Social Welfare Department of Uttar Pradesh

समाज कल�?याण विभाग, उत�?तर प�?रदेश सरकार

समाज कल�?याण विभाग, उत�?तर प�?रदेश सरकार का परिचय

(Introduction of Social Welfare Department)

Social Welfare Department has been constituted as an independent department under govt. order no. 602 dated 20-03-2007. After its reorganization, three separate directorates came to exist under it. These are - (a) Social Welfare Directorate (b) Integrated Child Development Service Directorate and (c) Social Security & Disability Directorate. In addition to that, Women Development Corporation has also been functioning as an autonomous institution under this department itself.  

To protect the well-being of the disabled under the Disability Act, 1995 the office of State Disability Commissioner has also been put under the umbrella of Social Welfare Department itself. 

Various plans, programmes/projects have been launched for promoting the interest of women, children, helpless, older person and other deprived sections of society by Social Welfare Department.