All matters related to the welfare and development of the Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes including provision of funds; sub-plan. Constitutional matters relating to the Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes.
Home Department, Govt. of West Bengal
Home Department was established to operate and control the Administration within the State. The management of its personnel & administration for maintenance of security and revenue collection was its operative part.
Model Code of Conduct for the Guidance of Political Parties and Candidates on the eve of Panchayat General Election, 2013. A booklet circulated by Internal Security Branch, Home Department may be downloaded from here.
Governor is pleased to appoint a Commission of Inquiry consisting of Honble Justice Mr. Shyamal Kumar Sen for Sharadha Group of Companies to inquire into the methodology and means adopted by the said Group of Companies and such other companies involved in similar activities in the State of West Bengal.
Special Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General of Police (Headquarters), West Bengal will now work as the Nodal Officer in respect of all cases of Central Deputation/ Foreign Deputation/ Deputation to any State Government other than Government of West Bengal.
The Commission shall thereafter prepare a complete list of all officers liable to appear at the examination and forward copies thereof to the Heads of Departments and Directorates concerned.
To provide for the protection of children from the offences of sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography, while safeguarding the interests of the child at every stage of the judicial process by incorporating child-friendly mechanisms for reporting, recording of evidence, investigation and speedy trial of offences through designated Special Courts.
Governor has been pleased to accord approval for creation and filling up of 3351 posts of Village Police Volunteer under West Bengal Police for deployment in Gram Panchayet areas at a daily wage of Rs. 310/- for 22 days in a month.
To depute plain clothed female police officers in the precincts of bus-stands and stops, railway stations, metro stations, cinema theatres, shopping malls, parks, beaches, public service vehicles, places of worship etc. so as to monitor and supervise incidents of eve-teasing;
To ensure proper use of the National Emblem by all concerned, in keeping with the provisions contained in State Emblem of India (Provisions of Improper Use) Act, 2005.