Department Organizations Department for Women, Children, Disabled and Senior Citizens

Andhra Pradesh is one of the few States in the Country, where a separate Department in the Secretariat is functioning to look after the Welfare of Women, Children, Disabled and Senior Citizens.

Acts for protection and Welfare of Persons with Disabilities:
  • Persons with Disabilities Act 1995
  • UNCRPD
  • National Trust Act, 1999
  • Mental Health Act, 1997
  • Rehabilitation Council of India Act
  • National Policy of PwDs
Senior Citizens
  • The Andhra Pradesh Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2011
  • Pension Related Acts/Rules
Common Acts
  • Amendment Proposed in Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956
  • The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2006
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Commissioner, Women Development and Child Welfare
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Director of Juvenile Welfare, Correctional Services and welfare of Street Children
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Commissioner for Welfare of Disabled & Senior Citizens
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A.P. Foods
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A.P. State Social Welfare Board
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A.P. Vikalangula Co-operative Corpn.
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A.P. Womens Commission
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AP Differently Abled & Senior Citizens assistance Corporation