The mission of the A&F Section is to provide effective, efficient and client-focussed administrative and finance services for the successful running of the offices and support to Programme implementation in India.
Advocacy & Communication aims to enhance social and policy change to the benefit of children. UNICEF does this through dialogue and engagement, as well as strategic partnerships and networks with key influencers and decision makers.
: The CDN programme seeks to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 1, 4 and 5 and aims to deliver measurable results in five priority areas that are essential for improved child survival, growth and development
The CP Programme addresses child labour, child marriage, child trafficking, justice for children, alternative care, violence, sexual exploitation, corporal punishment, child protection in emergencies, missing children and gender-biased sex.
Communication for Development (C4D) program of UNICEF envisions a world in which people come together as equals and dialogue so that all children, families and communities have access to the information, skills, technologies, and processes they need to generate solutions are empowered to make informed choices, reach their full potential and participate meaningfully in decisions affecting their lives and realize their rights.
DRR Section, and its network of Officers and focal points in States promote child responsive disaster risk reduction. The Section advocates for and facilitates risk-informed development programming as an approach to improve the sustainability of results of UNICEF supported Government of India sector programmes. It coordinates India Country Office’s engagement to prepare for and respond to disasters.
Education Programme seeks to contribute to the achievement of MDGs 2 and 3, as well as to MDG 7 on sanitation and the Millennium Declaration on Child Protection. The Programme has supported the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), India's flagship programme to improve the enrolment, retention, achievement, and completion rates in elementary education, and the implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act through inclusive and child-friendly schools and systems, in partnership with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and key actors at national level and across 15 statesAccount Department
The Health section operates within the framework of the government?s national policies, namely the NRHM, and the RCH II. It supports national and state led maternal, new born and child health strategic interventions aimed at achieving the MDG targets to address the causes of high mortality among children and mothers.
The Monitoring for Development (m4D) Unit works with the core mandate of synthesising programme and budget monitoring to strengthen the overall programme performance monitoring within the UNICEF India Country Office.
Supply and Procurement (S&P) Section supports UNICEF's assistance to the government and partners by ensuring that services and supplies are made available - effectively efficiently, timely and in compliance to UNICEF’s mandate
WASH section sponsor a wide range of activities and work with many partners, including families, communities, governments and like-minded organizations. In emergencies we provide urgent relief to communities and nations threatened by disrupted water supplies and disease. Without WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene), sustainable development is impossible.