India’s population has boomed and skyrocketed in the past few decades. Owing to this there are millions of kids who have no place to call home however as you clicked on this article I’m sure that you have an interest in reducing the number by at least one. So to help you in doing this fantastic deed we have complied some pointers and resources to make it easier for you.
CARA – Central Adoption Resource Authority. Anyone in India wanting to adopt has to use this centralised system that works across the country. Registering on their website is pretty simple. You only have to answer a few questions and upload some documents. This gets you your registration number and officially makes you a PAP ( Prospective Adoptive Parent ). Apart from Cara you can also register with RIPA ( Recognised Indian Placement Agencies ) and SAA (Special Adoption Agencies ) approved agencies. They will need the same documents although there may be a fee.
Inspection: Now that you are in the queue, things will start moving along. Someone from the local concerned authorities will give you a visit to confirm all the details you filled out online earlier. They will also check your home to check if it is a suitable place for a child. They will also help fill in the gaps on the road ahead. To see what conditions you have to fulfil, you can visit WEBSITE NAME.
After all this, a child will finally be assigned to you!! Happiness is finally close by. You will be assigned a child who you can visit the centre assigned to you for a meet and greet. If you are ready to adopt the child assigned to you, you can fill up the formalities to ensure the process is complete from your end.
PAPs can be made to foster the child before the process is who’ll completed. If all the formalities are fulfilled and if you have shown that you will be able to discharge all responsibilities as a parent, you will sign on the dotted line at the appointed date and Voila!! You are now a parent, complete with your new bundle of joy.
There are inspections after this, 4 over the next years as there is one every six months. To make sure you pass those, feel free to browse through our huge archive to help you.