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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.  


Md. Ghulam Rabbani

Address: Writers' Buildings Kolkata- 700001 
Phone: 2214-5704/ 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, Special Secretary

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

Last updated on: Tuesday, 23 August 2022
Information Source: Department of Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education, Government of West Bengal
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