PM CARES for Children Scheme - Web Based Portal

The scheme aims to ensure that children who have lost their parents due to the COVID pandemic are fully cared for and protected in an ongoing manner.
Sheena

Updated: Jul 27, 2021 11:15:30 am

27 July 2021 Current Affairs:The Women and Child Development Ministry has launched a web-based portal called pmcaresforchildren.in to facilitate the submission of applications and the identification of children who are eligible for assistance under the ‘PM CARES for Children' scheme.

About the PM CARES for Children Scheme:
♦ The Prime Minister announced the PM CARES for Children scheme to assist children who have lost both parents, a surviving parent, a legal guardian, or adoptive parents due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
♦ The scheme aims to ensure that children who have lost their parents due to the COVID pandemic are fully cared for and protected in an ongoing manner
♦ It ensures their well-being through health insurance, empowers them through education, and equips them for self-sufficiency with a financial support of Rs.10 lakh when they attain the age of 23.
 
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