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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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Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2013 Passed by Parliament

  On 28 February 2013 at 11:24

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2012 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 26th February 2013. Lok Sabha has passed it in September 2012. Sexual Harassment at workplace is a violation of women ...

Scheme for Effective Implementation of PWDV Act

  On 27 February 2013 at 15:07

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA) requires the appointment of Protection Officers, registration of Service providers and notification of shelter homes and medical facilities. As per the information provided by the St ...

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Incentives for Inter-Caste Marriage

  On 18 December 2012 at 11:52

Central assistance is provided to the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations, under this Ministry`s Centrally Sponsored Scheme of implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled ...

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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

  On 08 September 2012 at 12:54

A total of 19 States and UTs have formulated Dowry Prohibition Rules, under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, compatible with model rules circulated by Government of India. These States and UTs are as below- S.No. ...

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The Anand Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2012 Published in the Gazzette of India

  On 12 June 2012 at 11:06

The Anand Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2012 after having received the assent of the President on 7th June, 2012, has been published as corresponding Act in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-1, dated the 8th June, 2012 as Act No. ...

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Working of Family Courts

  On 22 May 2012 at 12:14

Family Courts have been established with a view to promote conciliation and secure speedy settlement of, disputes relating to marriage and family affairs and for mattes connected therewith. Following type of cases are heard in the Family Courts: 1 ...

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