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    Brief Description of Activities performed

     The Backward Classes Welfare Department, a Department under the Govt. of West Bengal is working towards sustainable development of the persons belonging to the Schedules Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes of West Bengal. The main aim of the Department is to improve the quality of life of these socially and economically backward classes and enhancement of capability of the people belonging to these communities, so that they can be very much part & parcel of the mainstream of the Society.

Main functions of the Backward Classes Welfare Department are :-

Organizational Structure:-                                                                                                                 Top

The Department Comprises of :

» Directorate for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes & Backward Classes Welfare Department.
» Research and Technical wing - Cultural Research Institute (CRI)
» Corporations viz.
   »» West Bengal Tribal Development Co-operative Corporation.
   »» West Bengal Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Development and Finance Corporation.
   »» West Bengal Backward Classes Development and Finance Corporation.

Ø Office of the Project Officer-cum-District Welfare Officer / D.W.O., B.C.W  for each District under the control of the District Magistrate. The main function of all three corporations is to provide financial assistance to backward class people in specific projects. Direct assistance is provided in the form of personal loan and grant through collective development programme in order to protect people belonging to backward classes from money-lenders. Various financial assistance are provided through the above corporations for income generation and socio economic activities related to the improvement quality of life of the unprivileged section of the society belonging to the SC, ST and OBC.

 A separate cell in the Department looks after the Reservation issues relating to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other
 Backward Classes

Key Statistics

The Populations of SC and ST, according to the 2001 Census report, are 889894 and 203127 respectively, that is there 29.51%and 6.74% respectively of the total populations in Birbhum District. Nine (09) blocks out of nineteen (19) blocks have been identified as ITDP blocks having 232 nos. of Mouzas.

Citizen Centric Activities                                                                                                                     Top

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Description

1.

Issuance of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes  certificates to the eligible persons.

2.

Implementation of the provisions of the Constitution of India concerning  the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes

3.

Implementation of the provisions of Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities ) Act, 1989 with a view to removing the untouchability & preventing atrocities on the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes

4.

Implementation of the Scheduled Tribes & Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 with a view to recognizing & vesting the Forest Rights and  occupation of forest land on Scheduled Tribes & Other Traditional Forest Dwellers

5.

Enforcement of restoration of alienated land to the Scheduled Tribes under the West Bengal land Reforms Act, 1956 and similar other Acts in force.

6.

Grant of Old Age Pension to the Tribal people living below poverty line

7.

Construction, administration and maintenance of various types of hostels for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes boys / girls separately including grants for  maintenance of school attached hostels.

8.

Various types of  Pre-Matric and Post -Matric scholarships , Merit assistances, Hostel Charges are paid to the poor students belong to Scheduled Castes , Scheduled Tribes and Other  Backward Classes every year. Moreover Special Scholarship  and one time Annual Grant are  paid to the   students whose parents are engaged in unclean occupation for spreading of their education from primary to higher level.

9.

There are Family Oriented Economic Development Schemes and Income Generation Schemes  for the development of poor Scheduled Caste , Scheduled Tribes people.

10.

Organization of cultural activities like  One Act Drama competition  in tribal language , Hul Utsav etc. among the Scheduled Tribes communities

Developmental Activities                                                                                                                 Top

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1.

The Infrastructural Development programmes under Article 275 (i) of the Constitution of India  are running in 09 (nine) ITDP blocks in the District for the benefit of Scheduled Tribe communities .

2.

The Infrastructural Development programmes under Special Central Assistance  to Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan are running in Scheduled Castes concentrated Mouzas of 10 Blocks

3.

11 (eleven) nos. Ashram Hostels attached to Primary Schools with 310 nos. hostellers  and 10 (ten ) Ashram Hostels with 360 nos. hostellers attached to Secondary Schools are  running in the District. Moreover 68 (sixty eighty) nos. school (Secondary) attached hostels with 3100 nos. hostellers  are also running in the district.

4.

02 (two) Central Hostel for Scheduled Tribe Girls students at Suri and Nalhati are running with 110 students for their education at Secondary and Higher level.

5.

