The primary objective of SRCW is to work for holistic empowerment of women in the state cutting across sectors. It facilitates government and other stakeholders involved in women empowerment issues to implement Gender sensitive programmes, laws and schemes through effective coordination. SRCW regularly reviews and evaluates existing policies, programmes and legislations impacting women and bring suitable recommendations before the State Mission Authority (SMA) and National Resource Centre for Women (NRCW) for suitable measures. SRCW  creates an environment through awareness generation to fuel demand by women for schemes/programmes and facilitates the process through which the gap between demand and supply can be reduced.

          The State resource Centre for Women (SRCW) in Tamil Nadu has been established as per guidelines of National Mission on Empowerment of Women at the Commissionerate of Social Welfare. The Commissioner of Social Welfare is the Nodal Officer for SRCW. The staff of SRCW have been positioned and various activities of SRCW have been initiated from 27.01.2014.

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 The last date for submission of application by post or email ( is 21.07.2020 5.00PM. The appointment will be purely on merit and experience basis