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Zero tolerance for delays in the adoption process

  On 24 February 2015 at 11:19

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has said that the adoption agencies have been given a target of 15,000 adoptions in the current year. Speaking at the Annual National Meet on Adoption in New Delhi today, t ...

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Implementation of Domestic Violence Act

  On 12 December 2014 at 12:11

The Central Government has been emphasising upon the need to impart training to First Class Judicial Magistrates/Metropolitan Magistrates to deal with cases under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005 through National/State Ju ...

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A Two-Day Consultation by M/o Women & Child Development on National Nutrition Mission begins in New Delhi

  On 23 September 2014 at 10:47

Smt Maneka Gandhi asks stakeholders to put in place a comprehensive time-bound action plan on nutrition by 1st November this year The Ministry of Women and Child Development has fast tracked the formulation of the National Mission to tackle mal-n ...

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Law for Welfare of Senior Citizens

  On 13 August 2014 at 10:40

Concerned with the instances of neglect of old age parents by their children, the Government had enacted the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 in December, 2007 which, inter-alia, makes maintenance of parents/senior ci ...

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Union Minister of Women & Child Development writes to judges to expedite adoption cases

  On 10 July 2014 at 13:24

Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has written nearly 700 letters to Chief Justices of High Courts and District Judges all across the country, requesting them to expedite the adoption cases pending with them or ...

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Domestic Violence Act

  On 14 December 2013 at 12:50

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data a total number of 12036, 9873 and 4567 cases have been filed under the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act, 2005 in the year 2010, 2011 and 2012. The number of cases filed under the ...


Smt. Krishna Tirath to Address Consultation on the Maternity Benefit Act 1961

  On 01 July 2013 at 13:23

Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister for Women and Child Development will preside over a day long consultation on the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 tomorrow at Vigyan Bhavan. While Smt. Tirath will deliver the Inaugural Address Shri Sisram Ola, Minister, Lab ...

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Dowry Prohibition ACT, 1961

  On 16 March 2013 at 12:51

The Ministry of Women and Child Development regularly organises consultations with representatives of the State Governments, police, Legal Services Authorities and others to review the implementation of women related legislation including the Dowr ...

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The Consumer Protection Act is being Reviewed to make it more Effective

  On 15 March 2013 at 10:22

Consumer Redressel Machinery will be Further Strengthen – Prof. K.V. Thomas The Government gives very higher priority to consumer protection and it is taking all steps to further strengthen consumer redressel fora. The Consumer Protection ...

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Change in Rent Control ACT

  On 15 March 2013 at 10:21

Land’ and ‘Çolonisation’ are State subjects and the issue of Rent Control falls within the relm of State functions. Rent control reforms were a part of optional reforms under JNNURM. The Ministry of Housing & Urban Pov ...

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