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Panaji, May 22, 2020

Jyaistha 1, 1942


          Ministry of Women and Child Development has introduced the Swadhar Greh Scheme which targets the women victims of unfortunate circumstances who are in need of institutional support for rehabilitation so that they could lead their life with dignity.

          Under the Scheme, Swadhar Greh will be set up in both the district (i.e. North Goa District and South Goa District) with capacity of 30 women to cater to the primary need of shelter, food, clothing, medical treatment and care of the women in distress and who are without any social and economic support, to provide them with legal aid and guidance to enable them to take steps for their readjustment in family / society.

          Grant – in – aid under Swadhar Greh Scheme can be given to institutions running Shelter Home for Women like State Government agencies including Women Development Corporations established by the State Governments, Central or State Autonomous Bodies, Municipal Bodies, Cantonment Boards, Panchayati Raj Institutions and co-operative institutions, Public Trusts registered under any law for the time being in force, Civil Society Organizations such as NGOs etc. Having proven track record of working in the fields of women’s welfare /social welfare / women’s education subject to the condition that such organization is registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860 or any relevant State Act.

          For more details about this scheme and for application form contact the Directorate of Women and Child Development, Old Education Building, 2nd Floor, 18th June Road, Panaji during office hours on any working days or may visit on the website of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (http://wcd.nic.in/schemes/swadhar-greh). The last date for submission of application is June 30, 2020.