Women and Child Development Department Government of Gujarat (WCD Gujarat) is to improve health and nutrition level of 0 to 6 years old children, Physical, psychological and social development of children and to improve nutrition level of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women. To change the existing mindset about women in the society. To protect rights of women according to the provision in the acts and constitution of India. To empower women of backward classes of society by making them self-dependent economically. To ensure that the relevance of Gender Equity and Equality is accepted in the overall development process of the state.To take up Activities regarding welfare of needy women and children in the state.