The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is entrusted with the welfare, social Justice and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized section of the society viz. Scheduled Caste, Backward Classes, Persons with Disabilities, Aged Persons, and victims of Drug Abuse etc.
Basic objective of the policies, programmes, law and institution of the Indian welfare system is to bring the target groups into the mainstream of development by making them self-reliant.
The Ministry is headed by Kumari Selja, Cabinet Minister. Shri D. Napoleon and Shri Porika Balram Naik are the Ministers of State .
Address: Shri R. Krishnamurthy, Deputy Secretary (Cdn.), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Room. No. 609, ‘A’ , Wing, Shastri Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi – 110001 (India)