Gursharan Kaur Randhawa appointed as Chairperson of Social Welfare board.
Punjab State Social Welfare Board (PSSWB), Chandigarh was set up in October 1954 by State Govt. in consultation with Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi with an object to develop welfare programmes for the women, children and handicapped through the network of voluntary organizations working in the state of Punjab. The Board provides financial assistance to the voluntary organizations under various schemes provided by Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi and State Govt. in order to facilitate and strengthen their role in empowering women through education and training, through collective mobilization and awareness creation.