Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, the District Social Welfare Officers have been designated as the Dowry Prohibition Officers. Complaints filed with the District Social Welfare Officers and complaints referred by the Police are enquired into by the Dowry Prohibition Officers relating to dowry. 

Social Welfare

A social welfare system provides assistance to needy individuals and families.

The types and amount of welfare available to individuals and families vary depending on the country, state or region.

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Women Helpline Recruitment 2020 Application invited - last date 21/07/2020

Applications are called from eligible candidates for the post of Call Respondent, Women Helpline, functioning under the control of Commissionerate of Social Welfare, Panagal Malligai, Saidapet, Chennai-15. The education qualification is Bachelor in Social Work or Counseling Psychology or Psychology with minimum 1 year experience (or) Masters in Social Work or Counseling Psychology or Psychology and the age limit is 23 to 35 years (as on 01.04.2020). The post will be filled on contract basis. The application and other details are available in the Website https://www.tnsocialwelfare.org/tenders/index/recruitments. The last date for submission of application by post or email (whl.tamilnadu@gmail.com) is 21.07.2020 5.00PM. The appointment will be purely on merit and experience basis