Women?s Welfare Officer

Women Development and Child Welfare Officer

Minimum Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Management/Social Sciences/Public Health/ Nutrition

Minimum 3 years of experience required

The tasks a Women?s Welfare Officer is expected to perform include:

Guiding and supervising social and welfare activities of women, encouraging them to develop community life and utilise their spare time in useful trades and crafts to

supplement their family income

Visiting welfare centres and institutions and guiding their activities

Formulating and implementing welfare measures according to need of women workers in factories, institution, prisons, etc.

Supervising work of Women's Welfare Organisations and Gramasevikas

Recommending proposals of welfare institutions applying for Government aids

Investigating cases of deserted wives, destitute widows, orphans, etc., and recommending admission to care institution in deserving cases

Contacting institutions and persons to secure employment, hospitalisation and admission to schools, etc.

Assisting in marketing of finished articles prepared by women welfare organisations

Maintaining case history of women prisoners and functioning as medium of communication between them and their relatives outside, if engaged as Lady Welfare Officer in


In-depth knowledge of the problems faced by women in an area on social grounds

Skilled in planning, formulating and then implementing the welfare measures for women

Ability to travel to prisons, factories and institutions and try to understand the needs of women

Knowledge of the welfare measures and schemes made by the government for women

Ability to guide women about their rights and how to exercise them

Not applicable





It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Offices usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from office to office

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as mental stress, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public wellbeing. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

Of late, public administration has been introduced in Academia. The aim of educating people in public administration is to train them in democratic values such as equality, justice, security, effectiveness, and order. It also prepares such human resources who can critically analyse and review public policies of the government. The modern competitive world has given rise to a huge a requirement of specialised, educated, Public Administrators because of the ongoing pressure of globalisation, information technologys and terrorism. Public administration requires high level of diplomatic skills and thorough knowledge of public issues. There are a number of jobs and career prospects for a trained and motivated Public Administrator and thus, Women?s Welfare Officer have a promising career in India in future.

Government welfare departments


Welfare centres and institutions


Cities and towns across India