The Authorities/Agencies involved in In-country Adoption

  1. Competent Court
  2. Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)
  3. State Adoption Resource Agency (SARA)
  4. Recognized Indian Placement Agency (RIPA)
  5. Special Adoption Agency (SAA)/Licensed Adoption Placement Agency(LAPA)
  6. Adoption Coordinating Agency (ACA)