BACKWARD  CLASSES  WELFARE DEPTT.,  UTTAR DINAJPUR.

 

Staffs / Strength & present Status :-

Sl No.

Category

Sanctioned

Existing

Vacancy

1

P.O.-cum-D.W.O.,B.C.W, Uttar Dinajpur

1

1

Nil

2

Inspector, B.C.W(H.Q)

1

Nil

1

3

Inspector, B.C.W(RC)

1

Nil

1

4

Inspector,B.C.W (Posted at Block)

9

4

5

5

Inspector, B.C.W(SDO Raiganj/SDO Islampur)

2

Nil

2

6

KGO

1

Nil

1

7

SAE

1

1

Nil

8

Head Clerk

1

1

Nil

9

UDC

2

2

Nil

10

LDC

2

1

1

11

Social Worker

5

1

4

12

Helper to Social Worker

2

Nil

2

13

Chainman to KGO

1

Nil

1

14

Peon

2

2

Nil

 

Central Hostel   for ST Boys at Karnajora

Sl No.

Category

Sanctioned

Existing

Vacancy

1

Superintendent

1

1

Nil

2

Caretaker

1

1

Nil

3

Cook

1

1

Nil

4

Helper to Cook

1

Nil

1

 

T.C.P.C Jute Spinning & Weaving, Baghon, Kaliyaganj

Sl No.

Category

Sanctioned

Existing

Vacancy

Remarks

1

Superintendent

1

Nil

1

 

2

Instructor

2

Nil

2

 

3

Peon

1

Nil

1

 

4

Darwan-cum-Night Guard

1

1

Nil

H.Q.

 

T.C.P.C  Carpentry,Islampur

Sl No.

Category

Sanctioned

Existing

Vacancy

Remarks

1

Instructor-in-Charge

1

Nil

1

 

2

Skilled Operative

1

1

Nil

CPR

3

Dawran-cum-Night Guard

1

1

Nil

G-II

 

 

1.      Guiding Act & Rules:-

a)     Acts amending provisions of West Bengal Scheduled Castes an d Scheduled Tribes (Reservation on Vacancies in Services and Posts) Act, 1976 time to time.

b)     Acts and Rules on Caste / Tribe  identification.

c)      Acts and Rules on Prevention of Atrocities to Scheduled Castes  and Scheduled Tribes.

d)     Act on Protection of Civil Rights.

e)     Orders on establishment of Special Courts and Special Public Prosecutors under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes ( Prevention of Atrocities) Act,1989.

f)        Acts, Rules and Notification on constitution of West Bengal Commission of Backward Classes.

g)     Prohibition of Employment  as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act,2013.

h)     Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006 for Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers.

 

2.      Nature of Work :-

This office performs multifarious functions for the benefit of socially and economically down trodden people belonging to Backward Castes. This office executes various development projects and implements various educational schemes for the welfare of SC, ST & OBC students. This office also has the responsibility of ensuring restriction on alienation of land by the ST raiyats and also discharges Social duties like eradication of superstitions existing in the tribal societies. This office looks after the reservation policy for SC, ST & OBC in every sector and also implements Prevention of Atrocities Act to protect SC & ST people. Incentives for Inter Caste Marriage in between Sch. Castes and General is one of the significant steps to reduce the Caste prejudices, abolish “ Untouchability “ and spread values of liberty, equality and fraternity etc. in the society.

            Project Officer-cum-District Welfare Officer, Backward Classes Welfare being the head of Office, looks after the execution of various schemes like construction of Road, Bridge, Culverts, Hostel Buildings attached to School and Ashram Hostels, Shallow Tub-Well for cluster for the purpose of irrigation to develop agriculture and for ensuring drinking water facilities in the SC concentrated areas under SCA to SCSP and in ST concentrated areas under SCA to TSP. Development schemes, out of fund provided by the Central Govt. through the State under Article 275(i) of the Constitution of India are also executed by this office. There are 5 (five) Dhakis engaged at different blocks for wide publicity of departmental schemes. This office also organises and observes different cultural programmes and memorable days every year, like Dr. BR. Ambedkars Birth Day, on 14th April, One Act Tribal Drama Competition, Bhawiya Sangeet Competition, Hul Utsav, distribution Dr. BR. Ambedkar Medha Puraskar etc.

