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WCD dept begins probe into take home ration supply in Nandurbar during lockdown

December 10, 2020 3:18 am

The scheme is funded by the tribal department to provide hot cooked meals to children aged six months to three years, and lactating and pregnant women in tribal areas.

Maharashtra: Govt asks CWC to follow protocol; decision on child’s custody this week

December 08, 2020 2:43 am

Officials who were part of the meeting said that the WCD department has instructed the CWC to follow protocol and allow rehabilitation of the child as per the Juvenile Justice Act at the earliest

WCD notices increase of 7.27 lakh beneficiaries during pandemic

December 07, 2020 1:24 am

Until before the pandemic, WCD registered 65 lakh beneficiaries for free meals on a daily basis. Data shows that after the pandemic, the figure has risen to 72.27 lakh.

Maharashtra: WCD panel to propose stringent child marriage prohibition rules this month

December 04, 2020 1:33 am

While the committee plans to propose to make marriage certificates compulsory for every marriage, members said awareness will be required in tribal areas, which follow their own tradition for marriage.

Maharashtra WCD launches virtual platform to empower women farmers, strengthen farm-to-market links

September 24, 2020 10:20 am

The initiative comprises an e-business platform, which can also be operated offline and collects details about farmers, like the type of produce they supply – cereals, pulses, vegetables, fruits, goats chicken and eggs – as well as variety, quantity and location.

Law against indecent representation of women on anvil

June 05, 2018 5:44 am

Bringing the Act in tune with the Information Technology Act, 2000, it expands the existing Section 4 of the Act which prohibits publication or sending by post books and pamphlets with such indecent representation.

NRI marital disputes: Govt to collect data of all registered marriages

November 06, 2017 10:32 pm

The decision was taken during an inter-ministerial meeting where Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were present besides Gandhi.

214 children’s homes likely to be shut down due to poor grades

January 20, 2016 12:30 am

CM Devendra Fadnavis, in a note, issued earlier last week to the WCD had asked the officials to ensure that all homes function to the best of their capacity and if found otherwise, will face stringent action.

WCD keeps a close watch on observation homes

November 16, 2015 5:08 am

The govt, after reviewing panel report on 994 homes, may cancel licences; refuse grant given to them.

House adjourned over resignation demands

July 25, 2015 1:52 am

Outside the house, opposition leaders staged a protest sitting on the steps of Vidhan Bhavan to protest against tainted ministers.