Attached Organizations

Attached Department

  • Directorate General of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal
  • Social Welfare Department runs all its functions through its Attached Department “Directorate General of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal, Punjab”

Autonomous Bodies

  • Provincial Council for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons
  • Punjab Bait-ul-Maal Council
  • Punjab Welfare Trust for the Disabled
  • Punjab Women Protection Authority

Punjab Bait-ul-Maal Council

Punjab Bait-ul-Maal was established in 1989 as a result of Bait-ul-Maal Ordinance, which was later on given an independent status in 1991 under Punjab Bait-ul-Maal Act, 1991. Punjab Bait-ul-Maal was established to perform the following functions:

  • Relief and rehabilitation of the poor and the needy, particularly poor widows and orphans
  • Educational assistance to the poor and deserving students
  • Medical assistance to the poor
  • Any other purpose of public utility particularly where the beneficiaries would be the disadvantaged sections of the society

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Punjab Welfare Trust for the Disabled

Punjab Welfare Trust for the Disabled was established in 1991 with seed money of PKR 110 million. The aim is to help individuals suffering from mental, physical, visual, hearing and speech disabilities and striving to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities, through provision of monetary and technical assistance to NGOs.
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Punjab Women Protection Authority

The Government of Punjab has enacted “The Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Act, 2017” to institute an effective protection system for the rescue, protection, shelter and rehabilitation of the women facing violence. This authority is working as an autonomous body, being attached to the Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal (SW and BM) department. The core objective of setting up this authority is to facilitate, ensure and oversee the implementation, institutional measures stipulated under the Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Act 2016, including the establishment of District Women Protection Committees, Violence against Women Centers, and hiring of Women Protection Officers.

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