of Social Welfare, Govt. of Manipur has implemented Welfare programmes
for Children, destitute children and orphans of Hills and
plain of Manipur. Following schemes are implemented for
Running of Children Homes
Under the scheme for the Welfare of the Children in need of
care and protectionE the department has been
extending 90% of grant in aid to 8 (eight) Destitute Children Homes
run by Voluntary
Organisations. At present a sum of Rs.270/- per child
per month is provided for care, maintenance, education, fooding etc. There are
altogether 320- children are put us in these homes.
Department is maintaining a State Bal Bhavan at Khuman Lampak
also in which regular
informal education/class on Dance/song, musical instrument, computer
education, Drawing lessons etc. are taught by experienced
officials/Instructors of this Department with attractive Summer and
winter camps since 1989. It is affiliated under the Nationasl Bal Bhavan society India, New Delhi.
State Bal Bhavan have achieved National Bal
Hero Award for which Awards are given to children excelling in the field
of creative arts, creative science, creative writing and performing arts. Till
now 8 children have received this Award.
Bal Kendras in the tribal areas of
Senapti and Churachandpur Districts have been opened to benefit the
children of the remote areas.
Opening of one more Bal Bhavan-cum-children park at Moreh, Border town of
the Indo Myanmar is under Process.
scheme is also implemented in Manipur to promote
In-country Adoption for the welfare of the unfortunate
children. Three(3) NGOs have been
recognized by the State Government and approved by Central Adoption Resource
Agency (CARA), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India to
run these adoption Centres called Sishu Greeha
and they may be contacted when deciding for adoption. :
Financial Assistance to Destitute Children
Financial assistance @ Rs.
60/- per child per month
in the age of 6-14 years were extended to 288 school going destitute
children living below poverty line.
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