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

What is SAMVEDNA?

SAMVEDNA is Sensitizing Action on Mental Health Vulnerability through Emotional Development and Necessary Acceptance. It a toll-free helpline through which children affected during COVID-19 pandemic are provided counselling. About SAMVEDNA The main objective of SAMVEDNA is to provide psychological first aid and emotional support to the COVID-19 affected children The tele-counselling is provided by the ..

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Poshan Pakhwada Being Celebrated from 16th to 31st March

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is celebrating the Poshan Pakhwada from March 16 to March 31, 2021.  The Department of Women & Child Development or the Social Welfare Department will be the nodal department to look after the Poshan Pakhwada across the states and Union Territories. Poshan Pakhwada 2021 The key focus areas ..

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WCD Ministry classified All Major Schemes under 3 Umbrella Schemes

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has announced to classify all the major schemes of the ministry for their effective implementation and programmes under the three Umbrella schemes namely, Mission Poshan 2.0, Mission Vatsalya and Mission Shakti. How women and child are significant for Country? As per the census 2011, the Women and Children ..

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Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has recently extended the last date for submission of nomination for Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020. The last date has been extended till February 6, 2021. About Nari Shakti Puraskar Nari Shakti Puraskar are conferred every year on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The award is conferred by the Ministry of Women ..

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January 24: National Girl Child day

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi said that the central government has taken many initiatives that focus on empowering the girl child. He highlighted that, the initiatives also provide a better access to education, better healthcare and improves the gender sensitivity. This statement was made by him on the occasion of National Girl Child ..

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