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.

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.

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`.

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.