Manipur State Social Welfare Advisory
The Manipur State Social Welfare Advisory Board, Imphal was
constituted on 6th Sep, 1954. The Manipur State Social Welfare Advisory
Board has been implementing the programmes for the welfare of women and
children through Registered Voluntary Organisations. The present Board was reconstituted with
Smt. S.Satyabhama Devi
as Chair person of the Board for a period of 3 years as usual with
staff nominated from Central Social Welfare Boad, New Delhi and Social
Welfare Department, Govt. of Manipur.
welfare Advisory Board plays a vital role as agency of the Central Social
Welfare Board. Some registered Voluntary Organisation particularly for women
also liaison with the Central Board/State Board to
implement various welfare Programme
for Women & children.
The present staff strength of the State Board is 25 from different Grades
including those 4 (four) nominated by Central Welfare Board.. Staff
of 3(three) Border Area Welfare Extension Projects (
& Ukhrul) about 72 is also attached with this Board. For the Voluntary Action Bureau
(VAB) Cell, the Councellor
and clerk-cum-typist also attached to State Board.
The Department of Social welfare is extending 50% State's matching
share for maintenance of the State Board to meet the staff salaries of the
state Board under Non-plan Budget and rest 50% has to bear by the Central
Social Welfare Board, New Delhi. In addition, the Department plan Budget
to meet the staff salaries of 3 boarder Areas Welfare Extension Projects (Singhat,
Chandel & Ukhrul) and the rest 2/3rd share has to bear by the Central
Social Welfare Board, New Delhi..
The State Social Welfare Advisory Board
has taken up the following Schemes/Programmes since the last few
years as continuing schemes with the financial assistance of
the Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi.
||For Providing Day care Service
to the children in the age group of 6-5 years of the working &
ailing mother being left married/unhealthy and un hygienic condition,
219 crèche units are running by 217 Registered Voluntary
Organisation with the financial assistance @ Rs.18,490/- per centre
and 2 ayah are detailed for 25 children in each unit as reported.
|Awareness Generation Project
|| 35 Awareness Generation Camps have been
organised by 33 registered Voluntary Organisation. Each camp
is scheduled for 5 days and attended by 25-30 women. The camps are
organised with the financial assistance of Rs. 10,000/- per camp
from the Central Welfare Board, New Delhi. Such awareness camps are
conducted to promote women active participation programme . By
attending these programmes, women can strengthen themselves in
participation of decision making of family and society to deal with
social issues like alcoholism and atrocities on women and children.
|Condensed Course of Education for Adult Women
||The scheme is implemented through the registered
Voluntary Organisation in 3 (three) level course viz Primary, Middle
and one year level courses specially for socially handicapped Women
in the age group of 18-35 years for preparing Secondary education certificate
examination within a period of 1 year thereby enable them to qualify
themselves and become eligible for remunerative works of
opportunities and employment.
16 institutions (12-Primary Level, 2 Middle Level, 2 Matric level)
were sanctioned by the central Social Welfare Board during 2000-02 @
Rs. 94,500/- for Primary & Middle Level and Rs. 1,31,100/ for
Matric level as reported.
|Vocational Training Programme
||The training Programme was conducted with the
financial Assistance of Central Social Welfare Board through the
Registered Voluntary Organisation for a period of 6-12 month with
25-50 Women capacity in the age group of 18-30 years for self
employment in different trades like Weaving, Tailoring, Embroidery,
Computer etc. 76 institution were given grant during 2001-02
for different trades like Weaving - 13, Tailoring - 9, Embroidery -
48, Computer - 2, Handicraft - 2, Jewellery - 1 & Cane &
Bamboo -1 but no positive action has so been received as reported.
||The Scheme is an economic rehabilitation of
physically handicapped women specially for widow, destitute and
deserted women for taking up economic upliftment programme/ units
though Production Unit i,e Small Industries
Handloom/Handicraft, Arcillary, training-cum-Production on Agro-based unit ( Diary,
rearing etc.No fund has so
far been released by the Central Board since 1997-98 as reported.
|Working Women Hostel
||6(six) Voluntary organisation with the financial
assistance of the Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi are
running working women Hostel in order to provide safe accommodation
of law paid working women .