Directorate of Social Welfare, Assam is a Department of the Government of Assam has been created to attend to social and individual disorganization which needs immediate attention and prompt action. The Department is engaged in implementation and policy analysis of the Social Welfare Programmes of the Government of India as well as the Government of Assam within the state of Assam.
The Directorate of Social Welfare was created by Govt. of Assam in the year 1960. The Directorate was made permanent with effect from 20-09-1965 and a full-fledged Social Welfare Administrative Department was created on 19th September 1991. The Directorate functions with two specialised departments- Women and Child Development Sector and Social Justice and Empowerment Sector.
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