Child Sexual Abuse by family members on rise

Mumbai: This incidents of the rise in number of cases of child sexual abuses is on rise. This situation is alarming. Moreover, what is scaring is the fact that most of these sexual offenders are family members. This fact is again brought to surface, when a six –…

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Kailash Satyarthi from India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. – Malala Yousafzai, an activist for girls’ education…

Night Shelters

Key Features The Night Shelters are vitally important during the winter season and constantly being monitored by Hon’ble High Court of Delhi and Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. GNCT Of Delhi decided that to provide a safe, secure and comfortable environment to the homeless people in Delhi all…

Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)

Introduction Public Distribution System (PDS) in Delhi is confined to two cereals, wheat and  rice, and two other essential commodities viz., sugar and kerosene oil. In Delhi, PDS comprises of a network of Fair Price Shops & Kerosene Oil Depots for making available specified articles at controlled prices…

Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana

Key Features To provide health insurance coverage for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. Beneficiaries under RSBY are entitled to hospitalization coverage up to Rs. 30,000/- for most of the diseases that require hospitalization. Eligibility Criteria For enrolled BPL families from each district up to a maximum number of…

Annapurna Scheme

Key Features Supply of food grain @ 10 kg. per head per month free of cost to the people who are more than 65 years of age and not receiving any kind of old age pension from the Govt. The applicants must be “destitute” in the sense of…

Financial Assistance to Poor Widows

Key Features To provide financial assistance of Rs. 20,000/- to the poor widows for performing marriage of their daughters so as to enable them to meet expenses involved in solemnizing marriage of their daughters also to orphan girls for their marriage Eligibility Criteria The applicant must be a…

The Delhi Family Benefit Scheme

Key Features Age of the deceased should be between 18 to 64 Years, i.e., death of the bread earner has occurred while he/she was in the age group 18-64 years. Family income of the applicant should not be more than Rs. 60,000/-p.a. Applicant must be a resident of…

Scheme of Old Age Assistance

Key Features The applicant shall be entitled for financial assistance if he/she is – Above 60 years of age without any adequate means of support A resident of the National Capital Territory of Delhi for at least 5 years preceding the date of submission of application His/her annual…

Pension to widows

Key Features To provide social security by way of financial assistance to widows A pension will be paid quarterly @ Rs. 1500/- per month per head through ECS by RBI. Eligibility Criteria The following widows in the age group of 18 to below 60 years shall be eligible…