17 June:The Minister of State Smt. Renuka Chowdhury, inaugurated the Information and Facilitation Centre of the Ministry of Women and Child Development here at Shastri Bhawan today.
The Information and Facilitation Centre will provide information on the different Programs and Schemes of the Ministry. It will be the first interface with the Ministry for the common man and will facilitate all their interactions with the policy makers. It will also provide copies of news magazines and other information literature from different organizations under the Ministry, such as the Central Social Welfare Board, National Commission for Women, NIPCCD, NCPCR, Central Adoption Resource Agency and Rashtriya Mahila Kosh. The Centre will also assist voluntary organizations to track the status of their application and help familiarize them with online application tracking system.
Inaugurating the center, the Minister said that the common man would now have easy access to information about initiatives being planned for development and welfare of children and women. People can also give suggestions and feedback about the Government programmes and policies, she added.