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Department of Social Welfare puducherry

  • Department of Social Welfare puducherry was established in the year 1964, and it was then known as Department of Social Welfare.
  • 1980 –Bifurcated into Department of Social Welfare and Department of AD Welfare
  • 1996 –Bifurcated further into Department of Social Welfare and Department of Women and Child Development
  • 2015 –Bifurcated further into Department of Social Welfare and Department Backward Classes and MinorityWelfare

Activities of the Department

  • Welfare of the Differently AbledPersons
  • Social DefenceSchemes
  • Funding of NGOs, working for children, aged, destitute women and physically challenged persons
  • Funding of Societies and Boards

Acts / Rules

  • Persons With Disability Act 1995
  • Women & Children Institutions (Licensing) Act, 1956
  • Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection )Act, 2000 & Amended Act, 2006
  • Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection )Rules, 2011
  • Union Territory of Puducherry Child Protection Society (UTPCPS) Act, & Rule -2010
  • Maintenance & Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizen Act, 2007 & Rules -2011
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