The Directorate of Social Welfare is headed by the Director,Who is also Ex-Officio Joint Secretary and is assisted by the Dy. Director& two Assistant Directors, a Social Welfare Officer, a Statistical Officer, besides Accounts and Administration branches respectively. Out of two Assistant Directors one is holding charge of Backward Classes branch and the other of Disabled branch. The Social Defence Branch is headed by a Social Welfare Officer.
The Directorate of Social Welfare deals with the implementation of Schemes for the welfare of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes, the Differently abled persons (Disabled), Senior Citizens, Destitutes, Prisoners and their dependents, Safai Karmacharis and Beggars.