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    Ministry of Women and Child Development

    Ministry of Women and Child Development

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    Ministry of Women and Child Development

    Agency overview

    Jurisdiction Government of India

    Headquarters Ministry of Women and Child Development

    Shastri Bhawan,

    Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road

    New Delhi

    Annual budget ₹24,700 crore (US$3.1 billion) (2018-19 est.)[1]

    Ministers responsible

    Smriti Zubin Irani, Cabinet Minister

    Mahendra Munjapara, Minister of State

    Website wcd.nic.in [2]

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development, a branch of the Government of India, is an apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to women and child development in India. The current minister for the Ministry of Women and Child Development is Smriti Irani having held the portfolio since 31 May 2019.

    History[edit]

    The Department of Women and Child Development was set up in the year 1985 as a part of the Ministry of Human Resource Development to give the much needed impetus to the holistic development of women and children. With effect from 30 January 2006, the Department has been upgraded to a Ministry.[3]

    Mandate[edit]

    The broad mandate of Ministry is to have holistic development of Women and Children. As a nodal Ministry for the advancement of women and children, the Ministry formulates plans, policies and programmes; enacts/ amends legislation, guides and coordinates the efforts of both governmental and non-governmental organisations working in the field of Women and Child Development. Besides, playing its nodal role, the Ministry implements certain innovative programmes for women and children. These programmes cover welfare and support services, training for employment and income generation, awareness generation and gender sensitization. These programmes play a supplementary and complementary role to the other general developmental programmes in the sectors of health, education, rural development etc. All these efforts are directed to ensure that women are empowered both economically and socially and thus become equal partners in national development along with men.[3]

    Policy initiatives[edit]

    For holistic into development of the child, the Ministry has been implementing the world's largest outreach programme of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) providing a package of services comprising supplementary nutrition, immunization, health check-up and referral services, pre-school non-formal education. There is effective coordination and monitoring of various sectoral programmes. Most of the programmes of the Ministry are run through non-governmental organisations. Efforts are made to have more effective involvement of NGOs. The major policy initiatives undertaken by the Ministry in into the recent past include universalisation of ICDS and Kishori Shakti Yojana, launching a nutrition programme for adolescent girls, establishment of the Commission for protection of Child Rights and enactment of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.[3]

    The ministry also gives the annual Stree Shakti Puraskar in six categories, namely Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar, Kannagi Award, Mata Jijabai Award, Rani Gaidinliu Zeliang Award, Rani Lakshmi Bai Award and Rani Rudramma Devi (for both men & women).[4]

    Organisation[edit]

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development is headed by Smt. Smriti Irani, Minister; Mr. Indevar Pandey is the Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The activities of the Ministry are undertaken through seven bureaux. The Ministry has 6 autonomous organizations working under its aegis.

    National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD)

    National Commission for Women (NCW)

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

    Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)

    Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB)

    Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK)

    NIPCCD and RMK are societies registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. CSWB is a charitable company registered under section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956. These organisations are fully funded by the Govt. of India and they assist the Department in its functions including implementation of some programmes/schemes. The National Commission for Women was constituted as a national apex statutory body in 1992 for protecting and safeguarding the rights of women. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights which is a national level apex statutory body constituted in the March 2007 for protecting and safe guarding the rights of children. Central Adoption Resource Authority is the national central authority for regulating Inter-country Adoptions and facilitating domestic adoptions. CARA became a Statutory Body under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.[3]

    Subjects allocated to the ministry[edit]

    Integrated Child Protection Scheme

    Welfare of the family.

    References from the United Nations National Nutrition Policy, national Plan of Action for Nutrition and National Nutrition Mission.

    Charitable and religious endowments pertaining to subjects allocated to this Department

    Promotion and development of voluntary effort on the subjects allocated to this Department

    Implementation of -

    Immoral Traffic in Women and Girl Act. 1956 (as amended up to 1986) .

