Achievements

MAJOR EVENTS OF CENTRAL SOCIAL WELFARE BOARD

AMENDMENT IN RECRUITMENT RULES OF CSWB

As per SIU recommendations, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has approved the amendments in the Recruitment & Promotion Rules of the Central Social Welfare Board and forwarded the same vide their letter No.CSWB-11/49/2015-CSWB dated 22.02.2017.

SWACHTA PAKHWADA IN CENTRAL SOCIAL WELFARE BOARD & STATE BOARDS

Under the supervision of  Ministry of Women and Child Development, the Central Social Welfare Board observed Swachhta Pakhwada from 2nd March to 5th March, 2017.All State Boards, with the support of voluntary organizations, made significant contributions. Various activities were organized on the theme of ‘Swachh Bharat, Mera Bharat’. A drive was conducted for cleaning the areas in and around the CSWB’s office. Around 70 students

of Dakshin Nagar Nigam Prathmik Vidyalaya, Katwaria Sarai, participated in the drawing competition held on 3rd March, 2017. Smt. Neelam Bhardwaj, Executive Director of the Board administered the Swachhta Pledge to all staff members of the Board. She urged them to keep the office premises clean and continue the cleanliness drive after the fortnight as well. Presentations regarding theme of Swatch Bharat were presented by Sri A.K. Shaji,  Dr. A. Philipose and  Apoorva Saha. A short film on the importance of Swachhta was shown to all staff members. Posters and slogans on Swachhta were displayed in and around the office. For the wider dissemination of the message of Swachh Bharat, a rally was also organized with participation from Primary School students of Madangir, Resettlement Colony.

OBSERVANCE OF SWACHHTA PAKHWADA AT STATE BOARD LEVEL

As a part of   Swachhta Pakhwada,   , almost all the State Boards celebrated the Swachhta Pakhwada  from   1st -15th March, 2017 . Various activities i.e.   a pledge was taken on Swachhta , Cleanliness of office premises  and surroundings,     Weeding out   of old files , Display  of  the  posters  & slogans on Swachhta and  Drawing competitions on the theme of Swachhta etc. were organised by the State Boards.   The Jammu and Kashmir State Social Welfare Board, in collaboration with Government College for Women, M.A. Road, Srinagar, observed Swachhta Pakhwada on 8th March, 2017, 

which coincided with International Women's Day. The programme was organized in the college auditorium. Ms. Rashmi Saxena Sahni, Joint Secretary, Minstry of Women & Child Development, Government of India graced the event as Chief Guest. Ms. Neelam Bhardwaj, Executive Director, Central Social Welfare Board, Mr. Satish Kumar, Under Secretary, Women and Child Development, and Mr. Shahid Mahmood, Secretary, J&K State Social Welfare Board, also attended the occasion. The programme started with a rally with the participation of children and their mothers from different creches. The rally was flagged off by Prof. Nirmal Gupta, Chairperson, J&K State Board. A symposium on the role of women in keeping the society and environment clean was also conducted for college students. A painting competition on cleanliness and a healthy baby show were also organized. The distinguished guests administered a pledge on cleanliness to all staff members and participants.

These activities   were also uploaded   on the official site of Swachh Bharat Mission on daily basis. 

  • Gujarat

  • Himachal Pradesh

  • Arunachal Pradesh

  • Andhra Pradesh

ORIENTATION TRAINING pROGRAMME FOR ThE OFFICE BEARERS OF VOLUNTARy ORGANIZATIONS  CONDUCTED BY STATE BOARDS 

HARYANA

Haryana State Social Welfare Board, Chandigarh organized a one-day Orientation Training Programme (OTP) for about 50 Presidents of the voluntary organizations in the premises of Haryana State Social Welfare Board on 17th May, 2016, with a view to train them in the implementation of the Board’s schemes.  Prizes were distributed to the best NGOs for their outstanding performance. 

ASSAM

Assam State Social Welfare Board organized a one-day Orientation Training Programme for the office bearers of the aided voluntary organization on 26th May, 2016, at Amal Prova Bhawan, Guwahati. Revised guidelines and norms of Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Scheme and Family Counselling Centres were illustrated for around 180 office bearers from different districts of Assam. 

GUJARAT

Gujarat State Social Welfare Board conducted a one-day Interactive Meet cum Orientation Training Programme for aided voluntary organizations under Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Scheme covering all the districts of Gujarat on 21st May, 2016, at Ahmedabad. Main components of revised guidelines under the scheme were deliberated at length. 

MADHYA PRADESH

Madhya Pradesh State Social Welfare Board, Bhopal, organized a two-day Orientation Training Programme for the counsellors of Family Counselling Centres and one-day Orientation Training Programme for heads/representatives of the voluntary organizations aided by the Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh State Boards. These were conducted from 14th July to 19th July, 2016, in the premises of Dr. Hari Singh Gaur Vishavvidyalaya, Sagar, under the aegis of its Department of Sociology and Social Work and with the financial support of Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi. Around 60 counsellors and office bearers participated in the programme

PRE-MARITAL COUNSELLING AT PUDUCHERRY

On the occasion of National Youth Day, 12th December, 2016, a Pre-Marital Counselling Scheme under the Family Counselling Programme was launched in Puducherry. The programme was organized at Kasturba Government College for women, Puducherry, with participation from around 100 college students.

REFREShER TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR FAMILY COUNSELLING CENTRES IN kARNATAKA & ODISHA

Recognizing the need to periodically update the knowledge and skills of the counsellors and office bearers of the NGOs that run the FCC, a Refresher Training Programme was conducted from 8th to 10th June, 2016, for the FCC counsellors.

