The Department of Women and Child Development , Puducherry has been established on 16th August 1996 after bifurcation from the Social Welfare Department, Puducherry as per the instructions of the Government of India with a view to focuss more attention exclusively for the upliftment of Women and Children. This site provides the details of Administrative Set-up of the Department, benefits extended to the public through various welfare schemes etc. for the information of the beneficiaries.
Extending financial, nutritional, educational support to the most vulnerable group of the society viz. young children, women and old aged persons.
i) Children from 6 months to 6 years.
ii) Pregnant Women
iii) Lactating Mothers
v) Adolescent Girls
vi) Poor families
vii) Aged Persons
viii) Women folk.
Website : www.wcd.puducherry.gov.in