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Women & Child Development & Mission Shakti Department Included Under ‘Mo Sarkar’ Initiative

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday included the Women & Child Development & Mission Shakti department under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ Initiative in order to implement different schemes meant for the women and children effectively. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the initiative at Lok Seva Bhawan and interacted with some women through video conferencing. “The State government […]

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WCD Ministry announces three proposals under Nirbhaya Fund

New Delhi: The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Thursday announced three more proposals for women’s safety and security, with a major focus on the safe city project, Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) and a Central Forensic Science Laboratory under the Nirbhaya Fund. The decisions were taken at the 14th meeting of an Empowered […]

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Modi govt approves Rs 2,644 crore for various schemes under Nirbhaya Fund

New Delhi: The Ministry of Women Child Development (WCD) has approved proposals and projects amounting to Rs 2,644 crore under the Nirbhaya Fund, an official statement on Thursday. In wake of the December 2012 Delhi gang rape, the Central government had set up a dedicated fund called “Nirbhaya Fund” in 2013 for implementation of initiatives […]

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Odisha Congress demands minister's resignation over gangrape

Berhampur: Congress today demanded resignation of Odisha Women & Child Development Minister Usha Devi in the wake of gangrape of a 16-year-old girl in her Assembly constituency. “As women and children are not safe in her own constituency, Chikiti, Usha Devi has no moral right to continue as minister. She should resign immediately,” said state […]

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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