DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE

                Govt. of NCT of Delhi

 

       


 

Department of Social Welfare is devoted to the cause of the neglected and marginalized sections of the society.  Under its institutional programmes, the department is maintaining services for more then 3000 children, 400 women, 200 handicapped, 3000 beggars respectively.  Also the DSW is supporting NGOs for their institutional programmes and covering more than 5000 beneficiaries in various categories.  In addition other non-institutional services catered under above sectors are 28 Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) projects covering approximately 4 lakh children through 3900 Anganwadis, 24 Work Centre for women, 4 Training-cum-Production Centres, 2 Shelter workshop for physically handicapped, 1 Rehabilitation Centre for leprosy patients, 3 Nursery & Primary School for Deaf and School for Mentally Retarded Children are being run by DSW.

 

STREE SHAKTI CAMP

    Project Stree Shakti is one more attempt of the Delhi Government to reach nearer the goal of empowerment of women, specially those belonging to the economically weaker section.  It is a capacity building project through "Bhagidari' with NGOs to strengthen the ability of women to participate equally in the mainstream.

 

    Project has prioritized, intervention in the three sectors-

    Government Departments & Coordinating Agencies (NGOs) to make successful 'Stree Shakit camps' i.e. Department of Social Welfare, Directorate of Health Services, Directorate of Training & Technical Education, Directorate of Education, Food & Nutrition Board, Delhi Commission for Women and Mother NGOs.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS of STREE SHAKTI CAMPs

        Stree Shakit Camp organized since last one year.

S. No.

Name of the Districts

No. of Camps organized

No. of Beneficiaries

1.

Central

08

7037

2.

East

09

6912

3.

West

09

7419

4.

South-West

08

6792

5.

North

10

9644

6.

South

07

5791

7.

North-East

09

9036

8.

North-west-I

08

6529

9.

North-West-II

08

5783

10.

New Delhi

03

900

 

Total

79

65926

 

 

GENDER RESOURCE CENTER: Stree Kosh

    Stree Kosh Project is the outcome of the follow up measures of 'Stree Shakti Camps' launched by Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi under the Bhagidari Scheme for overall empowerment of women under Tenth Five Years Plan.

Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Delhi inaugurated two 'Stree Kosh', the first at Shahbad Daulatpur on 18.09.2002 and second 13-14 Basti Vikas Kendra, Kalyanpuri on 28.12.2002.

 

Objective of GRC

 

Achievements of existing GRCs

  1. More than 1100 women are being benefited through health clinics.

  2. 300 women are being provided free legal aid and counselling.

  3. 286 women are being benefited with different skill development courses in the different trades i.e. Beauty Culture, Photography & Vediography, Computer, Home Management and Catering, Embroidery & Jute Bag making, etc.

  4. 500 women belonging to different Self Help Groups (SHGs) are being benefited through capacity building programmes.

  5. More than 3000 women are being benefited from 20 camps specially in Legal Awareness, Health Education & Nutrition Demonstration conducted by 10 NGOs under Bhagidari scheme.

 

Future Plan

 

Major Achievements for the last 4 years of DSW

 

 

 

    For detail, please contact us:

 

Director (Social Welfare),

Directorate of Social Welfare,

Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi

1, Canning Lane, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110 001

 

E-mail: dsw@hub.nic.in

Visit us at : http://www.socialwelfaredelhi.com