District Social Welfare Officer

Social Welfare Section aims at providing service and facilities essential for the well being of the society. It is concerned with the welfare of children, women the aged and in firms as well as the physically handicapped mental retarded persons. It also deals with the problems of Juvenile delinquency, destitution, vagrancy and domestic violence against women and others.
Officer & Staff Position:

Sl. No.

Designation of Officer / Staff

No. Of posts sanctioned

Strength in position

1

DSWO

1

1

2

HC

1

1

3

UDC

3

3

4

Gr. D

1

1

Powers and duties of Officers and Employees:

Sl No

Designation

Powers and Duties

1

DSWO

General supervision, direction and management of affairs of Social Welfare Section which receives prayers, appeals etc. and discharging duties as and when imposed by the District Magistrate & other higher authorities

2

HC / UDC

Dealing different files related to this section.

3

Gr. D

Usual works of a Gr.-D employee


Directory of the officer and employees of District Social Welfare Section

Sl. No

Name & Designation

Telephone / Mobile No

1

Sunayan Das, DSWO

03462 259737

2

Surendra Nath Das, HC (SL)

3

Pradip Kumar Misra, UDC

4

Abul Kalam, UDC

5

Ananda Kumar Roy, UDC

6

Maya Rani Das, Gr. D

Developmental Activities

 

Sl.
No.  

Details of Activity in the section

Process of working

Authority Responsible for the activity

1

Disbursement of Disability, Old Age and Widow pension under Department of Women & Child Development and Social Wellfare

Stage 1: Applying for pension.

Stage 2: Verification of Application.
Stage 3: Sanction of pension
Stage 4: Payment of pension. Provision of Funds: Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare

Stage 1&2: BDO and E.O. of Municipality.
Stage 3&4: District Magistrate

2

Scholarship to the Handicapped students below class IX.

Stage 1: Applying for pension

Stage 2: Verification of Application Stage 3: Sanction of scholarship

Stage 4: Payment of scholarship Provision of Funds: Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare

Stage 1&2: BDO and E.O. of Municipality.
Stage 3: District Magistrate

Stage 4: BDO and E.O. of Municipality.

3

Non-Institutional Care for Destitute Children

Stage 1: Applying for pension

Stage 2: Verification of Application Stage 3: Sanction of scholarship

Stage 4: Payment of scholarship

Stage 1&2: BDO and E.O. of Municipality.
Stage 3: District Magistrate

4

Cottage Scheme

Stage 1:Proposal for New Project/Renewal

Stage 2: Verification of Project proposal

Stage 3: Recommendation of Project proposal

Stage 4: Sanction of Project proposal Provision of Funds: Director of Social Welfare, West Bengal

Stage 1: BDO

Stage 2: BDO &SDO

Stage 3: District Magistrate
Stage 4: Director of Social Welfare

5

Prosthetic Aids

Stage  1: Applying for Prosthetic Aids Stage 2: Verification of Application Stage 3: Recommendation of Application
Stage 4: Sanction of Prosthetic Aids Stage 5: Distribution of Prosthetic Aids. Provision of Prosthetic Aids: Commissioner (Disabilities)

Stage 1 & 2: BDO & E.O. of Municipality
Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: Commissioner (Disabilities)
Stage 5: District Magistrate and Commissioner (Disabilities)

6

NHFDC Loan

Stage 1: Applying for NHFDC Loan Stage 2: Enquiry

Stage 3: Recommendation of Application

Stage 4: Sanction of loan

Stage 1&2: BDO

Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: West Bengal Women Development Undertaking

7

Day Care Centre for Aged Person

Stage 1:Proposal for New Project/Renewal

Stage 2: Verification of Project proposal

Stage 3: Recommendation of Project proposal

Stage 4: Sanction of Project proposal Provision of Funds: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India,

Stage 1&2: BDO

Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: West Bengal Women Development Undertaking

8

Old Age Home

Stage 1: Applying for New Project Proposal /Renewal
Stage 2: Verification of Project Proposal / Renewal Proposal and enquiry into the matter
Stage 3: Recommendation of the proposal
Stage 4: Approval of the New Project Proposal and Renewal Proposal Provision of Fund: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India

Stage 1: NGO
Stage 2: BDO & SDO
Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: Director of Social Welfare, West Bengal.

