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The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is entrusted with the welfare, social Justice and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized section of the society viz. Scheduled Caste, Backward Classes, Persons with Disabilities, Senior Citizens, and Victims of Drug Abuse etc.

Basic objective of the policies, programmes, law and institution of the Indian welfare system is to bring the target groups into the mainstream of development by making them self-reliant.

The Ministry is headed by Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Cabinet Minister and ably assisted by three Ministers-of-State namely Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar,ShriRamdasAthawale and Shri Rattan Lal Kataria .

 

There are two departments viz. Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. Shri R. Subrahmanyam (IAS, AP:1985) is the Secretary of Department of Social Justice & Empowerment. Ms. Shakuntala D. Gamlin(IAS, AGMUT:1984) is the Secretary of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.Ms. UpmaSrivastava(IAS, SK:88) is the Additional Secretary of Department of Social Justice & Empowerment.

 

The Bureau Head wise Allocation of work in Department of Social Justice and Empowerment is as follows:-

S.No.

Name (Shri/Ms)

Designation

Work allocated

1.

Ms. Upma Srivastava

Additional Secretary

All matters related to

i. Developmental Action Plan for SCs (DAPSC) – monitoring Coordination with other Ministries and NITI Aayog

ii. All matters pertaining to Senior Citizens – National Action Plan Preparation and implementation, RashtriyaVayoshreeYojana

iii.SCD-III Section- Grants-in-Aid to NGOs

iv.Dr. Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC)/ Dr.Ambedkar National Foundation(DANM)

v.Dr. Ambedkar Foundation(DAF)

vi. BabuJagjivan Ram national Foundation (BJRNF)

vii. National Scheduled Caste Finance Development Corporation (NSFDC

1.

Shri. Surendra Singh

Joint Secretary (Admn.)

All matters related to

(i) Administration(Estt. and Cash Sections)

(ii) Vigilance, Coordination, Parliament

(iii) Official Language

(iv) General Administration

(v) Public Grievances (CPGRAMS), Facilitation/RTI Cell, CR Section

(vi) PCR/PoA Act, R.L. Cell

(vii) Corporate Cell (Reservation for SCs , Affirmative Action including reservation in Private Sector)

(viii) Member Secretary(DAF and BJRNF)

(ix) Media – Social media cell and preparation of publicity materia

(x) Joint cadre Group A Posts of MSJE-NCSC

2.

Shri Ram Prasad Meena

Joint Secretary (SCD-A & BC)

Backward Class Division(BC):

(i) BC- I , II & III sections including DNT

(ii) National Commission for Backward Classes(NCBC),

(iii) National Backward Class Financial Development Corporation(NBCFDC)

(iv) Commission for Sub-Categorization of Backward Classes(CESOB)

 

Scheduled Caste Development-A (SCD-A) Division:

(i) Venture Capital Fund, Allocation, Credit Enhancement Guarantee Scheme for SC, Assistance to State SCD Corporation

(ii) All matters of NCSC except Jt. Cadre Group A posts NCSC-MSJE

(iii) Report Implementation of NCSC

3.

Ms. Kalyani Chadha

Joint Secretary (SCD-B)

Scheduled Caste Development-B Division:

SC Scholarship Schemes, Hostels pertaining to Scheduled Caste Students, Top Class Education, Free Coaching Scheme for SCs, Overseas Scholarships for SCs, National Fellowships for SCs, PMAGY, Direct Benefit Transfer, SCA to SCSP, Standing Committee, EFC and SFC pertaining to these matters

4.

Smt. Radhika Chakravarthy B

Joint Secretary (SD)

Rest of the matters related to Social Defence(SD) Division:

(i) NISD and all matters pertaining to NISD

(ii) Drugs Abuse/Policy/Survey, Online NGO Portal related to Drug Abuse

(iii) Transgenders Act and Rules

(iv) Beggary abolition and Rehabilitation of persons engaged in begging

(v) Narmada Rehabilitation and Resettlement matters

(vi) Project Monitoring Unit

5.

Ms. YogitaSwaroop

Economic Adviser

All matters relating to Plan Division:

(i) Skill Development, Cabinet/EFC/SFC Notes of other Ministries , Reports relating to UN/ILO/ESCAP and other UN bodies,

(ii) Safaikaramchari Action Plan and implementation, SRMS, and RI Cell(NCSK component)

(iii) Materials for Economy Survey/ Yojana, Miscellaneous Work relating to Parliament Questions/ Public Grievances/VIP References/ RTI etc. relating to Plan Division

(iv) Project Monitoring Unit: for monitoring of all schemes in the field

(v) NSKFDC

6.

Shri. M.K. Ujjainia

Deputy Director General

All matters relating to Statistics Division:

Evaluation Studies of Social Audit Scheme of this Department, Handbook/All Statistics related matters , Output-outcome framework, Gender Budget and other related issues, Preparation of Annual Report, Miscellaneous Work relating to Parliament Questions/ Public Grievances/VIP References/ RTI etc. relating to Statistics Division

7.

Shri Sanjay Pandey

Joint Secretary &
Financial Advisor

All matters relating to:

 

Release of funds as per budgetary support, audit paras, PAC, EFC and SFC of the department in conjunction with the concerned Joint Secretary and Standing Committee work related to Demands for Grants.

 

 

Link arrangements among the above officers shall be as under:-

 

S.No.

Officer

1st Link Officer

2nd Link Officer

1.

AS(SJ&E)

JS(SCD-B)

JS (BC & SCD-A)

2.

JS(Admn.)

JS(BC & SCD-A)

JS(SCD-B)

3.

JS (SD)

JS(SCD-B)

JS(Admn.)

4.

JS(BC & SCD-A)

JS (Admn.)

JS(SD)

5.

JS(SCD-B)

JS(BC & SCD-A)

JS(SD)

5.

DDG

Economic Adviser

JS(BC & SCD-A)

6.

Economic Adviser

DDG

JS(Admn.)

 

 


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