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Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Women and Child Development to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 to introduce measures for strengthening Child Protection set-up

#IDRDailyBrief  | The Ministry of Women and Child Development plans to modernise the country’s Anganwadi centres including ordering the construction of four lakh AWC buildings. #AWC 

The average dropout rate of girls was 17.3% at the secondary education level and 4.74% at the elementary level in 2018-19, the Women and Child Development Ministry said.

Allocations to the Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry is 18% less than the initial estimated budget of last year. A committee has recommended that the WCD department's budget be increased to meet the needs of women and children in the country.

The budgetary allocation for the women and child development ministry for this year is higher than the revised estimate for last year, but substantially lower than the budgeted expenditure for the two years before that.

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#Budget2021 | Women and Child Development Ministry's budget hiked by 16% to Rs 24,435 crore

#UnionBudget2021 | Women and Child Development Ministry’s allocation hiked by 16 per cent

32 children have been awarded Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2021 for their exceptional abilities & outstanding accomplishments, in the fields of innovation, scholastics, sports, arts & culture, social service and bravery: Ministry of Women and Child Development

India celebrates National Girl Child Day, an initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, every year on January 24


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Sex workers in Maharashtra will be given financial aid of Rs 5,000 per month from October to December. Those sex workers who have school-going children will be provided additional Rs 2,500. Nearly 31,000 beneficiaries have been identified: State Women & Child Development Ministry

The #HappyToHelp  task-force for senior citizens is a great initiative by National Commission for Women(NCW), Ministry of Women and Child Development. Reach out to them at helpatnc @gmail .com @NCWIndia 

Aanganwadi workers across Thingdawl, Kolasib district in Mizoram are contributing towards the control of #COVID19  situation by stitching protective masks for health and police functionaries: Union Ministry of Women and Child Development

A falsified narrative has been created that BJP is a party that works actively towards women empowerment. But the truth is that the budget allocation for Women & Child Development Ministry has seen only a marginal increase when compared to the UPA. #WomanKiBaat 

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Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at the launch of 'Bharatiya POSHAN Krishi Kosh', today. Ministry of Women and Child Development in partnership with Gates Foundation launched the repository of diverse crops for better nutritional outcomes.

Rajasthan: Manju Devi, first woman porter of North-West Railways working at Jaipur Station says 'No job is tough, men & women are equal'. She was among gathering of 90 women achievers at Rashtrapati Bhavan this yr&among 112 women felicitated by Ministry of Women&Child Development

The Department of Women and Child Development, which was later upgraded to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, was originally established in 1985 by which of the following Congress leaders? #WhatTheFact 

Rajiv Gandhi is the correct answer. Subsequently, in 2006, under the leadership of former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, the department was upgraded and named as the Ministry of Women and Child Development. #WhatTheFact