The Directorate of Social Welfare is headed by the Director,Who is also
Ex-Officio Joint Secretary and is assisted by the Dy. Director& two
Assistant Directors, a Social Welfare Officer, a Statistical Officer, besides
Accounts and Administration branches respectively. Out of two Assistant
Directors one is holding charge of Backward Classes branch and the other of
Disabled branch. The Social Defence Branch is headed by a Social Welfare
The Directorate of Social Welfare deals with the implementation of Schemes for
the welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes,
the Differently abled persons (Disabled), Senior Citizens, Destitutes,
Prisoners and their dependents, Safai Karmacharis and Beggars.
Goa Electronics Ltd. Is a subsidiary
of Economic Development Corporation Ltd. This agency is engaged
by the Department to run a Call Centre for Dayanand Social
Security Scheme. Goa Electronics Ltd. also conducts survey
of the applications received under Dayanand Social Security
The Goa State SC, OBC Finance and Development Corporation:
The Goa State SC and OBC Finance Development Corporation is implementing
various economic betterment schemes for the welfare of Scheduled Castes and
Other Backward Classes of the State of Goa. This Corporation was established in
the year ______.
The Goa State Scheduled Tribe Finance and Development
The Goa State ST Finance and Development Corporation was
established in the year 2004-05. This Corporation is implementing various
welfare schemes for the Scheduled Tribes of Goa.
Backward Class Commission:
The Goa State Backward Class Commission was set up in the year
_____ under the Goa State Backward Classes Act, 1993. This Commission
recommends the State Government for inclusion or deletion of Backward Classes
in the State list of Backward Classes.
District Disability Rehabilitation Centre:
District Disability Rehabilitation Centre has been set up at Goa
Medical College Complex, Bambolim. The Centre provides the required quality
type, durable, sophisticated and scientifically manufactured modern Aids and
appliances to the persons with Disabilities.