 

Various schemes under taken by the Deptt.:-

Various educational schemes for both Pre Matric and Post Matric stage for the benefit of SC, ST & OBC Students is being implemented by this office. From the financial year 2013-2014, a new policy has been started for giving benefits through the Savings Bank Account to those students reading in class IX to X of Sch. Castes & Sch. Tribes Community under Pre Matric Scheme. Also from this financial year a new educational scheme under Pre-Martic stage namely “SIKSHASHREE” has been started for giving benefits to Sch. Caste and Sch. Tribes students of class V to VIII through their Savings Bank Account. On the other hand benefits are given to the students of OBC community, who are reading in class XI and upwards under Post Matric Scheme.  Other schemes like up gradation of Merit, Additional financial benefit to SC/ST Girls students for Class V to X and Special Scholarship to meritorious SC/ST students of IX to XII are also being implemented by this office. Implementation of Self Employment Schemes & Self-employment for Self Help Groups for OBC beneficiaries sanctioned by the NBCFDC is one of the important functions of this District Office. There are 13 Ashram Hostels with strength of 380 nos. SC/ST students attached to 13 Schools, 22 nos. School attached Hostels accommodating 1290nos. SC/ST students and one Central Hostel accommodation 80 ST Boys of Post Matric Level. These Ashram Hostels, School attached Hostels and the Central Hostel are being maintained and looked after by this office on the strength of the financial support received from the Backward Classes Welfare Deptt., Govt. of West Bengal.

            The statutory responsibility of ensuring reservation of vacancies and posts for SC, ST and OBC persons are also borne by this office. Appointing Authorities in the District are to maintain 100- point roster (for direct recruitment) and 50- point roster (for promotion) to ensure giving effect to reservation in services and posts for the members of SC,ST & OBC community as per the policy framed by the Govt. and these are scrutinized and examined by the P.O.-cum-D.W.O., BCW at the district level.

            The P.O-cum-D.W.O., BCW, acts as the Revenue Officer also under Chapter-II(A) of the WBLR Act, 1955 as amended in 1965. He exercises the statutory power to ensure restrictions imposed by this Chapter on alienation of land by Tribal in order to protect the interest of Sch. Tribes persons on their land. No permission has been given to sale the land of a single Tribal raiyat to non-tribal person except on such exceptional ground as provided in section 14C of the Act during the period under report.

            Through this office financial support in the form of old age pension is extended regularly to 2831 nos. Sch. Tribes peoples who are living below the poverty line and have attained the age of 60 years

      5.    Physical & Financial Achievement:-

a)  Pre-matric Educational Schemes:-

 

Sl. No.

Name of Schemes

Amount Received

Expenditure incurred/

Sub-allotted

No. of benf.

1

Book Grants & Exam. Fees to SC Students

1,16,44,000.00

1,02,44,310.00

61936

2

Book Grants & Exam. Fees to ST Students

10,97,800.00

9,43,000.00

5965

3

Compulsory Charges to ST Students

2,90,500.00

2,48,710.00

7106

4

Hostel Charges to SC Students

82,50,000.00

18,64,500.00

262

5

Hostel Charges to ST Students

51,75,000.00

42,36,750.00

571

6

Maintenance Charges to SC Students

32,31,000.00

32,31,000.00

6731

7

Maintenance Charges to ST Students

48,00,000.00

48,00,000.00

10000

8

Ashram Hostel charges

42,98,000.00

42,98,000.00

380

9

Additional Benefit of SC/ST Girls Students for class V to X

1,44,000.00

1,44,000.00

96

10

Unclean Occupation

2,09,050.00

1,72,050.00

93

11

OBC Pre-Matric Scholarships

22,41,000.00

22,39,870.00

5605

 

b)  Post matric Educational Schemes:-

 

Sl. No.

Name of Schemes

Amount Received

Expenditure incurred/

Sub-allotted

No. of Benf.

1

Post Matric Scholarship to SC Students (Online)

7,29,40,000.00

7,29,34,540.00

20387

2

Post Matric Scholarship to ST Students (Online)

35,60,000.00

35,57,190.00

870

3

Post matric Scholarship to OBC Students(Online)

2,45,65,000.00

2,05,16,005.00

8197

4

Special Scholarship to SC/ST Students for IX to XII

1,92,000.00

1,92,000.00

40

5

Up-gradation of Merit Scholarship for SC Students

Nil

Nil

 

6

Up-gradation of Merit Scholarship for ST Students

Nil

Nil

 

 

                                                    

 

 


 

c)     Schemes taken up under 1st Proviso to Art. 275 (1) of the Constitution of India: -

 

Sl No.

Name of Scheme

Year of allotment

Amount sanctioned

Expenditure incurred

Executing Agency

Physical achievement

Financial achievement

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1.

Construction of Black Top Road from Mirual F.P. School towards Satipukur under Kamalabari - II G.P. under Raiganj Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

10,00,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Raiganj Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

2.

