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W&CD Ministry approves 3 fresh proposals for Expenditure under Nirbhaya Fund

New Delhi: The Empowered Committee of Officers under Nirbhaya Fund, under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Women and Child Development Ministry has today approved three major proposals. The three proposals are mentioned below: Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice proposal to set up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) to dispose off pending cases […]

CBSE notice for teachers and students on teaching method
NCERT new guidelines in textbooks for CBSE students

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: NCERT has published information about helplines for children in all course books from Class 6-12, giving around 26 crore school children access to them, the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry informed. WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi had suggested the idea to Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar last year during a telephone […]

Efforts on to bring all women into SHG fold by 2018: WCD minister

Bhubaneswar: The state government is trying to bring all women irrespective of their socio-economic class, caste, creed and religion in Odisha into the fold of Self Help Group (SHG) mechanism by 2018, Women and Child Development Minister Prafulla Samal said today. Speaking on the sidelines of Global Entrepreneurship Summit – Celebrating and Empowering Women Entrepreneurship […]

Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Govt rechristens three major departments

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today decided to rename three major departments and merge certain wings with newly created administrative set-ups. The proposals in this regard was approved at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. The Pancahyati Raj department would now be known as Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water department, while […]

Odisha merges Mission Shakti with WCD dept

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to set up an effective administrative system, the State Cabinet here on Wednesday cleared proposal for the merger of four separate departments and renaming of one. Official sources said, the Mission Shakti programme run by the State government for economic upliftment of poor women in rural Odisha was merged with Women […]

child rescued in CUTTACK
2,610 missing children from Odisha rescued

Scouting all districts of the Odisha and several other states for about a month, joint teams of Odisha Police, Women & Child Development (WCD) and Labour departments have rescued at least 2,610 children, who had either gone missing or had ran away from their homes for different reasons