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SOCIAL WELFARE: NITI Aayog’s Compendium on Best Practices in Social Sector 2023

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 Source: Niti Aayog


Every day in this section we are bringing best practices from each category. Today’s best practices will cover ‘SOCIAL WELFARE’


PrayatnaDelhi-NCR (by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE))A livelihood and enterprise training program for transgenders in Delhi-NCR, aimed at helping beneficiaries attain a basic quality of life and impart entrepreneurship skills to some of them.
Nasha Mukt BharatAll over India (by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment)The National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) aims to prevent drug addiction by providing education, counselling, and treatment to individuals with substance dependence. It finances NGOs for rehabilitation centres and addiction treatment facilities. The plan also includes the establishment of District De-Addiction Centers in each district for comprehensive treatment.
AanganPunjab (by Department of Social Security and Women & Child Development)A digital inspection of the childcare institutes (using the SafCa App) being run by the department and registered under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.
Dhimsa RadioKoraput, Odisha (implemented by South Odisha Voluntary Action (SOVA) with UNICEF support)A community radio station that has become a tool for social change in disseminating information on government schemes.