Development Corporation, Bihar was incorporated on November 28,
1991 under Society Registration Act 1860. It's registered office
is located in Patna while it's area of operation extends to all
38 districts of Bihar.
large part of the activities of the corporation are conducted
through selected Non-Governmental Organisations and other training
institutions. Funds are obtained from Government of Bihar and
Government of India through budgetary allocations for specific
projects and covered by sanctions through Government Orders.
business of the Corporation is conducted through a Board of Directors
appointed by the Government of Bihar. The Board of Directors consists
of following Nine ex-officio members:
Secretary to Government,
of Social Welfare.
Finance or his representatives not below the Rank of Joint Secretary
Industries, Bihar or his representative not below the rank of
lady member of the IAS, not below the super time scale (Principal
Secreatary, Tourism Department)
representatives of the members / member societies / member cooperation
to be elected by in accordance with the Election rules framed
by the corporation
Managing Director of the Corporation
Improvement in the Quality of lives of poor and disadvantaged
women and adolescents in the state of Bihar.
build capacity of poor and disadvantaged women to create
their own institutions in order that they are enabled to
break down social, economic, cultural and psychological
barriers and thereby facilitate their full development into
reach out to all the poor families in 38 districts of Bihar
with focus on SC/ST, Physically handicapped and destitute
women for social, economical and political empowerment.
create or reorient democratic economic and social processes
and institutions to enable poor women to participate fully
and actively in decision making in the family and community
and at local district, state and national level.
advocate changes in government policies and programmes in
favor of disadvantaged women.
empower and sensitize the community for creating an enabling
environment in order to bridge the gap of gender inequality
and ensure the human rights.
Building through training programmes
Literacy among women
research and documentation activities
and nurture Self Help Groups
federations which can do financial intermediation and meet the
capital needs of SHGs for undertaking livelihood activities
entrepreneurship among women
margin money support to women
marketing and production related activities
empower and build women's institutions like SHGs/VO/BLO which
ensures that the process of empowerment is self sustaining.
provide support mechanisms for bringing women into the mainstream