Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry

Work on UID cards for disabled persons to begin in 2016: Govt

Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot today said that work on the 'Universal Identity Card', announced last year to ascertain the exact number of physically challenged citizens in the country, would begin from February next.

Sep 24, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry gets active on Facebook

With a view of taking its schemes to the tech-savvy population, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has joined Facebook to have an online interface with the beneficiaries on the social media.

Jun 27, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Nationwide narcotics survey misses February deadline

The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry had in November last year assigned the task to a government organisation.

Mar 24, 2013, 10:42 AM IST

Plan Panel turns down ministry’s proposal of building old age homes

Planning Commission shot down a proposal of Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry to construct old age homes for indigent senior citizens, saying it did not fall under central government`s domain.

Nov 18, 2012, 12:22 PM IST

Par panel unhappy over absence of population data of SCs

A Parliamentary Panel has asked the government to prepare the necessary caste-wise details at the earliest.

Aug 25, 2012, 00:22 AM IST

Proposal for raising income ceiling of OBC creamy layer deferred

Govt deferred proposal by the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry to raise income ceiling of the creamy layer OBC candidates.

Jun 14, 2012, 17:19 PM IST

Proposal for raising income ceiling of OBC creamy layer deferred

The creamy layer income ceiling was increased from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4.5 lakh in 2008.

Jun 14, 2012, 15:53 PM IST