Swadhar [Central Scheme]
This Scheme supports to address the specific vulnerability of each of group of women in difficult circumstances through a Home-based holistic and integrated approach.
The objectives of the Schemes are : To provide primary need of shelter, food, clothing and care to the marginalized women/girls living in difficult circumstances who are without any social and economic support. To provide emotional support and counseling to such women To rehabilitate them socially and economically through education, awareness, skill up gradation and personality development through behavioral training etc. To arrange for specific clinical, legal and other support for women/girls in need of those intervention by linking and networking with other organizationals in both Govt. & Non-Govt. Sector on case to case basis To provide for help line or other facilities to such women in distress To provide such other services as will be required for the support and rehabilitation to such women in distress
This Scheme was taken-up by this department during the year 2003-2004. The proposals received from the Voluntary Originations/Non-Governmental Organizations are forwarded to the Government of India, Ministry of Women & Child Development for consideration/sanction. So far 5 (five) proposals received from NGOs/VOs have been forwarded to the Ministry. Release of grants against these projects is awaited.