A no. of schemes like Mahila Samriddhi Yojana (MSY) for Sch. Caste Women, Adibasi Mhila Swasktikaran Yojana (AMSY) for Sch.Tribe women have taken up to assist women belonging to backward classes to be self-dependent.

Projects running : Running Session 2008-09                                                                                  Top

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1.

Eklabya Model Residential School at Mehedipur under Bolpur Sriniketan Panchayat Samity, Dist.- Birbhum. Executing  Agency :- Mackintosh Burn Ltd., Total Project Cost :- 7.48 Crore  

2.

Construction of Central Hostel for 60 (sixty) OBC boys students attached to Sailajananda Falguni Mahavidyalaya, under Khoyrasole Panchayat Samity, Dist.- Birbhum.
Executing  Agency :- Mahavidyalaya Authority, Total Project Cost:- Rs.14,02,400/- 

Success Story                                                                                                                                         Top

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1.

Extension of Hostel building attached to Murarai Gourangini Balika Vidyalay for the benefit of SC / ST Girls students, Panchyat Samity- Murarai-I

Total Sanctioned Amount      :-   Rs. 8,00,000=00
Total Expenditure                     :-   Rs. 8,00,000=00
Date of Commencement          :-    05.08.2009
Date of Completion                  :-    21.12.2009
 

 

2.

Extension of Hostel building attached to Basowa Balika Vidyalay Rampurhat-II Panchyat Samity, Birbhum.

Total Sanctioned Amount      :-   Rs. 4,17,000=00
Total Expenditure                     :-   Rs. 4,17,000=00
Date of Commencement           :-   10.09.2009
Date of Completion                  :-    13.02.2009
 

 

3.

Construction of Guard wall at Bahina (Napit Pukur) under Mayureswar-I Panchayat Samity, Dist.-Birbhum.

Total Sanctioned Amount      :-   Rs. 2,94,043=00
Total Expenditure                     :-   Rs. 2,94,043=00
Date of Commencement          :-    07.10.2009
Date of Completion                  :-    14.01.2010.

 

 

List of Forms used by the Citizen                                                                                                        Top

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Instruction / Pre-requisite etc.

1.

Application Form for Caste Certificate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Website :- http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/forms.html

2.

Application Form for OBC Certificate

3.

Application Form for SC/ST Certificate

4.

Forms for Self Employment Project

5.

Adibasi Mahila Swasaktikaran Yojana (AMSY)

6.

Application for N.S.F.D.C. / N.S.T.F.D.C. / Micro Credit /AMSY

7.

Application for S.R.M.S.

8.

From of Application for the Registration of a Co-Operative Society with Limited Liability (LAMPS)

9.

Guidelines of Form of Application for the Registration of a LAMPS

10.

Application form Adibashi Mohila Self Strength

11.

Application form of Lending Programme  (N.F.K.F.D.C.)

12.

Application form of N.B.C.F.D.C. Loan

13.

Application Form for Individual Members of SHG Group under Micro Finance Scheme

14.

Application form of N.B.C.F.D.C. Small Loan

15.

Application from of SCP – TSP Midterm Lending Programme

16.

Application form SC-ST Help Scheme

17.

National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation format for Application under Micro Credit Scheme

18.

Free Coaching for WB-JEE, AIEEE, PMT for ST/SC Candidate

19.

Application for Pre-Secondary Scholarships for OBC

20.

Book Grant for SC / ST Students at Secondary School

21.

Scholarship for SC / ST Students

22.

Application for Hostels Scholarships for SC / ST Students

23.

Application for Post Secondary Scholarships for SC,ST & OBC

24.

Certificate format for Income, Caste and Residency

25.

Format of Income Statement

26.

Entitlement Card-cum-pass Book for Post-Matric Scholarship to SC , ST and OBC students.

27.

Proforma Application for inclusion in the List of  OBC

28.

Guidelines and Forms of Vocational Training Centre

29.

Application Form obtaining Central Assistance under the scheme of ‘Babu Jagivan Ram Chhatrawa Yojana’

30.

