WCD appealed not to share details of children over social media

Fearing about the safety of Covid distressed children the Women and Child Development Ministry requested people not to share their details over social media platforms, as it can put their life at great risk.   The Ministry said that such information should be given to Childline (1098) on an immediate basis.   India is witnessing

State stepped forward to help the afflicted children

As an initiative to assist the Covid afflicted children, the Haryana state stepped forward with a programme named “Hope: Sangharsh Se Utkarsh Tak Hum Aapke Saath Hain.”   The programme was kick-started on Wednesday via virtual mode. During the event, Justice Ranjan Gupta, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court & Executive Chairman of HSLSA said

Pained by the Pandemic, the future holds little to no hope for the orphans

On Monday the NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) submitted a report to the Supreme Court revealing a shocking number of children orphaned, lost one parent or left abandoned during the Covid-19 pandemic. The total number accounted for 30,071, based on the data submitted by different states from April 1, 2020, to June

Maharashtra govt proclaims assistance to Covid Orphans

Taking a step forward to provide aid to the vulnerable children who lost parental support due to the pandemic, Maharashtra govt. made an announcement of providing financial assistance worth Rs. 5 lakh to each child orphaned due to Covid-19. The devilish pandemic claimed thousands of lives during the second wave, many were parents to underaged

56% of Covid orphans belong to the 4-13 age group

In its affidavit submitted in the Supreme Court of India, NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) disclosed that more than half of the children orphaned or abandoned in the pandemic until May 29 this year the age group of 4-13 years. Out of the total of 9346, 5226 (56%) are in the above-mentioned

Lend a helping hand to pandemic distressed orphans, know what you can do

Tuesday, a not very good day for India with NCPCR revealing the total number of distressed children who lost their biological/adoptive/legal guardian to the ongoing pandemic. To them, COVID-19 had cost much more than just loved ones. Hope for a bright future and a loving family seems to be far reached dream for some, others

Orphans received pension under Bal Seva Yojana

Children who lost one or both of their parents to the second wave of COVID-19 will be benefitted under Mukhyamantri Covid-19 Bal Seva Yojana. On the inauguration of the scheme, the Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan distributed an amount of Rs. 5000 per children, 173 from 130 families. It will be a monthly aid

Nearly 577 orphaned in the second wave of COVID

The second wave of COVID has proved to be more lethal than the first one. Accounting for the higher infection rate and claiming more lives, the devilous virus has orphaned almost 577 children since April. The figure, disclosed by the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare (WCD), speaks for the entire country. Although these children

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