Imphal, Dec 9: Team of Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India today called on Social Welfare & Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen at her Office Chamber at New Secretariat, Imphal to discuss on how to effectively promote legal adoption in Manipur.
The visiting team of CARA include M. Ramchandra Reddy, Chairman, CARA, Dr. Gundlapally Sreenu, OSD to Chairman, R.K. Pramodini, Member, Adoption Committee, CARA, Annie Mangsatabam, Member, Adoption Committee, CARA amongst others were part of the meeting.
Appreciating the visiting team for highlighting various concerns and issues to look into regarding child adoption in Manipur, Minister said that as a concerned Minister as well as the lone woman Minister in the cabinet, she deeply felt connected when it comes for the welfare of the children and the downtrodden.She said, children should be give care of, to the right hands. She assured that whatever can be done from her end as well as from the Government of Manipur, will surely be executed without much delay.
She also urged the team to initiate for the opening of the concern offices in the seven (7) newly created districts so that children from every nook and corner will not be deprived of their basic rights.
Nemcha felt extremely privilege to interact with the team and laud Maneka Gandhi, Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development for initiating such purposive and progressive meeting for the welfare of the children of our state.
It may be mentioned that CARA is designated as the Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions in accordance with the provisions of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993, ratified by Government of India in 2003. It primarily deals with adoption of orphan, abandoned and surrendered children through its associated or recognised adoption agencies.
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