Stage 5:Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India

9

Swabalamban

Stage 1: Applying for New Project Proposal /Renewal

Stage 2: Verification of Project Proposal / Renewal Proposal and enquiry into the matter

Stage 3: Recommendation of the proposal

Stage 4: Approval of the New Project Proposal and Renewal Proposal. Provision of Fund: West Bengal Women Development Undertaking.

Stage 1: BDO

Stage 2: BDO & SDO

 Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: West Bengal Women Development Undertaking

10

Swaadhar Shelter Home

 Stage 1: Applying for New Project Proposal /Renewal

Stage 2: Verification of Project Proposal / Renewal Proposal and enquiry into the matter

Stage 3: Recommendation of the proposal

Stage 4: Approval of the New Project Proposal and Renewal Proposal. Provision of Fund: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India

Stage 1: BDO
Stage 2: BDO & SDO
Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India

11

Child Welfare Committee

Stage 1: Applying for the Children upto 18 years Need Care and Protection.
Stage 2: Convene CWC Meeting
Stage 3: Restoration at
home/Produce to JJB if coflicted
with law.
Provision of Fund: State Child
Protection Society

Stage 1 & 2: CWC
Stage 3: CWC, JJ Act Home, JJB

12

Juvenile Justice Board

Stage 1: Applying for the Children upto 18 years Need Care and Protection and conflicted with law.
Stage 2: Decision taken Provision of Fund: State Child Protection Society

Stage 1 & 2: JJB

13

E.R.Grant for the Adult Persons with disabilities

Stage 1: Applying for the E.R.Grant Stage 2: Verifying and Enquiry into the matter
Stage 3: Recommendation
Stage 4: Sanction the grant
Stage 5: Disbursment the grant Provision of Fund: Commissioner (Disabilities), West Bengal

Stage 1 & 2: BDO & E.O. of Municipality
Stage 3: District Magistrate Stage 4: Commissioner (Disabilities), West Bengal Stage 5: Commissioner (Disabilities), West Bengal and District Magistrate

14

CHILDLINE

Stage 1: Information Received

Stage 2: Action Taken
Stage 3: Produce to CWC

Stage 1 & 2: CHILDLINE Stage 3: CHILDLINE and CWC

15

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

Stage 1: Prayer for protection

 Stage 2: Hearing for taking submission from both the parties. Stage 3: Case referred to the Court, if necessary Provision of Fund: Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare

Stage 1 & 2: Protection Officer

Stage 3: Ld. Court

Norms set for discharge of functions in District Social Welfare Section:


The Section functions as per the West Bengal Pension Scheme, 2010 under Department of Women & Child and Social Welfare, Women & Children Institution (Licensing) Act, 1956, West Bengal Women’s & Children’s (Licensing) Rules, 1958, P.W.D Registration Act, 1995, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, J.J.Act, 2000, Right of Person with Disabilities, 2011, National Trust Act, 1999 as amended from time to time.
List of the rules / regulation / instructions / manuals / records held in District Social Welfare Section for discharging its functions:
1. West Bengal Pension Scheme, 2010,
2. Women & Children Institution (Licensing) Act, 1956,
3. West Bengal Women’s & Children’s (Licensing) Rules, 1958,
4. P.W.D Registration Act, 1995,
5. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005,
6. J.J.Act, 2000,
7. Right of Person with Disabilities, 2011,
8. National Trust Act, 1999,
9. Reports / Orders of Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare and Directorate of Social Welfare,
10. Other relevant Acts and Rules.

List of Forms used by the citizen:
a) Form for ERG Grant
b) Form for NHFDC Loan
c) Form for Application of Cottage Scheme
d) Form for Handicapped Scholarship
e) Form for Home Admission
f) Form for Old Age, Widow & Disability Pension
g) Form for Prosthetic Aids
h) Form for Licence of Home
i) Form for Inspection Report for Renewal / New Licence

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Contacts:

O/o The District Social Welfare Officer, 2nd Floor, Room No. 315, Office of the District Magistrate & Collector, Birbhum, P.O. - Suri,
Dist. - Birbhum. Contact Details- Tel 03462 259737 E-mail: dswo[dot]bir[at]gmail[dot]com