Scheme Guidelines Babu Jagivaram Chhatrawas Yojana

Flow Chart for issuance of SC/ST/OBC Certificate :                                                                                         Top

Progress of Work undertaken by the Department                                                                                             Top

1) Progress work of different Community Development Schemes  ( View / Download PDF File )
2) Fund for CD Schemes placed at the disposal of E.O. concerned Panchayat Samity (Block -Wise ) Year -2008-09 (Fund received in 2009-10) (View / Download PDF File)
3)  REPORT ON OLD AGE PENSION UPTO SEPTEMBER,2010 ( View / Download PDF File)
4) REPORT ON EDUCATIONAL SCHEMES UPTO SEPTEMBER,2010. ( View / Download PDF File)
5) Report on implementation of Forest Rights Act upto September,2010. ( View / Download PDF File)

Ashram Hostels :                                                                                                                                                                            Top

A. LIST OF PRIMARY ASHRAM HOSTEL

BIRBHUM DISTRICT

SL.NO.

NAME OF THE INSTITUTION

NAME OF BLOCK

WHETHER SC/ST

NO. OF SEAT

 

BOLPUR SUB-DIVISION

01.

Bagsina Abdul Pry. School,    P.O.- Thiba

Labpur

S.C.

20 Nos

 

RAMPURHAT SUB-DIVISION

02.

Mohishakura Primary School,P.O.- Mollarpur

Mayureswar-I

S.C.

30 Nos.

 

03.

Jhowpara Free Pry.School,P.O.- Sonarkundu

Nalhati-I

S.C.

30 Nos

 

04.

Kestora Pry.School, P.O.- Ramchandrapur

Murarai-I

S.C.

30 Nos

 

05.

Kumarpur Pry.School, P.O.- Kumarpur

Mayureswar-II

S.T.

30 Nos

 

SURI SUB-DIVISION

06.

Karlmarks Smriti Pry.School, P.O.- Purandarpur

Suri-II

S.T.

30 Nos

 

07.

Kusumdihi Free Pry. School, P.O.- Kuchuighata

Sainthia

S.T.

30 Nos

 

08.

Khosbaspupr Free Pry. School, P.O.- Rowtara

Dubrajpur

S.T.

30 Nos

 

09.

Babupur Pry.School,,P.O.- Muktipur

Rajnagar

S.T.

30 Nos

 

10.

Latabuni Free Pry.School,, P.O.- Sajina

Suri-I

S.T.

30 Nos

 

11.

Managerpara Turku Hansda Pry.School,,P.O.- Gonpur

Md.Bazar

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

 

 

 

 

310 Nos.

 

B. LIST OF SECONDARY ASHRAM HOSTEL

Sl.No.

NAME OF THE INSTITUTION

NAME OF THE BLOK

WHETHER SC/ST

NO.OF SEAT

 

 

01.

 

Bergram Palli Seva Niketan High School P.O. –Bergram

Bolpur

S.C.

20 Nos.

 

02.

Albandha High School,  P.O.- Albandha

Bolpur

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

03.

Daranda Chandimata Vidyalaya, P.O.- Daranda

Illambazar

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

SURI SUB-DIVISION

04.

Abhirampur I.C.V. Vidyamandir,  P.O. Bagrakonda

Sainthia

S.C.

20 Nos.

 

05.

Girijore Santhal High School, P.O.- Makdamnagar

Md.Bazar

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

06.

Sajina Public High School, P.O.- Purandarpur

Suri-II

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

07.

Rajnagar S.F.High School, P.O.- Aligarh

Rajnagar

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

08.

Nagari Govt. Spon.Ashram Type High School for  Girls, P.O.- Nagari

Suri-I

S.C.-50

S.T.-130

180 nos.

 

RAMPURHAT SUB-DIVISION

09.

Mashra High School, P.O.- Kasthogora

Rampurhat-I

S.T.

20 Nos.

 

10.

Parulia Sri R.K.Vidyalaya

P.O.- Parulia

Mayureswar-I

S.C.(Girls)

20 Nos.

 

 

 

 

 

360

 

C:- No. of School Attached Hostel :- 68

1685

1420

 

                                                                           

Contacts details

Shri Bishwanath Pal
Project Officer-cum-District Welfare Officer, Birbhum
Telephone - 03462 255345

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