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Govt. of West Bengal

Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare

Village Convergence and Facilitation Service (VCFS)


Village Convergence and Facilitation Service (VCFS)

The three high burden districts (HBD) identified by the Ministry of Women and Child Development for implementation of VCFS are Birbhum, DakshinDinajpur and Purulia in ten (10) Gram Panchayats of each districts for the year 2016-2017 where serious intervention is required in terms of women’s health education and work participation, child marriage and human trafficking. The VCFS will focus on convergence and therefore all existing committees at the local level like Child Protection Committee are to be aligned with this service.

Kolkata is identified by the Ministry of Women and Child Development for implementation of VCFS in ten (10) wards for the year 2016-2017 where serious intervention is required in terms of sex selective elimination, lower Child Sex Ratio, survival & protection of Girl child, women’s health, education and work participation. The VCFS will focus on convergence and therefore all existing committees at the ward level Child Protection Committee are to be aligned with this service.