Specialized Adoption Agency

Any orphan, abandoned or surrendered child can be adopted if declared illegally free for adoption by the child welfare committee (CWC),   following due procedures laid down by CENTRAL ADOPTION RESOURCE AUTHORITY (CARA) . Child's best interest shall be prime importance while deciding any placement for adoption 

  1. The child's best interest is  of prime importance while deciding any placement; 
  2. Preference is  given to place the child in adoption within the country; 
  3. Adoption of children is  guided by a set procedures and in a time bound manner; 
  4. No one derives any gain, whether financial or otherwise, through adoption. 

Central Adoption Resource Authority

Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India. It functions as the nodal body for adoption of Indian children and is mandated to monitor and regulate in-country and inter-country adoptions. CARA is designated as the Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions in accordance with the provisions of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993, ratified by Government of India in 2003. 

CARA primarily deals with adoption of orphan, abandoned and surrendered children through its associated /recognised adoption agencies.

For adoption register on Website: https://cara.wcd.gov.in/