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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
11 JUL 2019 3:37PM by PIB Delhi
Orphanages in Maharashtra

The Ministry releases funds to State of Maharashtra under the scheme ‘Child Protection Services’ (CPS). The details of funds released under CPS for institutional care (including SAAs), non-institutional care and service delivery set up is as follows:

                                                           (Amount in Lakhs)

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

762.32

3138.75

2272.33

608.15

3156.52

 

As per the information provided by Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), the number of Specialised Adoption Agencies(SAAs) district-wise along with number of inmates living therein in Maharashtra, is given below:

S. No.

Name of district

Number of SAA

Number of Children in SAA

1

Ahmednagar

2

37

2

Akola

1

31

3

Amravati

2

28

4

Aurangabad

2

36

5

Bhandara

1

8

6

Buldhana

2

15

7

Chandrapur

1

15

8

Dhule

1

9

9

Jalgaon

1

13

10

Jalna

1

14

11

Kolhapur

2

19

12

Latur

4

16

13

Mumbai

11

200

14

Nagpur

8

45

15

Nanded

3

55

16

Nasik

1

46

17

Parbhani

1

19

18

Pune

7

142

19

Raigarh

1

4

20

Ratnagiri

2

10

21

Sangli

2

33

22

Satara

1

16

23

Sholapur

2

44

24

Thane

2

108

25

Wardha

2

14

Total

63

977

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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