"Adopt a Home" programme
Q. Which of the following is/are true regarding “Adopt a Home” programme?
1) It is for adopting Elderly Homes by corporate sector and individuals.
2) Private Elderly homes can also be started or adopted under it.- Published on 20 Dec 16
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
ANSWER: Neither 1 nor 2
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has notified “Adopt a Home” program whereby under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) the corporate sector & business houses along with individual philanthropists are invited to support the children staying in the Children Homes run by the State Governments/UT Administrations and their NGO partners under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act [JJ Act], 2015.
The Adopt a Home is a program to support the Child Care Institutions (CCIs) as defined under the JJ Act, 2015 which house children either in need of care and protection or children in conflict with law.