List of Abbreviations

AEP – Adolescent Education Programme

AFHC – Adolescent Friendly Health Centres

CBI – Central Bureau of Investigation

CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education

C-DAC – Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

CCE – Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation

CCPWC – Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children

CDC – Centre for Disease Control

CHCs – Community Health Centers

CPCR – Commissions for Protection of Child Rights

CRY – Child Rights and You

COVID-19 – Coronavirus Disease

CRY – Child Rights and You

EU – European Union

GSMA – Global System for Mobile Communications Association

GoI – Government of India

IAMAI – Internet and Mobile Association of India

ICT – Information and Communication Technology

IIIT-D – Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

IGPP – Institute of Governance, Policies & Politics

IPC – Indian Penal Code

INSPIRE – Implementation and Enforcement of LAW; Norms and Values; Safe Environments; Parent and Caregiver Support; Income and Economic Strengthening; Response and Support Services; and Education and Life Skills.

ISEA – Information Security Education and Awareness

LGBTQ – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer

MEITY – Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

MoHFW – Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

MoHRD – Ministry of Human Resource Development

MoWCD – Ministry of Women and Child Development

NACO – National Aids Control Organization

NCERT – National Council of Education Research and Training

NCPCR – National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

NCRB – National Crime Records Bureau

NCSP – National Cybersecurity Policy

NEP – National Education Policy

NFHS – National Family Health Survey

NGO – Non-governmental Organization

NHP- National Health Policy

NPC – National Policy for Children

NYP – National Youth Policy

OCSAE – Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

P21 – Partnership for 21st Century Skills

PGIMER – Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

PHC – Primary Health Centre

POCSO – Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012

RKSK – Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram

RTE – Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act

SABLA-Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls

SAG – Scheme for Adolescent Girls

SES – Socioeconomic status

SPARC – Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration

SMCs – School Management Committees

TOSS – Teen Online Safety Strategies

UN – United Nations

UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

U.S. – United States

WHO – World Health Organization


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