Backward Class Welfare Department
Karnataka State Backward Classes Commission recommended the State Government to create a separate Secretariat and Ministry for the alround Development of Backward Classes people comprising of about 55% of the State’s total population.
Accordingly a separate Secretariat called as “Backward Classes Welfare Department” was created 2012 dated: 4th August 2012. The Administrative set up of this Secretariat is as follows:
Backward Classes Welfare Department’s Secretariat is headed by IAS Officer as Secretary /Principal Secretary.
He is assisted by,
1. Deputy Secretary,
2. Under Secretaries,
3. Section Officers with necessary supporting staff.