India  /  Published 14.09.21

PM Cares to help Covid orphans

The central government is planning to increase the monthly financial support given to children who lost their parents to COVID-19 from Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000, a senior official said on Tuesday. The off...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Legal aid forum helps Covid orphans

The Darjeeling District Legal Aid Forum, a voluntary organisation that gives legal aid to children and women, has taken up the task to identify children who have lost their parents to Covid-19 in Sili...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 28.07.21

SC widens orphan help, looks at data disparity

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Delhi to identify Covid orphans

The Delhi government's Women and Child Development (WCD) Department has identified 268 children who have been orphaned during the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Sunday. There are nearl...
By Saloni Bhatia in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.21

Covid orphans find shelter in Dhanbad

When there is a will there's a way. The age-old adage holds true for a group of philanthropists of Dhanbad, who, despite facing economic constraints due to lack of any government support, are doin...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.21

Covid's nightmare: 400 children have lost one or both parents in state

“My aim is to completely phase out the orphanage concept. Rather, my dream is to identify widows with, say, one child who can  raise another child (orphan)  of the same village. T...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.06.21

Financial help for Dhanbad Covid orphans

Sri Ram Sharma, Principal District and Session Judge of Dhanbad cum Chairman of District Legal Service Authority, on Thursday provided cheques worth Rs 2,000 each to eight children who lost ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Father’s Day gift for orphaned kids

On the Father’ Day, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik acted like a father and launched a scheme named “Ashirbad” for children orphaned by the Covid pandemic. Under the scheme, the...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.06.21

STATE DIGEST: Antibiotics for Bokaro zoo inmates

Daltonganj: The Rotary Club of Daltonganj is the first NGO in Palamau to come forward to offer free education up-to class 12 to the children orphaned by Covid-19.  Assistant district governor of...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 15.06.21

Odisha: Education free for Covid orphans

The Odisha government has decided to bear the education cost of children who have lost their parents to Covid-19. Thirty-five children in the state have so far been orphaned by Covid-19. Talking to ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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