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The Ministry releases funds to State of Maharashtra under the scheme ‘Child Protection Services’ (CPS). The details of funds released under CPS for institutional care (including SAAs), non-institutional care and service delivery set up is as follows:

                                                           (Amount in Lakhs)

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

762.32

3138.75

2272.33

608.15

3156.52

 

As per the information provided by Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), the number of Specialised Adoption Agencies(SAAs) district-wise along with number of inmates living therein in Maharashtra, is given below:

S. No.

Name of district

Number of SAA

Number of Children in SAA

1

Ahmednagar

2

37

2

Akola

1

31

3

Amravati

2

28

4

Aurangabad

2

36

5

Bhandara

1

8

6

Buldhana

2

15

7

Chandrapur

1

15

8

Dhule

1

9

9

Jalgaon

1

13

10

Jalna

1

14

11

Kolhapur

2

19

12

Latur

4

16

13

Mumbai

11

200

14

Nagpur

8

45

15

Nanded

3

55

16

Nasik

1

46

17

Parbhani

1

19

18

Pune

7

142

19

Raigarh

1

4

20

Ratnagiri

2

10

21

Sangli

2

33

22

Satara

1

16

23

Sholapur

2

44

24

Thane

2

108

25

Wardha

2

14

Total

63

977

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.