CARA- Central Adoption Resource Authority
Please note CARINGS referral cycle for RI/NRI/OCI & Foreigner PAPs execute twice a week from March 2, 2023 i.e Tuesday at 11.00 am & Thursday at 12.00 pm.

new-vacany  Adoption Regulations 2022       We are delighted to share that CARA's help desk services is available from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm for *all five weekdays,*. Our counsellor and tele-executives are available at 1800-111-311. Please feel free to contact us.      

What's New

  • Process Related to Adoptable Children

    Adoption means a legal process that allows someone to become the parent of a child, even though the parent and child are not related by blood. But in every other way, adoptive parents are the child's parents

  • Procedure for

    Every resident Indian Prospective Adoptive Parent (PAP), who intends to adopt a child, shall register online in Child Adoption Resource Information and Guidance System by filling up the application form as provided in Schedule-5 and uploading the relevant documents

  • Role of
    Agencies & Authorities

    Various recognised agencies and authorities have been assigned roles to facilitate adoption process as per Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children-2015

Toll free help line no.

Available between 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on all working days (Mon-Fri)