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Social Welfare Section


STAFF POSITION

Sl.No. Sanctioned & existing. Sanctioned Existing
1. District Social Welfare Officer 01 NIL
2. Supervisor of Head Clerk 01 01
3. U.D. Clerk 01 04
4. L.D. Clerk 02 NIL
5. Gr. ’ D ’ 03 03

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 women.

In this district, different social welfare schemes and programmes are extended by and monitored through the district Administration. Efforts are also made to work in close collaboration with the voluntary organizations in providing services and facilities or the well being of the society.

The social welfare section deals with the various schemes such as Old Age Pension, Disability Pension, widow Pension, Non Institutional Care of the destitute children, Scholarship to the physically handicapped students, distribution of different aids and appliances to the persons with disabilities, different Govt. and NGO Homes etc. The Section deals with acts, GOs, Rules & Regulations in force introduced by Women Child Development & Social Welfare Section of The Government.

The section deals with Acts, GOs and Rules Regulations in force introduced by the Government.


DIFERENT PENSION SCHEMES:-


A. Old Age Pension Scheme : A person who has attained the age of 60 and whose monthly income does not exceed Rs.100/- is eligible for this pension. In case of Old Age Pension persons the minimum age limit is 55 years Rate of the pension is Rs.500/- per months up to January 2009 and it has been enhanced to rs.750/- per month w.e.f. February 2009. The number of beneficiaries under different heads of accounts during 2012-2013 is given below :-


No. of beneficiaries Fund received in Fund sub –allotted Fund surrender

5767

Rs.55566000/- Rs.52920000/- Rs.2646000/-

B. Widow Pension : Rate of such pension is Rs.500/- per months up to January 2009 and Rs.750/- per month w.e.f. February 2009. A widow who has no source of income of her own and sho is not being maintained by her relations whose monthly income does not exceed Rs.100/- is eligible to such pension. Number of beneficiaries in this district during 2012-2013 is given below.


No. of beneficiaries Fund received in Fund sub –allotted Fund surrender

2821

Rs.27537300/- Rs.26226000/- Rs.1311300/-

C. Disability Pension : A physically handicapped person incapable of doing any work and whose monthly income does not exceed Rs.100/- is entitled for such pension. Rate of such pension is Rs.500/- per months up to January 2009 and it has been enhanced to rs.750/- per month w.e.f. February 2009. Number of beneficiaries in this district during 2012-2013 is given below.


No. of beneficiaries Fund received in Fund sub –allotted Fund surrender

2381

Rs.23747850/- Rs.22618052/- Rs.1129798/-


Non-Institutional Care Scheme of Destitute Children -


Financial Assistance @ Rs. Rs.60.00 per beneficiaries per month is given to the guardian of the destitute children for their maintenance and education. The monthly income of family guardian should not exceed Rs.1000/-. Number of beneficiaries earmarked for this district is 260 during 2012-2013.


No. of beneficiaries Fund received in Fund sub –allotted Fund surrender

195

Rs.196560/- Rs.196560/- Nil


Scholarship to the Physically Handicapped Students reading below class IX


Physically handicapped students reading up to class VIII and whose family income does not exceed Rs.750/- are entitled to get the scholarship @ Rs.100/- per month. The fixed quota for the district is 365 during the year 2012-2013.


No. of beneficiaries Fund received in Fund sub –allotted Fund surrender

225

Rs.1379700/- Rs.1314000/- Rs.65700/-
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