay HC conveyed to India’s central adoption agency that stalled the process for an American woman married to an Indian – offering home to a child with special needs.

Drop in number of kids for adoption,SARA to collate data

April 08, 2014 2:29 pm

The member secretary of SARA,who is also the Woman and Child Development Commissioner of the state,is trying to reach out to agencies as well as child welfare committees to promote adoption.

ESI Hospital accepts ‘surrendered’ girl child,summoned by CWC

September 20, 2011 12:43 am

The ESI Hospital in Okhla has been summoned by a Child Welfare Committee for accepting a newborn girl child who was “surrendered” for adoption by her mother.

Foreign parents can adopt only if nobody available in India

January 12, 2011 3:24 pm

The Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) today told the Bombay High Court that it has imposed some new conditions for granting No Objection Certificate (NOC) for international adoption.