Frequently Asked Questions

 Working Women Hostels

Punjab Day Care Fund Society

Functions and Services

Working Women Hostels

Q: Where can I find Working Women Hostels?
Working Women hostels can be found in Lahore (Model Town, Gulshan e Ravi, Township and Lawrance Road), Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Multan, Rawalpindi (Shamsabad, Khana Road), Muzzafargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Vehari, Rahim Yar Khan

Q: Who can stay in Working Women Hostels?
The women who intend to get residency in Working Women Hostel must be a Working lady working in Government or Private sector. Working Women having domicile of same district are not entertained.  Local working ladies are not prefered.

Punjab Day Care Fund Society

Q: Which organization can apply for opening a Day Care Center? 

All public sector organization ,and not for frofit organization in punjab are aligible.

Q: How to establish a Day Care Centre?

  • Application from alongwith complete check list to be submitted to PDCF Society
  • Approval from EC and BoG of PDCF Society 
  • Disbursement of 1st Installment according to the approved category of DCC   
  • Remaining installment to be released after the satisfactory report

Q: What are the check list for opening a Day Care Centre ?

      Public Sector

  • Provide organization details
  • Bank account details
  • Proposed map for DCC
  • Size of DCC (in sq.ft)
  • Building reading certificate 
  • Singed proposal by competent authority  

       Private Sector

  • Provide organization details 
  • Updated registration certificate
  • Bank account details 
  • National Tex Number (NTN)
  • Permission of DCC owned / rented by organization
  • Proposed map for DCC
  • Size of DCC (in sq.ft)
  • Required financial demand of establishment of DCC
  • Quotations of items for DCC
  • Signed proposal by competent authority

Functions and Services

Q: What are functions of Women Development Department?

Our functions under the Punjab Government Rules of Business, 2011

  • Legislation, policy formulation and sectoral planning for women development.
  • Transformation of the Government into an organization that actively practices and promotes gender equality and women empowerment.
  • Implementation of administrative and institutional reforms and departmental restructuring for promoting gender equality.
  • Mainstreaming gender equality perspective across public policies, laws, programs, and projects by departments and agencies of the Government with a focus on women empowerment.
  • Promotion, co-ordination and monitoring of execution of national and provincial policies and commitments on gender reforms and women development.
  • Provision of technical support and expertise for gender mainstreaming in all departments of the Government and its agencies.
  • Expansion of investment in women’s socio-political and economic development to achieve the goal of gender equity.
  • Collection of quantitative and qualitative data and conducting of research on the status of women in the Punjab to highlight issues at appropriate fora.
  • Building of partnership with line departments, non-governmental and civil society organizations to deliver on the rights and entitlement of women.
  • Pursuance of means and measures to increase participation of women in political process and encouragement of effective representation of women in political and administrative spheres.
  • Collaboration with legal, judicial, law enforcement and other relevant governmental and non-government agencies to facilitate women’s access to formal legal and justice system.

Q: What are services provided by Women Development Department?

Women Development department is providing following services:

  • Women Helpline 1043 for women relsted issues.
  • Creating awareness at grass root level regarding initiatives taken by government for women Empowerment.
  • Providing safe and secure residency to Working Women of Govt and private sector in Working Women Hostels established in 12 Districts.
  • Facilitating Working Women having Children by providing Day Care Services throughout Punjab.
  • Tranning workshop and seminare related to gender issues.