Welcome to Public Assistance Department
The Public Assistance Department commonly known as “Provedoria” was set up by the Erstwhile Portuguese Government in 1947 by an Enactment No. 1200 dated 7.8.1947. By Legislature Enactment No. 1984 dated 14.4.1960, the Department became an autonomous body. The major policy decisions are directed by the Government of Goa.