    स्रोत : en.wikipedia.org

    About the Ministry

    About the Ministry

    About The Ministry

    About The Ministry Introduction

    The Department of Women and Child Development, Government of India, came into existence as a separate Ministry with effect from 30th January, 2006, earlier since 1985 it was a Department under the Ministry of Human Resources Development.

    The Ministry was constituted with the prime intention of addressing gaps in State action for women and children for promoting inter-Ministerial and inter-sectoral convergence to create gender equitable and child-centred legislation, policies and programmes.

    Vision and Mission

    Vision and Mission Vision

    Empowered women living with dignity and contributing as equal partners in development in an environment free from violence and discrimination; and, well-nurtured children with full opportunities for growth and development in a safe and protective environment.

    Mission – Empowerment of Women

    Promoting social and economic empowerment of women through cross-cutting policies and programmes, mainstreaming gender concerns, creating awareness about their rights and facilitating institutional and legislative support for enabling them to realize their human rights and develop to their full potential.

    Mission – Safe and Secure Childhood

    Ensuring development, care and protection of children through cross-cutting policies and programmes, spreading awareness about their rights and facilitating access to learning, nutrition, institutional and legislative support for enabling them to grow and develop to their full potential.

    Mandate:

    The broad mandate of the Ministry is to have holistic development of Women and Children. As a nodal Ministry for the advancement of women and children, the Ministry formulates plans, policies and programmes; enacts/ amends legislation, guides and coordinates the efforts of both governmental and non-governmental organisations working in the field of Women and Child Development. Besides, playing its nodal role, the Ministry implements certain innovative programmes for women and children. These programmes cover welfare and support services, training for employment and income generation, awareness generation and gender sensitization. These programmes play a supplementary and complementary role to the other general developmental programmes in the sectors of health, education, rural development etc. All these efforts are directed to ensure that women are empowered both economically and socially and thus become equal partners in national development along with men.

    Policy Initiatives:

    For the holistic development of the child, the Ministry has been implementing the world's largest and most unique and outreach programme of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) providing a package of services comprising supplementary nutrition, immunization, health check up and referral services, pre-school non-formal education. There is effective coordination and monitoring of various sectoral programmes. Most of the programmes of the Ministry are run through non-governmental organisations. Efforts are made to have more effective involvement of NGOs. The major policy initiatives undertaken by the Ministry in the recent past include universalisation of ICDS and Kishori Shakti Yojana, launching a nutrition programme for adolescent girls, establishment of the Commission for protection of Child Rights and enactment of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.

    Organisation:

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development is headed by Hon'ble Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of State Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai and Shri Indevar Pandey is the Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Child Development.The activities of the Ministry are undertaken through seven bureaux.

    The Ministry has 6 autonomous organisations viz.National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD)National Commission for women (NCW)National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA)Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB)Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK)

    working under its aegis. NIPCCD and RMK are societies registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. CSWB is a charitable company registered under section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956. These organisations are fully funded by the Govt. of India and they assist the Department in its functions including implementation of some programmes/schemes. The National Commission for Women was constituted as a national apex statutory body in 1992 for protecting and safeguarding the rights of women. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights which is a national level apex statutory body constituted in the March 2007 for protecting and safe guarding the rights of children.

    Subjects Allocated to the Ministry

    Welfare of the family.

    Women and Child Welfare and Coordination of activities of other Ministries and Organisation in connection with this subject.

    References from the United Nations Organizations relating to traffic in Women and Children

    National Nutrition Policy, national Plan of Action for Nutrition and National Nutrition Mission.

    Charitable and religious endowments pertaining to subjects allocated to this Department

    स्रोत : wcd.nic.in

    Department of Women and Child Development

    The Department of Women and Child Development, Government of India, came into existence as a separate Ministry with effect from 30th January, 2006, earlier since 1985 it was a Department under the Ministry of Human Resources Development.

