About the Organisation Odisha State Council for Child Welfare has been established in the year 1959. It is registered under the societies Registration Act, 1860. The OSCCW is constituted by the Government of Odisha under the provision of a statue namely “Odisha State Council for Child Welfare” Rules 1990 and subsequent amendments in 1996. A copy of the Odisha State Council for Child Welfare(Amendment) Rules 1996 is enclosed for reference.
The following constitutional authorities hold various positions in the OSCCW as indicated in Rule 8(1) of the aforesaid Rule.
(I) Chief Patron - Honourable Governor of Odisha.
(II) Vice Chief Patron - Honourable Chief Minister of Odisha.
(III) Patron - Honourable Minister, W & CD and Mission Shakti.
(IV) Patron - Honourable Minister, Finance.
The Commissioner-cum-Secretary to government, Women & Child Development department is the ex-Office Member Director of the State Council vide Sub Rule-4 of Rule-15.
Power and Duties The power and duties of the State Council of Child Welfare has been elaborated in Rule 7(1) & 8(1) and (2), 10 & 11 of the aforesaid Rule. Day to day management of the Council vested with the Chair Person, Member Director and Member Secretary as per Rule 14(1)(2)(3) and 15(1,2,3,4,5 & 6) of the Odisha State Council for Child Welfare(Amendment) Rule 1996.
Decision Making Process Decision Making Process lies with the Executive Council, General Council, Chair Person, Member Director and Member Secretary.
Norms for Discharge of Function Norms for discharge of function has been elaborated in Rule 15 (1)(2)(3)(4)(5) & (6) of the Odisha State Council for Child Welfare(Amendment) Rule,1996. Odisha State Council for Child Welfare has been entrusted to run 8(eight) Anganwadi Workers’ Training Centres (AWTCs), one unit at Bhubaneswar, Berhampur & Dhenkanal; two units Koraput and three units at Baripada by the government. Funds are provided by the government to impart training to the Anganwadi Workers/Anganwadi Helpers in these AWTCs.
Apart from this monitoring and supervision of the functions of the six Utkal Balashrams at Balasore, Jajpur, Cuttack, Puri, Berhampur and Nawarangpur are done by the OSCCW.
OSCCW also functions as nodal office for the scheme “Deemed Orphan”
OSCCW organises Painting Competition in all 30 districts including state capital.
Rules and Regulations State Council is governed by Odisha State Council for Child Welfare (Amendment) Rules, 1996.
Category of Document All files of the State Council are listed in the Index Register which is open for perusal. Apart from the above various records for handling cash and relevant records have been maintained.
Formation of Policy SObjectives of the OSCCW are elaborated in the Rule-6 of the Odisha State Council for Child Welfare (Amendment) Rule, 1996.
Boards/Councils/Committees There are General Council and Executive Council to regulate the functions of the Odisha State Council for Child Welfare.
Directory of Employees
(I) Member Secretary (Nominated by the Government)
(II) Joint Secretary (Nominated by the Government)
(III) Child Welfare Officer Appointed by the Member Secretary
(IV) Accounts Assistant -do-
(V) Junior Clerk-cum-Typist -do-
(VI) Attendant-I -do-
(VII) Attendant-II -do-
(VIII) Night Watchman -do
Remuneration & Compensation
(I) Member Secretary gets monthly honorarium of Rs.30,500/-
(II) Joint Secretary is one Officer from the Administrative Department who discharges the function of Joint Secretary in the State Council in addition to his own duty in the department and gets monthly honorarium of Rs.1000/-.
(III) Other Staff are getting consolidated remuneration as follows-
Name of the Post & Monthly remuneration
a. Child Welfare Officer Rs.43,500/-
b. Accounts Assistant Rs.26,200/-
c. Junior Clerk-cum-Typist Rs.14,400/-
d. Attendant-I Rs.15,850/-
e. Attendant-II Rs.11,500/-
f. Night Watchman Rs.13,200/-
Budget Provision Government of Odisha has provided grant of rupees 35 lakh during the year 2021-2022 for maintenance of OSCCW and conducting different programmes like state level painting competition and Bravery Award etc.
Subsidy Programmes Subsidy programmes are not applicable to OSCCW.
Concession & Permits Concession and permits are not applicable to OSCCW.
Information in Electronics form Detailed information about points raised above are given in the website of the OSCCW. (website-www/osccw.org)
Facilities for Citizens Citizens coming to the OSCCW for any information are received cordially and provided with requisite details as required by them within the prescribed rules.
P.I.O details of the OSCCW are as follows :-
i. Mrs. Anupama Biswal
Child Welfare Officer
Public Information Officer
ii. Quamar Sultana Begum
First Appellate Authority