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Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department renamed from Minority Development and Welfare Department vide Home (C&E) Department Notification No. 42-Home (Cons.)/R2R(Cons.)-4/2007, dated 18.02.2008 has been created in 1996 with the sole aim to cater to the aspirations of the Minorities of the State, especially in the field of Development and Welfare. Originated from the Minority Cell of Political Branch of Home Department, the Minority Development & Welfare Dept. started functioning as a full-fledged Department by amending the Rules of Business vide Home(C&E) Department Notification No. 705-Home (Cons.), dated 30.05.1996.

The Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department (MAMED) formerly the Minorities Development and Welfare Department is catering to the specific needs and aspirations of the large minority community in the State. The Department works for the development and welfare of minorities, thereby ensuring the protection of rights and providing opportunities for growth.  


Mamata Banerjee

Address: Nabanna, 14th Floor,
325, Sarat Chatterjee Road,Mandirtala
Shibpur, Howrah-711102
Phone: 2214-5555, 2214-3101
Fax: 2214-3528

Minister of State

Janab Giasuddin Molla

Address:Writer's Building, 2nd Floor,
Phone: 2214-5704 / 2214-0032
Fax: 2214-0031


Md. Ghulam Ali Ansari, IAS

Address: NABANNA,325, Sarat Chatterjee Road,Mandirtala,Shibpur, Howrah-711102
Phone: 2250-1013

Fax: 2214-1708

Nodal Officer

Sri Shakil Ahmed, Joint Secretary

Address: Nabanna,3rd Floor, 325, Sarat Chatterjee Road, Howrah-711102
Phone: 2253-5086
Fax: 2214 1708

Last updated on: Thrusday, 3rd Sept, 2020
Information Source: Department of Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education, Government of West Bengal
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