Swadhar Greh


I. To provide immediate shelter, food, clothing and care to women in crisis.
II. To arrange for specific clinical, legal support in coordination with Local/ State administration.
III. To coordinate in rehabilitating women in crisis.

Target Group:

i. Widows deserted by their families and relatives
ii. Women prisoners not accepted by the families
iii. Women survivors of natural calamity.
iv. Trafficked women/girls rescued from brothels.
v. Women victims of terrorist violence.
vi. Mentally challenged women
vii. Women with HIV/AIDS & deserted by their family.
viii. Any other category of women who are in distress. The detailed list of Swadhar Shelter Homes in the State is attached in Annexure-3.

Facilities provided in the Swadhar Shelter Homes

• Provision for food, shelter and clothing for the women and their children below the age of 18 years free of cost.
• Counselling for the women in difficult circumstances.
• Clinical, Legal and other support for women in difficult circumstances.
• Training for the economic empowerment and rehabilitation of such women.
• Helpline facilities.
• Following are the budget provisions for the different categories of Swadhar Shelter Homes

Number of inmates

Budgetary provision


Rs1838000('A' Grade City)


Rs1598000('B' Grade City)


Rs1454000 (Other Places)


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