Government of West Bengal
Backward Classes Welfare Department

Career Aptitude Test

Alt text to go hereCAT has been conducted in all the Districts of the State in Students of Class XI/XII awardees of Dr. BR Ambedkar Medha Puraskar 2010 & 2011 participated.
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IAS Coaching

IAS Coaching

Alt text to go hereAnother major initiative in this direction, ACE has decided to offer Pre-Examination Coaching for meritorious SC/ST aspirants intending to appear in the Civil Services Examination 2013 conducted by the UPSC.
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Spoken English Course (in Virtual Learning Environment)

Alt text to go hereBCW Department, Govt. of West Bengal has introduced Spoken English Course through Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for the youths belonging to SC/ST communities.
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School of Language (English & Spanish)

Alt text to go hereConsidering the immense opportunities for the individuals having good ability in Communicative / Spoken English is going to introduce Spoken English Course in classroom environment for the youths belonging to SC/ST communities.
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Personal Development Course

School of Personal Development

Alt text to go herePersonal Development Course, a package of working English, IT Skill, grooming for SC/ST youths is also being introduced shortly. It would be a three months course and will be implemented shortly.
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DOEACC 'O' Level Course

Alt text to go hereBCW Department, introduce for the first time an one year ‘O’ Level Computer Training Course of DOEACC Society under Ministry of Communications& IT, Govt. of India.
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JEE Training

Pre-Examination Training for Joint Entrance

Alt text to go hereBCW Department start a one year Pre-examination training for Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE /AIEEE /AIPMT) for SC/ST students.
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Pre-Exam. Training

Pre-Examination Training Centre

Alt text to go hereTraining courses for different competitive examinations like WBCS, PSC Clerkship Misc. Services, and School Service Commission etc. are conducted at two PETCs in the State.
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Krishi Shramik Kalyan Kendra (KSKK)

Alt text to go hereKSKK, a humble initiative for grassroots level intervention into the major problems of backwardness among the Landless Agricultural labourers.
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Mobile Health Clinic

Mobile Health Clinic

Alt text to go hereA Mobile Health Clinic for generating health awareness and providing preventive health care. A suitable Mobile Van equipped with emergency facilities and capable of being used as a Mobile Dispensary is being used for the purpose.
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Preservation and Uplift of the Bengal Drummers (DHAKIS)

Alt text to go hereBCW Department has its mandate to protect the cultural and economic aspects the people belonging to Dhakis.
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Training cum Production Centre

Alt text to go hereSC/ST  male/female candidates had been provided one-year training on Leather goods, Carpentry, Textiles, Mat and Tailoring trades in TCPC centres.
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Job Focussed Training

Job Focussed Training Programme

Alt text to go hereJob-focused Training Programme was introduced with the objective of increasing employability of SC/ST candidates.
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Common Facility Centre

Common Facility Centre (CFC)

Alt text to go hereTribal people living in remote areas often face immense difficulties in reaching the nearest Government offices to complete official formalities for availing of welfare schemes and facilities.
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Establishment of a Nodal Centre for coordinating the Educational, Socio- economic, Cultural, Professional and Skill Development initiatives to maximize the benefits derived by the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, creating synergy between the multi dimensional programmes implemented by the Department, its Directorate and the Corporations under its umbrage for their empowerment and promoting excellence at all levels Ambedkar Centre of Excellence has been set up at the premises of CRI. It has been proposed to set up ACE in each of the Districts in a time bound manner.
The above activities under the umbrage of ACE have been taken up during 2011-2012 by the WBSCSTDFC.
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