The Social Welfare Department, Government of Assam aims at Welfare activities for the Women and Child development as well as social awareness of the problems faced by the Children, Women, Physically Challenged persons, Welfare of Transgender community and Elderly Person’s recognition of their genuine needs. The Department has been implementing various schemes launched by the Government of India as well as by the State. It has suited itself to its need and encompassed host of schemes, be it Central Sector or a Centrally Sponsored along with State Level Schemes implemented from time to time. Initiation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) in the State has boosted up the Department and the Directorate to a new height. State Level Schemes too, aiming better improvement of status of Women, Elderly Person and Adolescents girls got priority in the planning desk – thereby enhancing the volume of service to serve the ever increasing population of the State.