Social Welfare Department

Government of Meghalaya

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About Us

Constituted as an Independent Directorate in 1974. Deals with Human Resource and Development. Falls under three Ministry of Government of India – Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ministry of Minority Affairs.Ministry of Women and Child Development.

Ministry of Women and Child Development:

  • Integrated Child Development Services
  • Integrated Child Protection Scheme
  • Swadhar Greh (A scheme for women in difficult circumstances)
  • One Stop Centre for Women
  • Women Helpline ‘181’

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment:

  • Disability Sector
  • Aged and Infirm
  • Anti-Drug Programmes
  • Senior Citizen Helpline
Schedule Caste

Ministry of Tribal Affairs:

  • Grant-in-aid to NGO’s working for the Welfare of Scheduled Tribes.
  • Grants under Article 275(1) of the Constitution

Ministry of Minority Affairs:

  • Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) in West Garo Hillls District

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Who's Who

Shri. P. S. Kumar, I.A.S.,
Principal Secretary,
Social Welfare Department
Shri. E. Kharmalki, I.A.S.,
Social Welfare Department
Shri Dikki D. Shira, MCS
Director of Social Welfare
Phone: 0364 2225187(O)
Email - dte_swmeg(at)yahoo(dot) in
Smti. Hazel D. B. Sangma, MCS
Joint Secretary,
Social Welfare Department
Smti. B. L. Pakyntein, MCS
Deputy Secretary,
Social Welfare Department