About Us

Constituted as an Independent Directorate in 1974. Deals with Human Resource Index and Development. Falls under three

Ministry of Government of India – Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

Ministry of Women and Child Development :

  • Integrated Child Development Services
  • Juvenile Justice Act

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment :

  • Disability Sector
  • Social Defence
  • Aged and Infirm

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • Financial Assistance to NGO's working for the upliftment of Scheduled Tribes.

The thrust area of the Department are diverse ranging from Child Development to Women’s Status in the family and society, nutrition, disability, juvenile delinquents, issue of violence against women and children, old aged and infirm, and networking with NGO's and Government allied Departments

Contact Numbers for

Implementation of Domestic Violence Act, 2005

East Khasi Hills : 0364-2224409

West Khasi Hills : 0364-2224409

South West Khasi Hills : 8575481353

Ri Bhoi : 953638/232551

East Garo Hills : 953658/220351

South Garo Hills : 953639/222360

South West Garo Hills : 8575481353

North Garo Hills : 8014715584

East Jaintia Hills : 9436701651

West Jaintia Hills : 953652/220805

Prevention of Trafficking of Women and Children 0364-2225266

Shillong Child Line 1098 (Toll free)

Who's who

Mr. Clement Marak
Minister of Social Welfare
Forest and Environment, Sericulture and Weaving
0364 2211250 PABX-S-2694, 8014192895 (M)

Mr. H. Marwein, I.A.S.
Additional Chief Secretary,Social Welfare Department
Email - hectormarwein@hotmail.com
0364 2226102 PABX- S-2245, 9402133864 (M)

Shri T. Dkhar, I.A.S.
Commissioner and Secretary
2223580 PABX-S-2425, 9436105201(M)

Shri C. C. M. Mihsil, I.A.S.
Secretary, Social Welfare
2226424 PABX-S-2312, 9612001697(M)

Shri H. M. Shangpliang, I.A.S.
Secretary and Director of Social Welfare Department
Email - hmshang_44@yahoo.co.in
0364 2225187(O) 9863021317(M)