Press Esc to close
Thursday 18 September 2014
News updated at 2:47 AM IST
Weather
Max: 29.7°C
Min : 20.2°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Child adoption made easier in India

New Delhi, Feb 14, DHNS:

The process of adopting a child in the country has been sought to be made transparent and uncomplicated with the government launching a web-based Central information system which would create a database on each adoptable child with registered agencies.

Carings is aimed at facilitating the adoption process.

Prospective parents seeking to adopt a child will henceforth get a ready-reckoner in the form of Central Adoption Resource and Guidance System (CARINGS) aimed at facilitating the adoption process.

Launching the CARINGS here on Monday, Minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath said, “It will make a big difference to the adoption process in the country.” The minister said that prospective parents can access a list of adoptable children, their health status, their photographs and even the condition in which they were given up for adoption at CARINGS. The system would also provide registration, status tracking and matching of child and parent compatibility. There would be a separate list of prospective parents, a waiting list and the status of their application which would help adoption agencies.

She said the system had been launched since her ministry was receiving a lot of complaints regarding the process of adoption from people across the country. Besides ensuring a speedy and transparent adoption, the government would also be able to monitor adoption and post-adoption process. Out of the total 326 adoption agencies across the country, 172 have so far registered with CARINGS. The rest of the adoption agencies are in the process of signing the Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) with the government, she said.
“Efforts will be made to bring all the functions of various adoption agencies in the country on the list,” she said adding that action would be taken for cancellation of the licences of the agencies failing to register with the government. Under the new guidelines, the fees for domestic adoptions would be  to Rs 45,000 and for foreigners, it would be $5000.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini at a function on women empowerment...

BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini at a function on women empowerment...

Differently-abled children wear masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate his birthday...

Differently-abled children wear masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate his birthday...

Villagers perform worship of elephants on the occasion of Biswakarma Puja...

Villagers perform worship of elephants on the occasion of Biswakarma Puja...

Devotees take part in a procession on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebrations...

Devotees take part in a procession on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebrations...

Younga Yoo, shoots past India's Umapatidevi Thokchom at women's first round group A soccer match...

Younga Yoo, shoots past India's Umapatidevi Thokchom at women's first round group A soccer match...

A man pulls an inflatable raft with his son, through the flood water...

A man pulls an inflatable raft with his son, through the flood water...

Cars submerged in flood water after the Jammu and Kashmir floods...

Cars submerged in flood water after the Jammu and Kashmir floods...

Sonam Kapoor and Kirron Kher during a promotional event for their upcoming film Khoobsurat...

Sonam Kapoor and Kirron Kher during a promotional event for their upcoming film Khoobsurat...

Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance...

Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on a traditional swing...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on a traditional swing...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523