Department of Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare (Tamil Nadu)

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Tamil Nadu Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Department
தமிழ்நாடு பிற்படுத்தப்பட்டோர், மிகவும் பிற்படுத்தப்பட்டோர் மற்றும் சிறுபான்மையினர் நலத்துறை
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Agency overview
Formed 1999
Jurisdiction Tamil Nadu
Headquarters Chennai
Minister responsible A. Mohammedjan,[1], Minister for Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare
Agency executive Thiru Thanga Kaliyaperumal IAS [2], Secretary to the Government
Website http://www.tn.gov.in/departments/bcmbc.html & http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/

The Tamil Nadu Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Department is one of the Department of Government of Tamil Nadu

Introduction[edit]

  • Tamil Nadu is in the forefront of the Welfare of Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities.
  • BCs/MBCs/DNCs constitute about 67% of the total population of the State.
  • It is the objective of the Government to take up measures for the all round development of these people.

History[edit]

  • The Department of Backward Classes was formed in 1969, after bifurcation from the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department.
  • The Department of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities Welfare was formed in 1989, after bifurcation from the Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Department as a Sub-departments under the Department of Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare [3]
  • The name of the Department has been changed as Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Department in the year 1999 [4]
  • The Department of Minorities Welfare was formed in 2007, after bifurcation from the Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Department as a Sub-department under the Department of Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare

Objective & Functions of the Department[edit]

  • This Department functions as the nodal Department for the all round development of Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes, Denotified and Minority Communities in the State of Tamil Nadu.
  • The basic objective of the Department is to formulate polices, laws, regulations and programmes for the Socio, educational and economic development of the Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes, Denotified and Minority Communities in the State.
  • The aim of this Department is to empower the target groups through their educational, economic and social advancement. Accordingly, this Department is formulating
  • and implementing various welfare programmes and schemes to achieve the above objective

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Works[edit]

According to the allocation of subjects as per the Business Rules, this Department has been allocated the following items of work:[6]

  • State Subjects:
    • Criminal Appeals
    • Hajj and Tamil Nadu State Hajj Committee
    • Kallar Reclamation, Madurai
    • Kazis Act, 1980
    • Muslim Women Aid Society
    • Sanction of Prosecution of Government servant
    • Ulema Pension Scheme
    • Welfare and Advancement of Backward Classes and Most Backward Classes.
    • Welfare and Advancement of Denotified Communities.
    • Welfare of Minorities (except Muslims) other than religious aspects.
    • Welfare of Muslims including religious aspects
    • Concurrent Subjects.
    • Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities.
    • Charities and Charitable Institutions, Charitable and Religious Endowments,
    • Religious Institutions of Muslims and Wakf Act, 1995.

Sub-departments[edit]

Name Website
Directorate of Backward Classes Welfare (Department of Backward Classes)
Directorate of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community (Department of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community)
Directorate of Minorities Welfare (Department of Minorities Welfare)

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Undertakings and bodies[edit]

Name Department Website
Tamil Nadu Backward Classes Commission Department of BC, MBC & MW http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/bccomm.htm
Tamil Nadu State Minorities Commission Department of BC, MBC & MW http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/mincomm.htm
Tamil Nadu Wakf Board Department of BC, MBC & MW http://www.tnwakfboard.org/index.htm & http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/wakfboard.htm
Tamil Nadu State Hajj Committee Department of BC, MBC & MW http://www.hajjtn.in/ & http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/hajjcommittee.htm
Tamil Nadu Backward Classes Economic Development Corporation Limited(TABCEDCO) Directorate of Backward Classes Welfare (Department of Backward Classes) http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/tbcedc.htm
Tamil Nadu Denotified Communities Welfare Board Directorate of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community (Department of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community)
Tamil Nadu Minorities Economic Development Corporation Limited Directorate of Minorities Welfare (Department of Minorities Welfare) http://www.tn.gov.in/bcmbcmw/tamco.htm
Tamil Nadu Vanniyar Public Properties Welfare Board Directorate of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community (Department of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community) http://www.tn.gov.in/vppwb/
Tamil Nadu Narikoravar Welfare Board Directorate of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community (Department of Most Backward Classes and Denotified Community)

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