New Delhi: The Women and Child Development Ministry (WCD) on Friday said that it will set up a legal committee in the wake of the #MeToo campaign, where multiple sexual harassment cases from the media and entertainment industry have come to light. “The Ministry will be setting up a committee of senior judicial and legal […]
New Delhi: Safety tool ‘Panic Button’ — a women’s safety-oriented mobile application by Women and Child Development ministry (WCD)– has successfully completed its trial run in Uttar Pradesh and will be soon implemented across the country, said Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday. “I am happy to inform that the user trial of Panic Button […]
The Central government on Wednesday decided to provide smartphones, instead of tablets, to Anganwadi workers to promote the “Poshan Abhiyaan” nutrition scheme, an official statement said.
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 […]
New Delhi: The process of setting up of over 1,000 fast-track special courts across the country to deal with pending cases of rape is likely to begin on October 2, the Law Ministry has said. The Department of Justice in the Law Ministry had proposed to set up 1,023 fast-track courts at a total budget […]
New Delhi: Identifying severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in children and their referral to hospitals, using AYUSH concepts and monitoring through ‘Poshan Tracker’ are among highlights of the government’s new guidelines which aim to improve nutritional status of children and women in the country. In a letter to all states and UTs, the Women and Child […]
New Delhi: A sum of Rs 24,435 crore has been set aside for the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry for the next fiscal in the Budget announced on Monday, a 16.31 per cent increase over the 2020-21 financial year. Out of Rs 24,435 crore, the highest amount has been allocated to the newly announced […]