District Social Welfare Department, Howrah

Name of the Officer-in-Charge Sri Deb kumar Bhattacharya, WBCS (Exe)
Contact Details
E-mail:- dswohowrah[at]gmail[dot]com
Pension Schemes:-
CATEGORY
SANCTIONED QUOTA
RUNNING QUOTA
% OF COVERAGE
Rate of Pension P.M.
Old Age Pension
4056
4056
100%

 

750/-

 

Widow Pension
2178
2178
100%
Disability Pension
2113
2113
100%
  • Scholarship to Physically Handicapped student read up to class –VIII
    260 No. of beneficiaries are entitled for scholarship at the rate of Rs.300 P.M in this district
  • Scholarship under Non-Institutional Care 140 Nos. of destitute boys and girls are entitled for NIC at the rate of Rs.60 P.M. in this district.
Other Schemes:-
Sl
no.
Name of the scheme
Achievement
1.
Issuance of Identity Cards
2234 Persons with Disabilities have been identified & Certified up to September during the year of 2014-2015 in this district.
2.
Distribution of Aids & Appliances to Persons with disabilities
During 2013-2014, 996 Nos. of Aids and Appliances have been distributed.
3.
Economic Rehabilitation Grant for Persons with Disability
728 (seven hundred twenty eight) nos. of Persons With Disability  have been recommended to the Commissioner (Disability) for ER Grant for the year of 2014-15.  Out of 728 (seven hundred twenty eight), 48 (forty eight) ERG were sanctioned (Shyampur II & Uluberia I) and disbursed.
4.
Issue of Legal Guardianship Certificates under  NATIONAL    TRUST ACT’1999
The Local Level Committee  issued 80 No. of Certificates during this year of 2014-15. No. Of pending application is ‘nil’. All BWOs were trained in National Trust Act at IICP, Kolkata on 02/08/14
5.
Government Homes under J.J.Act
There is  one Govt. Home and two NGO run Homes in the District. (Name of Govt. Home is S.M.M. Home, Liuah & Name of NGO Homes are Malipukur Samaj Unnayan Samity, Jujersa and Chiranabin, Parbakshi, Howrah)
6.
Cottage Scheme for Destitute Boys and Girls
There are 4 (four) Homes in the District which receive Grant-in-Aid from the Government. ( Name of four homes are (i) Malipukur Samaj Unnayan Samity, Jujersa,Panchla (ii) Chiranabin, Parbakshi,Bagnan (iii) Bainan Tarun Sangha, Bainan,Bagnan (iv) Kalyanbrata Sangha, Brindanbonpur, Uluberia).
7.
Day Care Centre for Older Persons
One NGO is running Day Care Centre for Older Persons ( Name of the Day Care Centre  is Village Welfare Society, Udaynarayanpur, Howrah)
8.
Short Stay Home for Women in Distress
There is one such Home in the District. ( Name of theShort Stay Home is Malipukur Samaj Unnayan Samity, Jujersa, Panchla)
9.
Swadhar Home for Women in Difficult Circumstance
There is one SWADHAR Home at present in the District. (Name of the Swadhar Home is Malipukur Samaj Unnayan Samity, Jujersa, Panchla)
10.
Child Welfare Committee/Juvenile Justice Board
 CWC and   JJB is functioning in the Campus of S.M.M. Home, 8 Strak Road, Liluah, Howrah.  
11.
Sishu Griha
One Specialized Adoption Agency (SAA) is running in the District for neglected and abandoned children.( Name of SAA is Karuna W.B. Women and Children Welfare Society,Jagatballavpur and Gondal Para Seva Bharati, Panchla).
12.
District Child Protection Society(DCPS)
DCPS has been constituted and functioning in this district. The office of DCPS is located at Howrah Homes, Ramrajatala, Howrah.
13.
Protection of Women under DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT
One Protection Officer is in position in the District. Total 472 cases have been received from the District. 188 Nos. of Domestic Incidence Reports (DIR) have been filed  upto August 2013
14.
Family Counselling Centre (FCC)
Two NGOs are running FCC at present. ( Name of NGOs are (i) Women’s Co-ordinating Council, Kadamtala, (ii) Chiranabin, Bagnan)
15.
Old Age Home
One NGO is running Old Age Home for 25 nos. Girls. ( Name of NGO is Village Welfare Society, Udaynarayanpur, Howrah).
16.
Halfway Home for disabled
One NGO is running Halfway Home for Mentally Ill Women. ( Name of NGO is Malipukur Samaj Unnayan Samity, Jujersa,Panchla)
17.
Residential Special School for Disabled
Two NGOs are running residential Special School for HI/OH/VI and MR Children. ( Name of NGO is Ananda Bhawan, Jagat pur and South Point, Shibpur).
18.
Kanyashree Scheme
Kanyashree Scheme was started from 1st October 2013 and working in this district as details below:
K1- Annual Scholarship @ Rs.500/- already been disbursed to 74109 girls’ beneficiaries.
K2- One time grant @ Rs.25000/- already been disbursed to 6001 beneficiaries .