The Department of Social Welfare (DoSW) became an independent department on the subject of Women and Child Development on April 1, 2007. The key mandate of the Department is the protection of the interests and rights of women, children, older persons and persons with disabilities, with focus on the marginalised sections of society.
The Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah launched the Green Building website on the occassion of the Akshay Urja Diwas. The website was designed and developed by New Concept under a contract with IREDA.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is committed to reverse the spread of HIV and ensure increase in access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services. In order to reach out with support and access to information to a wider audience within India. UNAIDS took the decision to launch a Hindi website.