Identify kids in 2 weeks for PM Cares support, Centre tells states

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The ministry of women and child development has written to the states and UTs to direct the district magistrates to identify children eligible for receiving support under the ‘PM Cares for Children’ scheme meant for those who have lost their parents or guardians to Covid and upload the details on “” portal to enable prompt assistance. The ministry, which sent out the letter on July 22, has asked the states and UTs to complete the task within the next 15 days.
The web portal aims to facilitate submission of applications and identification of children eligible to receive support under the ‘PM Cares for Children’ scheme. The information may be uploaded by the CWC on the PM Cares for children portal, while submitting it for DM’s consideration.


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