About Us

Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Manipur  is one of the most important Department  which deals directly with the citizen of Manipur. This  department  has been established to implement social welfare programmes and services for the upliftment of disadvantaged segments of the population specially Women, Children, disabled persons, old aged and infirmed etc. So, the  Welfare Services intended to provide needed care and protection for weaker sections of the community.

Organisation set up

The department is headed by one Commissioner at secretariat level. At Directorate level it is headed by one Director and his office is located at A.T. Line(2nd MR Gate),Imphal and other offices are located at districts and Blocks etc. To implement the welfare schemes and to carry out the activities  for rendering services to the citizen, following divisions and offices have been established under overall control and supervision of the Director, Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Manipur.

Name of the Division/Office Nos. Office Location
Administrative Division 1 Directorate office
Child Welfare 1 Directorate office
Women Dev. Division 1 Directorate office
Social Defense Division 1 Directorate office
ICDS Division 1 Directorate office
Disabled Welfare Division 1 Directorate office
District Social Welfare Offices 9 District Hqr
District ICDS Cells 6 District Hqr
Block level ICDS Project centres 34 Block Hqr
Anganwadi Centres 4501 Wards/Villages
Objectives of the department

Care, protection, welfare, development and rehabilitation of children, women, disabled persons, aged and infirm, delinquent and neglected juveniles, destitute and orphan children, ex-convicts, ex-criminals and persons released on probation


The Department implements the following Schemes/Programmes :

  • Welfare of the Women

  • Child Welfare

  • Welfare of the disabled

  • Training

  • Welfare of the Aged and infirm (Manipur state Old Age Pension)

  • Correctional Services

  • Special Nutrition Programme

  • Integrated Child Dev Services (CSS)

  • Schemes for grant-in-aid Non Government Organisation under various schemes of the Govt. of India.

  • National Social Assistance Programme(NSAP)

  • Balika Samridhi Yojna(BSY)

   *** For more information, Contact the Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Manipur