Thursday, 15 March 2018

Number of women beneficiaries under Swadhar Greh Scheme rises to 17291

Ministry of Women and Child Development
 Number of women beneficiaries under Swadhar Greh Scheme rises to 17291
15 MAR 2018

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing the Swadhar Greh Scheme which targets the women victims of difficult circumstances who are in need of institutional support for rehabilitation so that they could lead their life with dignity. The Scheme envisages providing shelter, food, clothing and health as well as economic and social security for these women. The Ministry is also managing "Child Protection Services" wherein it provides financial assistance to the States/UTs for setting up and maintenance of various types of Child Care Institutions (CCIs).

Details of the number of women beneficiaries under Swadhar Greh Scheme for 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 are as below:


Year2015- 162016- 172017-18   
( as on 09.03.2018)
Number of Beneficiaries143781653017291

This information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Dr. Virendra Kumar in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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