Draft Policy on Transgender Persons: SWD seeks views of stakeholders

JAMMU: The Government is in the process of formulating a holistic welfare policy for the transgender persons in the state.

The policy is aimed at providing a legal framework for the welfare of transgender persons including their social inclusion, education, employment, healthcare and other related issues.

The Social Welfare Department has put the Draft Policy in public domain to solicit views and suggestions of the stakeholders.

The Draft Policy is available on official website of the Department atwww.jksocialwelfare.nic.in.

Suggestions in this regard can be sent within 15 days to Director Social Welfare Kashmir/Jammu by hand or mailed at socialwelfare.adm@gmail.com.


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