Ministry of Women and Child and Development Current Affairs, GK & News

National Conference on Skilling in NTL for Girls ‘Betiyan Bane Kushal’

National Conference on Skilling in Non-Traditional Livelihood (NTL) for Girls ‘Betiyan Bane Kushal’ will be organized on October 11, 2022. Key facts The national conference will be held under the Indian Government’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative. It will be organized by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development on the occasion of the ..

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MoWCD released Guidelines for ‘Saksham Anganwadi & Poshan 2.0′

Recently, Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) released operational guidelines to implement ‘Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0′ scheme. Central government has approved the scheme for implementation during 2021-22 to 2025-26, that is; the period of 15th Finance Commission. Important features of the Scheme include; Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0 is an Integrated Nutrition Support ..

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‘Kanya Shikhsa Pravesh Utsav’

Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav is a campaign to bring out-of-school adolescent Indian girls back into the formal education and skilling system. About the launch event The campaign was launched on the eve of International Women’s Day (8th March 2022) by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and ..

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WCD Ministry to set up One-Stop Centres

Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, is to set up One-Stop Centres (OSCs) in 10 missions across 9 countries. It will be set to curb the cases of violence against women. In which countries OSCs will be set up? One OSC will be set up each in Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, UAE, ..

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PMMVY beneficiaries cross 1.75 Crores

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has informed to the parliament that the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana which is central government’s maternity benefit scheme has crossed 1.75 crore eligible women till the financial year 2020. Highlights The central government initial estimate states that the government had the aim of covering 51.60 lakh women ..

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NITI Aayog Report: 28% of Aadhaar based payment are going to wrong accounts

The NITI Aayog has released a progress report on National Nutrition Mission (Poshan Abhiyaan). According to the report, one in three Aadhaar based payments was credited to a wrong bank account, especially in Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana. Highlights This is the second report prepared by the think tank. The report was prepared and released ..

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