Port Blair, Nov. 30: The District Child Protection Unit, South Andaman under District Administration conducted an awareness program on Adoption focusing on International Adoption Month of the year 2021, based on the Theme “Promotion of Legal Adoption”.

The program was organized in collaboration with the Block Development Office, Ferrargunj on 30th November 2021 at Shore Point Gram Panchayat. 

The participants of the program were sensitized on the Adoption Regulation of Central Adoption Regulation Authority which promulgates that all the Adoption whether Prospective Adoptive Parent/ Relative Adoption/ Step Parent Adoption shall be registered in CARINGS. The gathering was also informed in detail about the procedures, Do’s & Don’ts of Adoption.

Members of the Child Welfare Committee were also present in the meeting and interacted with the participants. The Team sensitized the participants for surrendering children who can be restored through legal adoption rather than giving away the children to the needy without following any legal process. 

District Administration, South Andaman ensures to support and lend every possible help to the persons intending for adoption and conduct such programs to create awareness on the said topic from time to time.