Attached Department & Special Institution

Women Development Department and Its Functional units





Directorate of Women Development Punjab (Attached Department)

The Directorate of Women Development ,Punjab aims to function as a dedicated arm of the Goverment of the Punajb with the mandate of handling the issues related to Gender and Development and to speared gender mianstreaming activities in whole of the provivence.The DWD besides its administrative and financial matters is mandated to manage the work of the Working Women Hostels (WWH), Punjab Day Care Fund Society (PDCF), Punjab Working Women Endowment Fund (PWWEF) and Annual Development Program. Moreover, the Directorate has recently been assigned the task to conduct Duktaran-e-Pakistan trainings in collaboration with various academic institutions of the province as a part of awareness campaign.

  • Organogram Directorate of Women Development Punjab



Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (Special Institution)


The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) is a statutory body that is mandated to monitor the government’s initiatives, assess implementation of pro-women policies, recommend changes to the requisite department, review and recommend amendments to laws, policies and programs along with promote gender equality under national law and international covenants. PCSW is also assigned to steer research to generate information with strategic actions for women empowerment. The Commission has the power to call upon departments for information and data collection. In this regard, the Gender Management Information System and the Punjab Women’s Helpline 1043 - are two major functional arms of the Commission.

  • Organogram PCSW