Child Sponsorship plan State doles out Rs 10L for each district
| Monday | 2nd December, 2019
Kolkata: The state government has earmarked a fund of Rs 10 lakh each for 23 districts in state for 'Child Sponsorship' which has gained reasonable momentum from this year.
"We are equipped to arrange for 943 Child Sponsorships in the state.
An average quota of 40 sponsorships have been marked for each district.
The state Women and Child Development department has a committee in the district-level that is headed by District Social Welfare Officer who examines certain terms and conditions before release of funds under Child Sponsorship.
The centre and state has 60: 40 share of funds under Child Sponsorship.
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