The programme was hosted by NIMHANS in collaboration with the Karnataka State Social Welfare Board and inaugurated by Shri U.T. Khader, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka. Smt. Divyaprabha Gowda, Chairperson, KSSWB, outlined the activities undertaken by the department and specifically shared the ongoing process of digitization of the functioning of FCCs. The three-day training session provided an overview of the role, scope and importance of FCCs, and also imparted information on the concepts and philosophy of public health, mental health and other relevant issues. 

In the series, Odisha State Social Welfare Board organized a one-day interactive meet for the FCC functionaries on 22nd July, 2016, at Bhubaneshwar, which was inaugurated by Smt. Latika Pradhan, Chairperson. Secretaries/Presidents of 25 FCCs participated in the meet and discussed the maintenance of records and submission of audited accounts and utilization certificate.

ASSAM

Assam State Social Welfare Board, Guwahati organized an orientation cum refresher training course for the counsellors and office bearers of Family Counselling Centres of the North-East States including Sikkim. The training programme was conducted in four batches (i.e., 24th-25th March, 2017, and 27th28th March, 2017) by MIND India, Institute of Positive Mental Health and Research at Guwahati. A one-day training was conducted for the FCC office bearers on 30th March and 31st March, 2017, where 53 counsellors and 37 office bearers from the North-East states including Sikkim participated in the training.

CRECHE WORKERS’ TRAINING  CONDUCTED BY VARIOUS STATE BOARDS 

GOA: Goa State Social Welfare Board, Panaji, organized a two-day Creche Workers’ Training at EDC (Nalanda) Hall, Panaji, on 27th-28th September, 2016. Shri Sudesh Gaude, Assistant Director (WDA), Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Goa, inaugurated the programme, which was conducted in four sessions and attended by 50 creche workers and helpers. Emphasis was laid on the infrastructure of the crèche centre, hygiene, nutritional needs and other issues for the effective implementation of the programme.

MEGHALAYA : Meghalaya State Social Welfare Board, Shillong, organized a training programme for crèche workers at Meghalaya Bharat Scouts and Guide Auditorium, Shillong on 17th-18th August, 2016. Smt. D.K. Kyndiah, Chairperson, Meghalaya State Board, inaugurated the training which focused on skills required to deal with infant and pre-school education and nutritional needs of children for their healthy life.

KARNATAKA: A two-day Creche Workers Training Programme was organized on 25th and 26th March, 2017, at Vijayapura for creche workers of Bidar, Kalaburagi and Vijayapura (Bijapur) districts. Smt. Divyaprabha Gowda, Chairperson of Karnataka State Social Welfare Board, inaugurated the programme which focused on the concepts of communicable diseases affecting children from 0 to 6 years, maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene in the centre, mother and child care, and psycho-social care and needs of children. On the second day, the training programme focused on play-way method of teaching through group games, stories and action songs, and preparation of teaching aid items out of waste materials using seeds cover, leaves, dry vegetables, stones, plastic boxes, cotton, old newspapers and thread. Many important concepts relating to growth of children and their needs were taken up during the training. Huge volume of IEC materials were supplied to creche workers for further circulation to the parents of beneficiaries. Posters were also displayed in crèche centres. 110 creche workers from Vijayapura, Bidar and Kalaburagi participated in the Training Programme .

DELHI:The Delhi Social Welfare Board organized a six-day training programme for crèche workers on 15th-19th November, 2016, and 21st November, 2016, in two batches. The training objective was to enhance knowledge and skill of crèche workers so that they could provide 

quality services to children of working mothers. Smt. Neelam Bhardwaj, Executive Director, Central Social Welfare Board, graced the occasion. The training was organized at two different places, i.e., at Delhi Social Welfare Board, Jeevan Deep Building, Parliament Street, Delhi, and Mobile crèches, D Block, New Seemapuri. There were 61 creche workers from various NGOs aided under Rajiv Gandhi National Crèche Programme who participated and were provided practical knowledge in the training.

WEST BENGAL: West Bengal State Social Welfare Board organized a two-day Creche Workers Training at East Mednapore on 1st-2nd December, 2016. The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Suranjana Chakrobarty, Chairperson, West Bengal State Board, with the main objective of enhancing the skills of creche workers as they play an important role in the development of children. Nutritional values of food and healthy cooking habits were also discussed and demonstrated during the training. 

AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON WOMEN AND CHILD PROTECTION LAWS IN ANDHRA PRADESH

Andhra Pradesh State Social Welfare Board organized a one-day awareness programme on ‘Women and Child Protection Laws’ on 16th February, 2017, for around 80 anganwadi/creche workers at Prakasham district of Andhra Pradesh.The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Padmavathi, Ex. Minister of Commercial Taxes, and Government of Andhra Pradesh. Shri Srinivas, Co-ordinator of district Mahila Mandali briefed the participants on the role of District Mahila Mandalis in resolving family disputes and conducting awareness programmes on women laws at the community level. Shri Muniswamy, Welfare Officer of Andhra Pradesh State Board stressed on POCSO Act, Domestic Violence Act and Nirbhaya Act. 

CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL GIRL CHILD DAY
On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, J & K State Board collaborated with Zubida National Institute and Anantnag, Family Counselling Centre in organizing a one-day awareness cum workshop on 24th January, 2017. The workshop was conducted at Anantnag and focused on improving the educational contestants.