Construction of RCC Road from Kamalabari hat to Kasba Mahaso F.P. School under Kamalabari - II G.P. under Raiganj Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

1,00,000.00

0.00

-Do-

NIL

NIL

3.

Construction of RCC Road from Thunthuni More Colony to Noabari under Kamalabari - II G.P. under Raiganj Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

4,00,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Raiganj Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

4.

Sinking of Deep Tube wells for drinking water at 10 ITDP Mouzas under Raiganj Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

5,00,000.00

0.00

-Do-

NIL

NIL

5.

Reconstruction of drains (PHASE -II) at the Central hostel for S.T. Boys at Karnajora under Raiganj Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

2,97,000.00

0.00

-Do-

NIL

NIL

6

Installation of Mark-II tube wells,    10 nos. Under Hemtabad Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

9,02,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Hemtabad Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

7

Construction of Community Hall at Altapur Katick Chalk (Bejpur) under Altapur - II G.P. under Karandighi Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

16,86,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Karandighi Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

8

 

Construction of Community Hall at Joyrampur under Dalkhola - I G.P. under Karandighi Panchayat Samity

 

2013-’14

16,86,000.00

0.00

-Do-

NIL

NIL

 

 

 

9

 

 

Repairing of Earthen Road with RBM Road from Degh Baghoys's house to Khudu Hansda's house via Sashan dighi under Goagaon - II G.P. under Goalpokhar - I Panchayat Samity

 

 

 

2013-’14

 

 

7,45,000.00

 

 

0.00

 

 

 Exe. Officer, Goalpokhar -I

Panchayat Samity

 

 

NIL

 

 

NIL

10

 

Installation of Mark-II tube wells,    15 nos. Under Goalpokhar - II Panchayat Samity

 

2013-’14

13,50,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Goalpokhar

-II

Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

11

Construction of Bitumen Road from Sonakhari Bhata Bridge to Choati Molani F.P.S. at Dakshin Bhagalpur Mouza

2013-’14

44,54,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Chopra

Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

12

Construction of Box Culvert on Bodigachh to Dharugachh Road on the Sui River at Athiala Mouza under Majhiali G.P. under Chopra Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

7,81,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Chopra Panchayat Samity

NIL

NIL

 

 

 

d)     SCA to SCSP (up to 31.03.2014)

Sl No.

Name of Scheme

Year of allotment

Amount sanctioned

Expenditure incurred

Executing Agency

Physical achievement

Financial acheivement

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1.

Construction of Cement Concrete Road from Dhamdanga More to Poravita Chanra Roy’s house at Benikandar Mouza under Matikunda - II G.P. under Islampur Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

2,00,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Islampur Panchayat Samity

Nil

Nil

2.

 

Installation of Marked - II Tube wells - 12 Nos. Under Hemtabad Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

10,82,580.00

10,82,580.00

P.O.-Cum-D.W.O.,

BCW, Uttar Dinajpur

100%

100%

3.

 

Sinking of ordinary Tube wells (23 Nos.) under Goalpokhar - II Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

2,53,000.00

2,53,000.00

-Do-

100%

100%

4.

Construction of Sanitary system including Bath at the Hostel Building attached to Tarial High School under Goalpokhar - II Dev. Block

2013-’14

3,24,756.00

3,24,756.00

P.O.-Cum-D.W.O.,

BCW, Uttar Dinajpur

100%

100%

5.

Repairing and Renovation of the Hostel Building attached to Tarial High School under Goalpokhar - II Dev. Block

2013-’14

3,49,284.00

3,49,284.00

-Do-

100%

100%

6.

Installation of Marked - II Tube well at the Hostel Building attached to Tarial High School under Goalpokhar - II Dev. Block

2013-’14

90,215.00

90,215.00

-Do-

100%

100%

 

7.

Construction of Drain, Tube well & Renovation (Plastering) work at the Hostel Building attached to Debinagar K.C.R. Vidyapith under Raiganj Dev. Block

 

2013-’14

 

1,25,859.00

 

1,25,859.00

-Do-

 

100%

 

100%

8.

Construction of Cement Concrete Road from Pirojpur Ganesh Barman’s shop to Lal Barman’s house under Raiganj Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

4,00,000.00

0.00

Exe. Officer Raiganj Panchayat Samity

Nil

Nil

9.

Construction of Culvert at Kunjabari Singhpara at Sahapur - I G.P. under Goalpokhar - I Panchayat

2013-’14

3,81,088.00

0.00

Exe. Officer Goalpokhar-I    P. Samity

Nil

Nil

10.

Construction of Cement Concrete Road from Jalaluddin’s house to Totaram Das’s house under Chopra Panchayat Samity

2013-’14

4,99,986.00

0.00

Exe. Officer, Chopra Panchayat Samity

Nil

Nil