NIPCCD organized a Refresher Training Programme on Mission Vatsalya
NIPCCD organized a Refresher Training Programme on Mission Vatsalya from 29- 31 May, 2023 at NIPCCD Regional Centre, Mohali. 33 participants attended the training Programme.
The programme involved discussions on the following themes:
Improve functioning of statutory bodies
Strengthen service delivery services
Upscale Institutional care/ services Encourage non-intuitional community based care
Training and Capacity building of duty holders
About Mission Vatsalya
It promotes family-based non-institutional care of children in difficult situations based on the 'principle of institutionalization of children' as a last resort.
Before the year 2009, three schemes were implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development for children in need of protection -
1. Juvenile justice programs for children as well as children in need of care and protection
2. Integrated Program for Street Children
3. Child Home Assistance Scheme
In theyear 2010, these three schemes were merged into a single scheme which is known as Integrated Child Protection Scheme.
In the year 2017 its name was changed to "Child Protection Services Scheme" and in the year 2021-22 it was also changed to Mission Vatsalya.
It aims to ensure a healthy and happy childhood for every child in the country.
National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD)
It is an autonomous organisation and its Headquarter is in New Delhi.
It functions under the aegis of the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Its objective is to take a comprehensive view of child development and develop and promote programmes in pursuance of the National Policy for Children.
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