Women & Child Welfare Department

Objective and utility of the department

The Department of Women and Child Development has been established in the year 1989 as a part of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India with the objective of accelerating the development of women and children. With the aim of empowering women, the full-time Women and Child Development Department were established by the State Government in the year 1989. With the aim of bringing dynamism in the programs related to the welfare of women, the Directorate of Women’s Welfare and Child Development Nutrition, Directorate was established at the state level. has been done. In the year 2013, by separating the two departments, the Department of Women and Child Development, Nutrition, and Women Welfare have been made separately. The Uttar Pradesh Control Board established under the Orphanage and Other Purt Ashram (Supervision and Control 1960) and the State Social Welfare Board established by the State Government as a state unit of the Central Social Welfare Board have also been placed under the control of the Department of Women and Child Development.

Schemes run by the Women & Child Welfare Department-

Widow  Pension Scheme-

  • The applicant who is living below the poverty line whose 18 age is more than years is Rs. 500 / – per month.
  • Parents whose annual income in rural and urban areas is Rs. 2,00,000 / – annual income is eligible for the scheme.
  • The applicant should be a native of the district.
  • The applicant can apply online on the website upon completion of eligibility conditions.
  • The applicant’s online application is available on the basis of availability of budget on the basis of the availability of the budget, through the Block Development Officer and in the urban area through the Deputy Collector; the funds are to be sent to the beneficiary’s account under the PFMS system.
  • An expenditure of Rs. 962.82 has been spent in 16442 beneficiaries under the Widow Pension Scheme in session 2020-21
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      Financial year Target Fulfillment Percentage
      2020-21 Beneficiary Beneficiary
      20954 16442 80