Activities of the State Board
The State Board has been implementing various programmes under Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB), Ministry of Women & Child Development, New Delhi and State Government Plan programmes.
CENTRAL SPONSORED SCHEME (CSS)
(Ministry of Women & Child Development)
SRCW is the implementing agency of the National Mission for Empowerment of Women at the State level which is anchored to the Ministry of Women & Child Development, GOI. It was established in December 2012 under the aegis of the Nagaland State Social Welfare Board. The focus is to facilitate Government and other stakeholders involved in women centric programs and issues to implement gender sensitive programs, laws and scheme through convergence of the various Central and the State Government. The Primary objective of the SRCW is to work for holistic empowerment of women in the state
Major Activities includes Awareness Campaign in school, International Day of Girl Child, National Girl Child Day, National Education Day, Consultation on Naga Women Issues & Challenges, Celebration of International Women’s Day, Women Empowerment and Leadership Summit
Poorna Shakti Kendra (PSK)
PSK is the focal point of action on ground through which the services to women at grass root level would be facilitated. The mission aims to provide a common platform to facilitate convergence of benefits under the programmes of the various ministries and departments of the Central Government. The mission will also facilitate synergy in implementation of these programmes through their convergence at the State, District and Block levels. The ultimate objective is to achieve the mandate of the mission viz, achieve inter-sectoral convergence of all pro-women and women centric programmes across various departments of the government and place the women’s empowerment concerns at the heart of public policy and governance.
Mission Poorna Shakti Nagaland Chapter is currently working in ten villages under Chiephobozou Block where Village Convergence and Facilitation Centres are set up. Block Convergence and Facilitation Centre (BCFC) is located at CHC, Chiephobozou, Kohima.
State Plan Programmes
a. Adolescent Girls Club (AGC)
The Nagaland Adolescent Girls Club is a new initiative of the NSSWB. It is formed to facilitate Adolescent Girls to emerge as formidable agents, as ambassadors of change in attitudes and systems which will benefit them and society at large in innumerable ways. The motto of the club is “Live The Promises”. The Nagaland Adolescent Girls Club was formally launched during the celebration of the Golden Jubilee cum inauguration of the NSSWB Office on 22nd May 2008.
Aims of Adolescent Girls’ Club:
Presently the AGC is formed in 6 (six) schools in Kohima, 2 (two) School in Wokha and 2 (two) School in Jalukie, Peren District. The State Board is also contemplating on forming the clubs in all the districts of Nagaland and in various locations apart from the schools.
b. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
Nagaland State Social Welfare Board has become a Service Provider under the Domestic Violence Act 2005 for assisting victim of domestic violence for getting protection/order from magistrate and other relief. The Act provides protection to the wife or female partner, sisters and mothers from violence at the hands of husband or male partner or relatives.
c. Vocational Training (VT)
The Nagaland State Social Welfare Board sponsors women and girls for vocational training to help and empower needy and economically weaker women. Women/girls of age 15 yrs and above are trained for 1 year in cutting, Tailoring, embroidery and Hairdressing.