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Rash U-turns, half-baked plans

Social policy is in danger of getting lost in electoral histrionics.

Home not registered with us, so we didn’t inspect it: Delhi govt

According to officials in the South district office of the Social Welfare department, the home run by the Earth Saviour Foundation in Vasant Kunj had not been inspected by its officials since the organisation was not taking any funds from the government. P Ananda Rao, social welfare officer (Southwest district), said, “We have not inspected […]


LawMin vetting provisions of new Cos Act

Most of the provisions and rules related to Companies Act,2013,have been sent to the law ministry by the corporate affairs ministry.

‘Basic rights of workers should be spelt out in government contracts’

A summit on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Chandigarh on Friday.

Cradles for abandoned babies: Minister

Mitra said she would write to the state child welfare minister to place a cradle in a room at all state hospitals so that mothers or couples can drop off their unwanted newborns there.

Minor reshuffle,major chaos in child & social welfare dept

Mamata Banerjee’s decision to bifurcate the ministry of social welfare and child development department and assign the responsibilities to two different ministers is likely to develop a crisis in providing cooked food for Integrated Child Development Scheme.


District officials told to check crimes against women

Mamata Banerjee has instructed all the district magistrates and superintendents of police to regularly hold meetings regarding crime against women.

94 applications heard for ZP elections

The office of the social welfare officer near PMT building,Swargate has been flooded with applications for the forthcoming zilla parishad elections.

Minister wants more Duronto halts,warns of stir if govt ignores demand

Punjab's Social Welfare,Women and Child Development Minister Prof Laxmi Kanta Chawla has urged the Government of India to take a decision about halting the Duronto Express train at Jalandhar,Ludhiana and Sirhind.

Panel summons top babu for ‘obstructing’ Kheri murder probe

Balvinder Kumar,principal secretary of social welfare,has been summoned by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes on July 18 in connection with the murder of a girl in the Nighasan police station premises in Lakhimpur Kheri district on June 10.