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Minorities 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, specially 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 Gias Uddin Molla

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

Principal Secretary
(Additional Charge)

Sri S. Suresh Kumar , I.A.S

Address: NABANNA,325, Sarat Chatterjee Road,
Phone: 2250-1013
Fax: 2214-1708

Nodal Officer

Janab Shakil Ahmed, Joint Secretary

Address: Nabanna,3rd Floor,
325, Sarat Chatterjee Road,
Phone: 22535086
Fax: 2214 1708
Last updated on: Wednesday, 1st May 2019
Information Source: Nodal Officer, Department of Minorities Affairs and Madrasah Education, Government of West Bengal
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