WCD ministry

Maneka Gandhi urges schools to eliminate corporal punishment

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday urged schools to eliminate corporal punishment by following the guidelines issued by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

Feb 15, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

WCD Ministry replaces MHA as nodal agency for Nirbhaya Fund

The government has made the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry the nodal agency for the Nirbhaya Fund in place of Home Ministry, which could utilise only one per cent of the pool set up after the brutal gang-rape of December 16, 2012.

Apr 05, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

WCD Min to rebuild rain-hit anganwadis in UKD

With at least 30 child and mother care centres damaged in the Uttarakhand flashfloods, the Women and Child Development Ministry today decided to foot the cost of their re-construction.

Jul 02, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

Baby sold through Facebook: NHRC seeks report from WCD Ministry

The NHRC on Monday sought reports from the Union Women and Child Ministry and police commissioners of Ludhiana and Delhi in connection with reports of a baby being sold thrice through a deal struck on `Facebook`.

Apr 29, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

CAG pulls up WCD ministry for diversion of ICDS fu

The CAG criticised the ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) for "inadequacy" in monitoring systems under the scheme to combat child malnutrition.

Mar 05, 2013, 21:02 PM IST