    Child

    Department of Women and Child Development

    -   NOVEMBER 25, 2018

    Introduction

    The Department of Women and Child Development, Government of India, came into existence as a separate Ministry with effect from 30th January, 2006, earlier since 1985 it was a Department under the Ministry of Human Resources Development.

    The Ministry was constituted with the prime intention of addressing gaps in State action for women and children for promoting inter-Ministerial and inter-sectoral convergence to create gender equitable and child-centred legislation, policies and programmes.

    Vision and MissionVision

    Empowered women living with dignity and contributing as equal partners in development in an environment free from violence and discrimination. And, well nurtured children with full opportunities for growth and development in a safe and protective environment.

    Mission

    Promoting social and economic empowerment of women through cross-cuting policies and programmes, mainstreaming gender concerns, creating awareness about their rights and facilitating institutional and legislative support for enabling them realize their human rights and develop to their full potential.

    Ensuring development, care and protection of children through cross-cutting policies and programmes, spreading awareness about their rights and facilitating access to learning, nutrition, institutional and legislative support for enabling them to grow and develop to their full potential.

    Mandate:

    The broad mandate of the Ministry is to have holistic development of Women and Children. As a nodal Ministry for the advancement of women and children, the Ministry formulates plans, policies and programmes; enacts/ amends legislation, guides and coordinates the efforts of both governmental and non-governmental organisations working in the field of Women and Child Development. Besides, playing its nodal role, the Ministry implements certain innovative programmes for women and children. These programmes cover welfare and support services, training for employment and income generation, awareness generation and gender sensitization. These programmes play a supplementary and complementary role to the other general developmental programmes in the sectors of health, education, rural development etc. All these efforts are directed to ensure that women are empowered both economically and socially and thus become equal partners in national development along with men.

    Policy Initiatives:

    For the holistic development of the child, the Ministry has been implementing the world's largest and most unique and outreach programme of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) providing a package of services comprising supplementary nutrition, immunization, health check up and referral services, pre-school non-formal education. There is effective coordination and monitoring of various sectoral programmes. Most of the programmes of the Ministry are run through non-governmental organisations. Efforts are made to have more effective involvement of NGOs. The major policy initiatives undertaken by the Ministry in the recent past include universalisation of ICDS and Kishori Shakti Yojana, launching a nutrition programme for adolescent girls, establishment of the Commission for protection of Child Rights and enactment of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.

    Kishori Shakti Yojana

    Shakti Yojana (KSY) seeks to empower adolescent girls, so as to enable them to take charge of their lives. It is viewed as a holistic initiative for the development of adolescent girls. The programme through its interventions aims at bringing about a difference in the lives of the adolescent girls. It seeks to provide them with an opportunity to realize their full potential.

    This scheme is a redesign of the already existing Adolescent Girls (AG) Scheme being implemented as a component under the centrally sponsored Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme. The new scheme dramatically extends the coverage of the earlier scheme with significant content enrichment, strengthens the training component, particularly in skill development, aspects aimed at empowerment and enhanced self-perception. It also fosters convergence with other sectoral programmes, addressing the interrelated needs of adolescent girls and women.

    Objective:

    The broad objectives of the Scheme are to improve the nutritional, health and development status of adolescent girls, promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family care, link them to opportunities for learning life skills, going back to school, help them gain a better understanding of their social environment and take initiatives to become productive members of the society.

    Coverage:

    ·       Total no. of blocks in the country: 6118

    Number of blocks covered under KSY: 611

    Target Group

    Adolescent Girls (11-18 yrs.)

    Infrastructural facilities

    Existing ICDS infrastructure

    Financial Norms

    ·       Rs. 1.10 lakh per ICDS project per annum

    Links:-

    ·       Detailed Guidelines for implementation of scheme

    Status:-

    ·       State-wise number of blocks sanctioned for implementationof KSY

    स्रोत : www.indiangovtscheme.com

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