• Adoption

    “Adoption” means the process through which the adopted child is permanently separated from his biological.. Read More >>

  • Parent's Corner

    CARA encourages Prospective Adoptive Parents (Indian Nationals residing in India) are advised to... Read More >>

  • Agency Corner

    All existing child care institutions housing orphan, abandoned and surrendered children are required to... Read More >>


Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is an autonomous body under the 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, ... Read More >>

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