Social Welfare & Tribal Affairs

Department profile

Director  E-mail  Address  Contact No.
T. Kassim  tkassimbdo(at)gmail(dot)com Director
Social Welfare & Tribal Affairs
Science & Technology Building
Room No.4
U.T. of Lakshadweep
Kavaratti
04896-262547

 Organization Structure

 

Organization Chart

Staff Strength

  • Director (SWTA) – 1
  • Social Welfare Officer – 1
  • Assistant Social Welfare Officer – 1
  • Superintendent – 1
  • Stenographer – 1
  • Social Welfare Inspector – 2
  • UDC – 2
  • LDC – 2
  • MSE – 4

 

Schemes/ Component wise

Implementation of PwD (Persons with Disabilities) Act 1995/ National Policy for and Aid for PwD

  • Cost of artificial limbs/wheel chairs/tricycle etc & survey on disability
  • Financial Assistance for Specialized treatment of PwD with one escort
  • Construction of KIOSKS and incentives for self employment
  • Setting of DDRC
  • Training for various courses to PwDs
  • Day Care Centers
  • Special Jobs to PwD Celebrations

Social Defence

  • Marriage allowance to disabled persons & BPL
  • NSAP (Pension)
  • GIA to RCS NSAP (Annapurna Scheme)
  • GIA to NGOs for conducting Social awareness programme
  • NFBS

Pensions to old age, destitute, Widows, abandoned ladies, PwD

  • Pensions to old age destitute, widows abandoned ladies PwDs etc

Minority and Tribal Affairs

  • Financial Assistance to State Hajj Committee

Major achievements

  • Providing Pensions
  • Supply of Artificial Limbs/Wheel Chair etc
  • Issue of Identity Card to Disabled Persons
  • Specialized Treatment for Disabled Persons
  • Special Jobs for Disabled Persons
  • Annapurna Scheme
  • National Family Benefit Scheme
  • GIA for Hajj Pilgrimage
  • Day Care Centre for Disabled Children
  • District Disabled Rehabilitation Centre
  • Celebration of Old age Day
  • Celebration of Disabled Day