The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment – MSJE

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MSJE – Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment – सामाजिक न्याय और अधिकारिता मंत्रालय

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment or MSJE is a crucial Ministry of Government of India (भारत सरकार). This Ministry solely focuses on the marginalized segments of this society including SC or scheduled castes and OBC or Other Backward Classes in India. They work for their social justice and empowerment. This particular Ministry also focuses on the older adults, disabled people, and drug addicts of the society. Apart from that they mainly concentrate on the welfare of SC, STs.ministry of social justice and empowerment

This social welfare department of India has Cabinet rank. It ranks as the Council of Minister’s member. Minister of State assists the current minister, Thawar Chand Gehlot. The Ministers of State are Krishan Pal Gujjar, Ramdas Athavale, and Vijay Sampla.

The History of the Ministry of social justice

They Government divided the Ministry of Welfare into two parts in between 1985 to 1986. The two departments were the Department of Welfare and the Department of Women and Child Development. In the main while, various departments including the Division of Tribal Development, the Division of Scheduled Castes Development, The Division of the Wakf which comes under the Ministry of Law and the Division for the Welfare of Minorities and Backward Classes which comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs came to create the new Welfare Ministry.ministry of social justice

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment or SJE came into existence in the year 1988. In the year 1999, the Division of Tribal Development left this particular Ministry and became the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. After that, in the year 2007, the Wakf Division and the Minorities Division left this Ministry and became the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The Division of Child Development also moved and became the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

The social welfare schemes of the Ministry of Social Justice

The Ministry of Social Justice has a robust mechanism to monitor the progress of these social welfare schemes. Various agencies implement these schemes through the UT Administrations or the State Government of India, various other organizations that are Non-Governmental, Corporations, National Institute which is its own organization and so on. Apart from that, different monitoring frameworks are available to track the work.

Schemes, Programmes, and Missions

  • Composite Regional Centre – CRC for Persons with Disabilities, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  • Punarbhava, National Interactive Portal on Disability
  • Survey of Manual Scavengers in Statutory Towns

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Academies and Institutions

  • National Institute for the Visually Handicapped – NIVH, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Apex, Autonomous Bodies, and Organisations

  • Babu Jagjivan Ram National Foundation – BJRNF
  • Dr. Ambedkar Foundation
  • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped – AYJNIHH
  • National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities – NIEPMD
  • National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped – NIOH, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • NIRTAR – National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research
  • Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped – PDDUIPH

PSUs and Joint Ventures

  • NBCFDC – National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation
  • NHFDC – National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation
  • NSKFDC – National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation
  • NSFDC – National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation

Statutory Bodies

  • Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
  • National Commission for Backward Classes – NCBC
  • NCDNSNT – National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes
  • NCSK – National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
  • NCSC – National Commission for Scheduled Castes
  • National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities, New Delhi
  • Rehabilitation Council of India – RCI

Department of Social Justice and Empowerment

The department under the governance of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment department launched by Government of India (GOI). Here, you can get the info on Schemes, Institutions, PSUs and more details.social justice and empowerment

Autonomous andApex Institutions

  • National Institute of Social Defence – NISD

PSUs and Joint Ventures

  • Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India – ALIMCO, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Schemes, Programmes, and Missions

  • Accessible India Campaign – Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

The Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities department is in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment provides the empowerment facilities to the disabled persons. The disabled persons include Hearing, Seeing, Movement, Mental Illness, Speech, and more other disabilities. Here, you can get the info on Institutions, schemes from the department.swavlamban

Apex, Autonomous Bodies, and Organisations

  • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped – AYJNIHH, Southern Regional Centre, Secunderabad
  • Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research – SVNIRTAR, Olatpur, Odisha

Autonomous and Apex Institutions

  • National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Schemes, Programmes, and Missions

  • Unique Disability ID – UDID – an integrated system for Issuance of Universal ID & Disability Certificates for Person with Disabilities.

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Website: http://socialjustice.nic.in
Contact Number: 23389581
Email Id: hariom.75@gov.in
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ministryofsocial.justice.and.empowerment1
Twitter: https://twitter.com/msjegoi
Address Info:
Sri Hariom,
Room No:622, A Wing,
Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110001,
India.