Welfare Department
Department Name Officer Name Address Mobile No
District Welfare Office. District Collectorate Building,Camp-II, Bokaro Steel City.

Important Schemes with Brief Description

    1. Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme

Welfare Department provides Scholarship to the scheduled tribe and backward caste students studying in the school (class I to X).For Students of Class 1 to IV , The School Management Committee (SMC) demands money in prescribed form and the money is transferred to the account of school. Students from class V to X has to apply online on departmental website and its gets approval online. After that the amount is transferred to Student account through DBT.

Number of Benefits in Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme – 59628

    1. Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme

Students studying in Government Recognized Colleges and Technical Education Institute has to apply online on departmental website for scholarship and after the approval  online the payment is transferred to the student’s account through DBT. Applicants of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe family annual income should be 2,50,000.00(Two Lakhs and fifty thousand)and backward classes should be 1,00,000.00 (One lakh).Detailed information for qualifications and eligibility is posted on e-kalyan portal (

Number of profits in post-matric scholarship scheme -3134

    1. Cycle to Students

The students of SC, ST, OBC and minority classes of BPL/APL families, who are studying in class VIII (eight) at government schools and their school is minimum 2KM from home are given Rs 3000/- to purchase  for the cycle through DBT.

Number of beneficiaries in cycling scheme to students -14304

    1. Medical Grants

The families living below the poverty line of Schedule Caste , Schedule Tribe and backward caste are given medical assistance in case of illness or accident , Rs 1,000 to 3,000 by District Welfare Officer and Rs 10,000 by District level (D.C).

    1. Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989

Under the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989, the persons and families of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, who are suffering from person or community, the benefits received under the provisions of the scheme are regulated in the form of a relief. For this, the district offices should receive the requisite documents including the charge sheet, post-mortem reports etc. as per the supervision report in respect of the cases through the concerned police and superintendent of police and accordingly relevant charges.

    1. Prototype scheme for tribals

Three-year prototype schemes are operated especially for the development of Schedule Tribes and agricultural innovation, Amount is provided for rainwater harvesting, seepage pond construction, irrigation and land improvement, fruit and building wood plantations, etc. The implementation of the Scheme is done by Self help groups (SHGs)  under the supervision and guidance of NGO working in the field.

    1. Boundaries for Jahir/Saran places for tribals

Tribals are recommended for their Sarna / Jahir / Masana / Harghadi destinations. With the estimated cost for the proposed land, a joint application of the villagers and their community is expected for which the scheme is implemented through Self-Rural Beneficiaries.

    1. Boundaries for Cemetery of Minorities

Cemetery is provided for minorities.On the joint application of the villagers of the said community and cost estimate for the proposed land ,after the receipt of allotment and allocation from the Department done through Self-Rural Beneficiaries.

    1. Hostel Building for students

Hostels for students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and Minority Communities are made in the light of departmental approval on availability of land in Government High School / College premises

    1. Distribution of Patta under Forest Right Act 2006

Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers residing in forest villages as defined under the Forest Rights Act 2006 and Rule 2008, provided the “Patta” for occupational forest lands by villager forest committee in the prescribed form.On the receipt of the claims received under the Act, is recomended by Village Forest Committee/Circle officer/Block Developement officer and Sub Division Level Committee (SDLC) on behalf of the District Level Committee (DLC).