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Social Welfare Department, Bihar

Social Welfare Department, Bihar

 

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About Social Welfare Department, Bihar

The Social Welfare Department, Bihar furthers its mandate of social welfare and justice through its various directorates, commissions, corporations and programmes. The principal organisations under the Department are three Directorates ― the Directorate of Social Welfare, Directorate of Social Security and Disability and the Directorate of Integrated Child Development Services, which operate with specific mandates and are responsible for implementing programmes and services for children, women, older persons and persons with disabilities through a range of schemes and services/specialities.

The Social Welfare Department, Bihar works closely with the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It also works with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, National Commission for Women, and National Human Rights Commission. It also works closely with national institutions like the Rashtriya Mahila Koshand the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation.

Social Welfare Department, Bihar

Social Welfare Department, Bihar

All programmes and schemes of the Social Welfare Department, Bihar are implemented through the Directorate of Social Welfare (DSW), Directorate of Social Security and Disability (DSS&D) and the Directorate of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS).

DSW programmes for the rights and welfare of children include the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) and various institutional and non-institutional care services administered by the State Child Protection Unit (SCPU), District Child Protection Units (DCPUs) and the State Adoption Co-ordinating Agency (SACA).

DSW programmes for the empowerment and welfare of women include the Mukhya Mantri Kanya Suraksha Yojna, Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah Yojna, Mukhya Mantri Nari Shakti Yojna, and Mukhya Mantri Loan Scheme for Educational Development and Employment.

The DSS&D implements schemes and programmes for the welfare and social security of older persons, destitute people and persons with disabilities. These include the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, Bihar Social Security Pension Scheme, Lakshmi Bai Social Security Pension Scheme, Scholarship Scheme for Persons with Disabilities, Mukhya Mantri Samarthya Yojana for supply of special appliances to persons with disabilities (PWD), Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme, Bihar Disability Pension Scheme, and Kabir Antyeshti Yojana.

The Directorate of ICDS is dedicated to the implementation of ICDS for children between 0-6 years, adolescents and pregnant and lactating women. Apart from the package of six ICDS services ― Supplementary Nutrition, Pre-school Education, Nutrition and Health Education, Immunisation, Health Check-up and Referral Services ― it also implements the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) – SABLA and the Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY).

Organisation Structure of Social Welfare Department, Bihar

The Social Welfare Department, Bihar has comprehensive administrative organisations at the State, District and Block levels.

The Social Welfare Department Bihar  is headed by the Secretary. The Department operates as a unit with synergistic coordination among its five sub sections namely, Monitoring and Allegation, Establishment, Planning and Other Activities., Budget and Finance/Audit and Accounts and Court Cases.  Each of the three executive arms of the Department ― the Directorate of Social Welfare (DSW), Directorate of Social Security and Disability (DSS&D) and Directorate of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) ― are headed by a Director level Officer, who is assisted by Joint Directors, Deputy Directors and Assistant Directors.

There are various institutions under each Directorate for implementation of its mandate. The institutions under DSW are the State Women Commission, Women Development Corporation, Bihar State Social Welfare Board, and State Commission for Protection of Child Rights; each of these is headed by a Chairperson supported by members. The State Child Protection Unit is headed by an Assistant Director or an equally senior officer. The DSS&D oversees the State Disability Commission, which is headed by the Commissioner assisted by Assistant Directors. The Directorate of ICDS is headed by the Director who is assisted by a Joint Director and Assistant Directors.

District office of the DoSW is headed by an Assistant Director Social Security, who is also the nodal officer for co-ordinating the activities of the District Child Protection Units. The District Programme Officer is in charge of the implementation of the ICDS projects.

At the block level the office is headed by the Child Development Programme Officer of the Directorate of ICDS, who is the only direct officiating staff of the DoSW. All Block level activities of the other two Directorates of the Department of Social Welfare, the DSW and DSS&D, are administered by the Block Development Officer.

Social Welfare Department, Contact Details

 

1
Directorate of Social Welfare
Sri. Dharmendra Singh, IAS, Director
Sinchai Bhavan, Third Secretariat
Phone: 0612-2211718, Fax: 0612-2207556
Mobile: 9471000437
Email: Socwel_bihar@hotmail.com
2
Directorate of Social Security and Disability
Sri. Kaushal Kishor Verma, IAS, Director
Combined Labour Building, Bailey Road Patna
Phone: 0612-6455479, Fax: 0612-2231371
Mobile: 9431444 803
Email: dirssdd-bih@nic.in
3
Directorate of ICDS
Smt. Bandana Preyashi, IAS, Director
3rd Floor, Indira Bhawan Patna
Phone: 0612-2239707, Fax: 0612-2535900
Mobile: 943105008
4
Women Development Corporation
Smt. Bandana Preyashi, IAS, M.D
3rd Floor, Indira Bhawan Patna
Phone: 0612-2537843, Fax: 0612-2534096
Mobile: 9955998001
5
Women Development Corporation
Smt. Meena Kumari, Administrative Officer
3rd Floor, Indira Bhawan Patna
Mobile: 9955998003
6
Women Development Corporation
Smt. Bandana Preyashi, Project Director
3rd Floor, Indira Bhawan Patna
Mobile: 9955998002
7
Bihar State Social Welfare Board
Sri. Sita Ram, Secretary
Barrack-9, Near Pond Old Secretariat
Phone: 0612-2217554
Mobile: 8227815844
8
Bihar State Women Commission
Smt. Kahkasha Parveen, Chairperson
Near High Court Patna
Phone: 0612-2507800, Fax: 0612-2226368
9
State Society for ultra poor & Social Welfare
Smt. Bandana Preyashi, I.A.S, Chief Executive Officer
Mobile: 9431005008
10
State Society for ultra poor & Social Welfare
Senior Administrative Officer
Mobile: 9431005011

 

11
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Smt. Nisha Jha, Chairperson
Phone: 0612-2215288
Mobile: 9470413366
12
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
Smt. Shipra kumari, Member
Mobile: 9905359306
13
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Sri. Vimal Kumar Jain, Member
Mobile: 9471000698
14
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Sri. Shivshankar Prasad, Member
Mobile: 9334004021
15
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Dr. Nishindra kinjalk, Member
Mobile: 9430805444
16
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Dr. N. Vijayalakshmi, secretary
Phone: 0612-2217188
Mobile: 9931919291
17
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Dy. Secretary
Mobile: 9431297168
18
Bihar Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Smt. Sangita Kumari, Administrative Officer
Mobile: 8986267652
19
Bihar State Women Commission
smt. savita Devi, Member
Mobile: 9430273983
20
Bihar State Women Commission
smt. Sima Devi, Member
Mobile: 8084392246

 

21
Bihar State Women Commission
Sri.safiya Akhtar Ansari, Member
Mobile: 9934690293
22
Bihar State Women Commission
smt. Manju Kumari, Member
Mobile: 9472036171
23
Bihar State Women Commission
Smt. Gita Singh, Dy. Director
Mobile: 9430425462
24
Bihar State Women Commission
smt. Chandramukhi Devi, Member
Mobile: 94312231262
25
Bihar State Women Commission
smt. Rekha Trivedi, Member
Mobile: 9431456349
26
Bihar State Women Commission
Smt. Renu Sinha, Member
Mobile: 9431015831

 

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