Port Blair, May 12: The District Child Protection Unit under District Administration conducted an awareness programme on “Legal Adoption and Various Schemes of Government” at Samiti Office, Prothrapur in collaboration with Block Development Office, Prothrapur on 12th May 2022.

In the programme, Shri. Rajender Pal, BDO Prothrapur informed the participants about the Welfare Schemes of the Department of Rural Development such as MGNREGA, Pradhan Manthri Awas Yojna, National Rural Livelihood Mission, Deen Dayal Upadaya, Kaushal Yojna. He also encouraged the participants to come forward to take benefits from the schemes.

The gathering was also informed about the various schemes facilitated by Labour Commissioner Office such as Building and Construction Workers Welfare Board, Pradhan Manthri Shram Yogi Man Dhan Yojna and e-Shram Card.

The team of District Child Protection Unit (SA) informed the participants about the functions of DCPU with the special focus on Legal Adoption.

The programme concluded with an interactive session wherein the participants were provided guidance to link themselves for Self Help Group, MGNREGA Job Cards and other schemes etc.

The participants of the programme were the beneficiaries who lost their breadwinners during COVID-19 pandemic.

The District Administration ensures to conduct such Awareness Programme for the needy people of South Andaman District so that the benefits of various Welfare Schemes of the Government reach the beneficiaries.