National Action Plan for Children 2016

Released by Union Ministry of Women & Child Development.
NPAC 2016
  • The Action Plan has four key priority areas. They are:
    • Survival, health and nutrition;
    • Education and development;
    • Participation and
    • Protection.
  • It defines objectives, sub-objectives, strategies, action points and indicators for measuring progress under the four key priority areas.
  • It also identifies key stakeholders for the implementation of different strategies.
  • It puts focus on new and emerging concerns for children such as children affected by natural and man-made disasters, climate change and online child abuse etc.
  • Its strategies and action points largely draw upon the existing programmes and schemes of various Ministries and Departments.
  • It takes into account the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and provides a roadmap towards achieving them though co-ordination and convergence with different stakeholders.

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