Karnataka State Backward Classes Commission recommended the State Government to create a separate Secretariat and Ministry for the alround Development of Backward Classes people comprising of about 55% of the State’s total population.
Accordingly a separate Secretariat called as “Backward Classes Welfare Department” was created Vide G.O No:¹D¸ÀÄE 394 ¸ÀC¸ÉÃ 2012 dated:4th August 2012. The Administrative set up of this Secretariat is as follows:
Backward Classes Welfare Department’s Secretariat is headed by IAS Officer as Secretary /Principal Secretary.
He is assisted by
1 Deputy Secretary,
2 Under Secretaries,
3 Section Officers with necessary supporting staff.