Child welfare is a continuum of services designed to ensure that children are safe and that families have the necessary support to care for their children successfully. Child welfare organizations in India (Lakshyam Butterfly)serve a variety of purposes including adoption and foster care facilities, child abuse and neglect reports, family reunification etc. all of which ensure holistic growth and development of the children of the country, especially those belonging to vulnerable sections of the society.
Children constitute principle assets of any country. Children’s development is very important for the overall development of society and the best way to develop national human resources is to take care of children. India has the largest child population in the world. All out efforts are being made by the Government for the development and welfare of children. A number of organizations have been set up for this purpose. To name a few:
Organizations Serving Children in India
- Indian Council of Social Welfare, Hyderabad
- Delhi Council For Children Welfare, Delhi
- O.S. Children’s Villages of India, New Delhi
- Haryana State Council for Child Welfare
- Bal Vikas Bhavan, Haryana
- Holy Infant Mary’s Girls Home, Kerala
Such organizations fulfill the dream of building a brighter India by improving the conditions of the future of the country – the children. All spheres are taken care of under most of these organizations to promote well being of children. They provide robust health and nutrition benefits to the children coming from the most marginalized communities. They work towards providing quality education and equal opportunities for all children in India. They strive towards working to make a difference in the lives of the most socially-excluded children by providing them protection against any form of violence, labor or abuse.