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Women and Child Development Department


Poshan card to ensure uninterrupted nutrition to pregnant women, children during migration

July 06, 2021 10:28 am

Maharashtra's Women and Child Development (WCD) minister Yashomati Thakur said two cards, green and pink, have been introduced specifically for migrants to map their movement and continue with their nutrition.

Over 55% didn’t get nutrition under ICDS in 159 Jharkhand blocks: Survey

July 06, 2021 7:09 am

Under the ICDS Scheme children between the age of 6 months to 6 years and pregnant and lactating women are provided Supplementary Nutrition, Pre-school non-formal education, Nutrition and health education, Immunization, Health check-up and referral services through Anganwadi services as well as through Health Department.

Women panels to preempt domestic violence cases at village level

April 29, 2020 8:58 pm

The zilla parishad had constituted village-level committees, consisting of women members of village panchayats, a local anganwadi sevika and a representative from self-help groups to address the issue.

How Section 144 of CrPC was used to curb the branding of children using hot iron rods

December 23, 2019 7:21 am

Daagna, in local parlance, refers to an unscientific practice wherein young children, who are ailing with some undiagnosed sickness or the other, are poked by hot iron rods as a way to cure them.

Panchkula: WCD department official rescues malnourished man found lying in a park

September 03, 2019 5:56 am

Baljeet Kaur, who was on a leave for personal work in the city, spotted the man, who was malnourished, lying between some bushes.

Two-thirds of rape victims in state are minors: Govt data

September 12, 2017 9:15 am

The state has revised the criteria for those who can avail the scheme and increased the maximum financial assistance to Rs 10 lakh in cases where victims were mentally challenged or then suffered traumatic injuries after gangrape.

NGO under scanner for sale of children

June 10, 2015 1:52 am

Police arrested three persons and rescued two babies.

Police stations must be helpful to victims of sexual assault: Delhi High Court

October 30, 2014 3:22 am

Court takes note of increasing rapes and molestation by close relatives or acquaintance.

All shelter homes to be registered within 60 days: WCD

June 04, 2014 1:26 am

This process has been introduced in keeping with the Juvenile Justice Act.

‘We have teeth but we are a recommendatory body without executive or prosecution powers’

February 14, 2014 3:48 am

At an Idea Exchange moderated by Stuti Shukla, Shah talks about the cases received by the commission