Comments And Suggestions Invited By WCD Ministry On Draft National Plan Of Action For Children 2016

The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Mrs. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi at the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Status of Women, in New York, USA on March 14, 2016.
The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Mrs. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi at the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Status of Women, in New York, USA on March 14, 2016.

Survival, Health And Nutrition; Education And Development, Protection And Participation

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): The National Policy for Children 2013 identifies rights of Children under four key priority areas namely Survival, Health and Nutrition; Education and Development, Protection and Participation.

The Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India has recently drafted the National Plan of Action for Children 2016, which provides a roadmap that links the Policy objectives to actionable strategies under the four key priority areas. It aims at establishing effective coordination and convergence among all stakeholders, including Ministries and Departments of Government of India and Civil Society organizations to address key issues pertaining to rights of children.

A copy of the revised draft National Plan for Action for Children 2016 is placed on the website of the Ministry for comments and suggestions from Governments of States/UTs, line Ministries concerned, civil society organizations, media and individuals who are encouraged to review the action plan and send their comments to Ministry at e-mail ids [email protected] and [email protected] latest by 28th March, 2016 till 6:00 pm. The title of the e-mail must mention the subject given as above.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

D P Sathya Prakash

Senior Reporter

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