Port Blair, March 8: The District Child Protection Unit, South Andaman under District Administration conducted an awareness program through a Focus Group Discussion with SHG Members on Adoption at Brookshabad. The District Child Protection Officer, South Andaman addressed the gathering and informed about the functions of DCPU with an emphasis on Non- Institutional Care program under Integrated Child Protection Scheme.

The Protection Officer – NIC sensitized the gathering on Adoption as per Adoption Regulation of CARA that all the Adoption whether Prospective Adoptive Parent/Relative Adoption/Step Parent Adoption should be registered in CARINGS. The gathering was also informed in detail about the procedures, Do’s & Don’ts of Adoption. The team also emphasized on the process of surrendering children who can be restored through adoption.  The participants were encouraged to pass on the message to the public at large and follow the procedures to avoid any kind of implication.

The District Administration ensures to conduct such programs to create awareness on the said topic from time to time.