Women Functions

Women and Child Development Department, Government of Maharashtra puts in concentrated efforts in the area of women development to ensure survival, protection, development and participation of Women in a holistic manner. Some of the key objectives of the department in terms of Women Development are (but not limited to):

  • Support to victimized, destitute and deprived women for their rehabilitation
  • Protection to women who are victims of family and social violence
  • Eradicate harmful social practices against women
  • Provide skills and competencies to women that shall give them employability
  • Develop a women workforce that is more likely to be healthier, have higher earnings and exercise greater decision-making power within the household Skill Development of women to Capacity building of women, encouraging their participation in decision-making
  • Implement schemes and policies to increase the Child Sex Ratio