Press Release by Missionaries of Charity, Superior General


November 02, 2018

Press Release

On 29th October 2018, Sr M Prema MC, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity met Mrs Maneka Gandhi, Honorable Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development. The meeting was held in New Delhi at the request of the Minister.

Mrs. Gandhi, who expressed her appreciation of the good work of the Missionaries of Charity, asked Sr Prema MC for collaboration with her Ministry by registering all the MoC – run Child Care Institutions under the Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and also linking them with the Specialised Adoption Agencies who would carry out the placement in adoption of the children declared legally free for adoption.

Sr Prema informed the Honorable Minister that the majority of their Homes for Children are already registered under the Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and the remaining Homes are in the process of completing the registration formalities. Sr Prema MC further stated that the Homes will be linked to nearby Specialised Adoption Agencies in accordance with Section 66, Para 2 of the JJ Act 2015.

We pray that the collaboration between the Missionaries of Charity and the Honorable Minister and her Ministry will serve for the good of God’s children in need of love and care.

God bless you

Sr M Prema MC

Superior General





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