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33,000 skip corporation schools after primary level – The Times of India story

Quoting the data provided by the chief secretary of Delhi, Justice Mukta Gupta,the Juvenile Justice Committee of the HC, said that around 33,744 children enrolled in municipal schools in the capital have dropped out after the primary level in the past two years.

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50,000 street children in Delhi to get Aadhaar card in 6 months - The Times of India story

Around 50,000 street children in the city will get their Aadhaar card in the next six months.
An NGO, a postman or a certified insurance agent will help a child in getting an Aadhaar card to enable them to take admission in schools and access government health services.

 

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Standard Operating Procedure for protection and care of children in street situations launched: Business Standard Report

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations for their rehabilitation and safeguarding was released by Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in New Delhi today. CPCR collaborated with the Civil Society Organization (CSO), Save the Children to develop this much needed strategy for street children.

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Around 50,000 street children in Delhi to get Aadhaar card in 6 months: The Economic Times

The apex body for child rights - National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in collaboration with the NGO, Save the Children, today launched the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in the presence of Bollywood actress Dia Mirza, who is also an Ambassador of the NGO.

 

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Aadhaar cards for street children: The Indian Express

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is set to link all street children with Aadhaar cards and open bank accounts for them under Jan Dhan Yojana. Ministry officials said Aadhaar cards and bank accounts are meant to help children living on the streets get access to loans, insurance schemes and other government benefits. The WCD Ministry released the Standard Operating Procedure for street children Tuesday, a document prepared by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the civil society organisation, Save the Children.

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