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Women & Child Development

The Women and Child Development Division (WCD) is the nodal division in NITI Aayog that provides policy guidance and oversees programme implementation of the Ministry of Women & Child Development for ensuring overall survival, development, protection and participation of women and children, broadly guided by twin objectives to empower the women to live with confidence, dignity and economic and educational ability and to nurture their children to develop to their full potential, make them safe, healthy and protective environments.It also has special focus to improve nutritional outcomes and over all development of children and adolescent girls.


Achievements in the year 2018-19