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Now, passports for adopted children will only be issued after clearance by Child Development Ministry

Now, passports for adopted children will only be issued after clearance by Child Development Ministry

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that passports for adopted children will only be issued after prior clearance by Ministry of Child Development in all cases.

Oct 28, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Autonomous institutions likely to introduce new user charges

"The finance ministry had recommended last year that all statutory bodies of the government which provide services to the public should generate revenue and add to the government exchequer," CARA Chairperson, Deepak Kumar told PTI.

May 22, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Couple, with one foreign parent, wanting to adopt would be termed 'in-country': HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday held that couples where one of the parents is an Indian national and the other of foreign origin and are desirous of adopting a child in India, would be termed as 'in-country', thus reducing the formalities to be followed by them.

Jul 16, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Govt liberalises policy for adoption by foreign couples

In a bid to simplify adoptions by foreign nationals in India, the External Affairs Ministry has asked all its passport department offices to accept the date of birth of the child mentioned in the court order and not insist for a birth certificate.

Mar 26, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Govt liberalises policy for adoption by foreign couples

 In a bid to simplify adoptions by foreign nationals in India, the External Affairs Ministry has asked all its passport department offices to accept the date of birth of the child mentioned in the court order and not insist for a birth certificate.

Mar 26, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Complete adoption process within four months: Maneka Gandhi

Coming down on what she termed the "idleness and deliberate lying" of adoption agencies, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi today asked them to complete the adoption process within four months.

Feb 20, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Government to ease adoption norms: Maneka Gandhi

The government will make the norms for adopting children easier, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said Wednesday.

Sep 17, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

Adoptions on the decline despite rising childless couples!

Despite the high percentage of childless couples in the country, the numbers of adoptions are on the decline.

Jul 24, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

NCPCR seeks report from CARA on fake adoptions

Concerned over fake inter-country adoptions, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has demanded an action report from the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA).

Jun 30, 2013, 11:02 AM IST

Website launched to make adoption process more transparent

Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) launched a web-based information
management system which will link all adoption agencies across the country to make the process of adopting children more transparent.

Feb 14, 2011, 21:45 PM IST

CARA directed to consider German couple`s plea for adoption

The Supreme Court today directed the Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) to consider as a one-time measure the plea of a German couple for adoption of twins born through a surrogate Indian mother.

Mar 17, 2010, 12:11 PM IST