Do you want to adopt a child?
Some essentials of adoption that you need to know are given here.
Who is allowed to adopt a child?
In India, an Indian, Non Resident Indian (NRI), or a foreign citizen are allowed to adopt a child. There are specific laws governing adoption for each group of prospective adoptive parents. A single female or married couple is eligible to adopt a child but a single male is usually not eligible to adopt in India. Single male wishing to adopt a child have to apply through a registered agency and they can adopt only a male child.
What are the conditions that have to be fulfilled by an adoptive parent?
There are certain requirements that you have to fulfill before you are considered eligible for adoption
What are the laws governing adoption?
All the laws governing adoption will be clarified by the adopting agency tht you have registered with.
Can a parent ask for a specific child?
Yes this is allowed. You may ask for a child, as per your preferences such as a child of a certain age, gender, skin color, religion, health condition. But greater the specifications the longer it may take to find such as child. After a child with your specification is found he or she is shown to you. If you are not contended with the selection, about two more children with the same specifications will be show to you.
Completion of adoption process can take some months after you have decided to adopt a certain child.