Govt Manipur Women & Child Development – Female – Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Manipur | News & Updates | Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Manipur implemented many schemes for the welfare and up liftmen of Women of Manipur specially destitute, divorced
WOMEN WELFARE – Govt Manipur Women
Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Manipur implemented many schemes for the welfare and up liftmen of Women of Manipur specially destitute, divorced, widows etc. Some of the schemes currently implemented are as follows:
- Establishment of self reliant womens self help group
- Creation of confidence and awareness among member of self help group regarding womens status, health, nutrition, education, sanitation and hygiene, legal rights, economic upliftment and other economic and political issues.
- Strengthening institutionalizing the habits in rural women and their control over economic resources.
- Improving access of women to micro credit.
- Involvement of women in local level planning and
- Convergence of services of department of women and child development and other department
To implement this scheme Government of Manipur has selected three blocks viz
(i) Imphal East II (Keirao Bitrao)
(ii) Churachandpur Tribal Development Block
(iii) Chandel Tribal Development Block
Social Welfare Department is the nodal department and Joint Director, Social Welfare is the nodal officer.
Schemes with Assistance from Central
Support to Training and Employment Programme (STEP)
Department of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Sashtri Bhavan- New Delhi has given financial support to impart training under this programme. The programme aims to increase the self-reliance and autonomy of women by enhancing their productivity and enabling them to take up income generation activities. It provides training for skill up gradation to poor and asset less women in the traditional sectors viz – agriculture, animal husbandry, dairying, fisheries, handlooms, handicrafts, Khadi and village Industries, sericulture, social forestry and wasteland development.
Setting up of Employment-cum-Income Generating units (NORAD)
This programme, partially assisted by NORAD, aims to improve the lives of poor women by training them in traditional and non-traditional trades viz.- electronics, watch assembly, basic and advanced computer training, garment making, secretariat practice, embroidery etc. and to ensure their employment in these areas given training.
Construction/Expansion of Hostel Building for working Women with a Day Care Center
The objective is to provide cheap and safe hostel accommodation to employed women living out of their homes.
Short stay homes for Women and girls (SSH)
The services extended in these homes include medical care, psychiatric therapy, educational cum vocational training, recreational facilities etc.
A scheme for women in difficult circumstances with the objectives as follows :
To provide primary need of shelter, food, clothing and care to the marginalized women, girls living in difficult circumstances who are without any social and economic support
To provide such other services and will be required for the support and rehabilitation to such women in distress.
Target Group /Beneficiaries of SWADHAR
Widows deserted by their families and relatives and left uncared near religious places where they are victims of exploitation.
Women prisoners released from jail and without family support.
Women survivors of natural disaster who have been rendered homes and are without any social and economic support.
Trafficked women/girls rescued or run away from brothels or other places or women/girl victims of sexual crimes who are disowned by family or who do not want to go back to respective family for various reasons.
Women victims of terrorist violence who are without any family support and without any economic means for survival.
Mutually disordered women who are without any support of family or relatives
|Welfare Schemes for|
|Women ChildrenDisabledAged & infirmCorrectional Services|
|Bal BhavanOrphanageOld Age HomesLadies HostelDisabled & Weaker sectionAnganwadi Centres|
|Manipur State Social Welfare Advisory BoardBorder Area Welfare Extension ProjectsManipur State Women Development Corporation Ltd.|
|Centrally Sponsored Schemes|
|National Social Assistance Program (NSAP)Integrated Child Development Services Programmes (ICDS) Balika Samridhi Yojna (BSY)|
|Dependent ChildrenDisabled PersonsManipur Old Age PensionNational Social Assistance Program(NSAP)Balika Samridhi Yojna (BYS)|
|Awards & special welfare programmes|
|Bal Shree AwardAward for best Anganwadi workersNational Childrens Fund (NCF)Sishu Greeha|
|Whom to Contact|
|ICDS Child Welfare Women Development Social Defense Disabled Adoption|
|Drug De-Addiction & Counseling Centres|