Adoption has grown in popularity in West Bengal over the past few years. Atmaja, Association of Adoptive Parents, is a registered community-based organisation of adoptive parents in West Bengal, which works on issues related to adoption. Established in 2000, Atmaja has been working in this field with the following objectives:

       To provide a network, support group and forum for adoptive parents.

       To ensure the well-being of adopted children and to help protect their rights.

       To assist the process of adoption by providing help to parents in the pre-adoptive stage.

       To work towards the rationalisation of laws regarding adoption to ensure the best interests of the children and parents.

       To promote social awareness and consciousness about adoption in society.

Atmaja is a voluntary organisation.All members are adoptive families.

Atmaja is also a member of the Mumbai-based Indian Federation of Adoptive Familiesí Association.


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