Brief Profile of the Department

The main aim & objective of the Directorate for the Empowerment of Schedule Castes, Other Backward Classes, Minorities and Specially Abled is to provide social justice and to empower the most vulnerable section of society i.e. Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes, Minorities, person with disabilities and older persons. The main thrust of the programmes being run by the department is to improve the socio-economic conditions of these sections so as to bring them into the mainstream of the society.

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is the nodal Ministry to oversee the interests of the Scheduled Castes. Though the primary responsibility for promotion of interests of the Scheduled Castes rests with all the Central Ministries in the area of their operations and the State Governments, the Ministry complements their efforts by way of interventions in critical sectors through specifically tailored schemes. Efforts made by State Governments and Central Ministries for protecting and promoting the interests of Scheduled Castes are also monitored.

Summary if Departments Field Offices

  1. District Welfare Office Sirmour at Nahan.
  2. Tehsil Welfare Office Nahan.
  3. Tehsil Welfare Office Paonta Sahib.
  4. Tehsil Welfare Office Renuka Ji.
  5. Tehsil Welfare Office Rajgarh.
  6. Tehsil Welfare Office Shillai.
  7. Tehsil Welfare Office Pachhad

Activities Performed by the Department

  1. Various Awareness Camps.
  2.  Atrocities Camps.
  3. Medical Camps.
  4. Disabled Day.
  5. Senior Citizen Day.
  6. Drugs Abuse Day.

Various Schemes and Citizen Oriented Information

  • Social Security Pension Scheme for
    • Old-age Pension Scheme.
    • National Old-age Pension Scheme.
    • Widows Pension/Destitute/Single Women/Divorces Scheme.
    • National Widows Pension Scheme.
    • Disabled Pension Scheme.
    • National Disabled Pension Scheme.
    • Leper Pension Scheme.
    • Transgender Pension Scheme.
  • Housing Subsidy Scheme for SC’s, ST, OBC’s, Minorities, Widows & Specially Abled.
  • Intercaste Marriage Scheme.
  • Handicapped Marriage Scheme.
  • Handicapped Scholarship Scheme.
  • Follow-up Scheme for SC’s, OBC’s & ST Scheme.
  • National Family Benefits Scheme for BPL families Scheme.
  • Computer Application Scheme.
  • Senior Citizen Card & Disabled Bus Passes Card.
Name of Officer Designation & Location Telephone No. eMail
Vivek Arora DWO Nahan 01702-222374 dwo-sir-hp[at]nic[dot]in
Smt. Vijay Chauhan TWO Rajgarh 01702-222474 tworajgarh1222[at]gmail[dot]com
Neelam Sharma TWO Paonta Sahib 01704-278532 nsharma9432[at]gmail[dot]com
Vijay Singh Thakur TWO Nahan 01702-222474 nahantwonahan[at]gmail[dot]com
Narender Thakur TWO Shillai 01704-278532 twoshillai63[at]gmail[dot]com
Smt. Suman Sharma TWO Sangrah 01702-248024 twosangrah[at]gmail[dot]com
Nitish Kumar TWO Pachhad 01799-236428 twopchd[at]gmail[dot]com