CARA- Central Adoption Resource Authority

In Focus

  • Process Related to Adoptable Children

    Adoption means a legal process that allows someone to become the parent of a child, even though the parent and child are not related by blood. But in every other way, adoptive parents are the child's parents.

  • Procedure for

    Every resident Indian Prospective Adoptive Parent (PAP), who intends to adopt a child, shall register online in Child Adoption Resource Information and Guidance System by filling up the application form as provided in Schedule-6 and uploading the relevant documents.

  • Role of

    Various recognised agencies and authorities have been assigned roles to facilitate adoption process as per Guidelines Governing The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children), Act 2015 Amendment in 2021.

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