GRANT-IN –AID SCHEMES
I Scheme to Promote Voluntary Action for Persons with
Scheme of Assistance to Organizations for the disabled.
Scheme of assistance to disabled persons for
purchase/fittings of Aids/ Appliances.
Scheme of assistance to voluntary organization for the
re-habilitation of leprosy cured persons.
Scheme of assistance to voluntary organizations for
special school for handicapped children.
Scheme of assistance to organizations for persons with
cerebral palsy and mental retardation.
II.Scheme of assistance to organizations for the
rehabilitation of mentally ill persons.
1. Scheme of assistance to voluntary organizations for
programmes relating to aged.
Day care center
Old age homes
Mobile Medicare units
New Institutional services for older persons
III. Scheme of assistance for the construction / expansion of
Hostel Building for Working Women with a Day care center.
Setting up employment cum income generating units for women
Scheme of support to Training and employment programme for
of assistance to voluntary organisations for education work
for prevention of Atrocities on Women.
in Support of Gender Issues.
Scheme for the Welfare of Orphans and Destitute etc.
Grant-in-aid to Orphanages.
(Transferred to Local Bodies)
One of the most important Programme for the care and
protection of the orphans and the Destitute is the Scheme
for Grant-in-aid to Orphanages and Charitable Homes.
BOARD OF CONTROL FOR ORPHANAGES AND OTHER CHARITABLE HOMES
Supervision and control of Orphanages, homes for neglected
women or children and other like institutions and for
matters connected therewith are entrusted with the Board. To
maintain or conduct a home shall take an application for a
certificate of recognition to the Board in Form A Form C
is an application for renewal of certificate of
recognition 2. Application for registration to receive
foreign contribution 1. Grant to the institution like
orphanages ,old age home etc Per head Rs.100 per month (
State Government grant)
Orphanage Control Board Members.-
I. Members elected by the members of the State
Sri. P K Abdu Rab,
Grace , Beach Road, Parappanagadi,
Sri. P T A Rahim,
Misfa, Kodhuvally, Kozhikode
Sri. N. Rajen, M.L.A.
Lal Bhavan, Kannara, Kilimanoor
Members Elected by the Managing Committee
Shri T.K.Pareekutty Haji.
Koduvally Muslim Orphanage ,
Koduvally P O, Kozhikode
Rev. P.C. Yohannan Ramban,
MGM Abhaya Bhavan, Pothampuram,
Rev. Fr. Franco KavalakkatSt.
Assumption Church Varandrarappilly, Pallykunnu,
Br. Peter Vazhaparambil
Azizzi Chruch, Pullomala, Panavooor,
Sri. T B Abdu Sathar Haji
Thajulum Orphanage, Jalaudin Svari Nagar, Valapattanam,
III. Officer in Charge of Social
Welfare Department Nominated by the State Govt.
Additional Director of Social Welfare,
Members nominated by State Govt.
Sri. T K Hamsa, MP
420 B, Manjery, Malappuram
Sri. Mamukoya Haji,
Marjan, 5/18, Eranjiplalam, Calicut – 6
Sri. Kadakkal Abdul Aziz Moulavi,
Working President, Kerala Muslim Jama-Ath Federation,
Smt. K. Madhavi,
Himabindu, Karuvassery P O
Smt. G. Sudhambika,
Smitha Bhavan, Panangadu P O,
Smt. Vijaya D Nair,
G.O (M.s) No.13/ 99/SWD Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 5-4-99
1.Sri.K.M.Sooppy, Ex.MLA Member Feroz Mansil,
Panoor P.O, Kannur.670692
Nominated by State Govt.
G.O (M.s) No.27/2000/SWD Dated.2-11-2000,
1.Sri S.Ajayakumar M.P. member - A.K.G.Mandiram,
Nominated by State Govt. As per
G.O (M.s) No.22 / 2001 / SWD Dated.27-10-2001,
1.Sri.P.J.Joy, M.L.A Puthussery
veedu, Angamally P.O. 683572
2.Sri.C, Mammutty, M.L.A Fathima manzil,
Karakkamala P.0, Mananthavady, Pin.670645
3.Sri. Saju Paul, M.L.A Panthalingal,
Vengoor P.O, Perumbavoor,
Ernakulam Pin 683546
Additional Director of Social Welfare.
Directorate of Social Welfare,
Maintenance grant for Orphanages-enhancement of Order
G.O.(R.t) 35\ 96\SWD. Dated/ 24-2-1996, Thiruvananthapuram.
Maintenance grant enhanced from Rs.85/- to Rs.100/- w.e.f
WORK FOR PREVENTION OF ATROCITIES ON WOMEN
Under this scheme grants are extended to various agencies to
conduct legal literacy camps, para legal workers training,
production of publicity material, seminars, workshops and to
promote studies on gender and violence. The focus is on
educating people on legislation and its enforcement to
prevent social crimes against women.
To promote propaganda, publicity and research work for
prevention of atrocities on women viz. rape, dowry deaths,
wife beating, alcoholism, eve-teasing etc.
Voluntary Organisations, Universities, ITIs and other
institutions of higher learning
Target Group/ Beneficiaries
Women as a class who have been subjected to deprivation,
brutality and exortion.
Pattern of assistance
Assistance will be admissible for
Production and publication of educative journals, articles,
books and publicity materials like pamphlets, booklets,
hoardings, posters, slogans etc. depicting themes of
violence against women.
Surveys, studies on particular aspects of
violence/atrocities against women. Full fledged academic
research will not be supported under this programme.
Dissemination of information or material in the form of
films/books and other material in regional language and all
activities connected therewith.
Holding of Seminars/conferences/meetings, exhibitions, film
festivals/film shows, essay/debate competitions etc.
Honorarium to Social Workers/evaluators/judges of
Holding of training camps for social and other workers,
including Government functionaries.
Legal literacy training camps/pra-legal training for women
Lok Adalats/ preparation of Legal Literacy handbooks,
guides, primers etc.
Use of traditional media for raising awareness relating to
violence against women such as street plays, puppetry and
other traditional forms
The first installment will be released as soon as possible
for the year to which the application pertains and the size
of the second installment shall be determined on the basis
of the actual expenditure of the first six months of the
The organisation working for social uplift and betterment of
women and should ordinarily be in existence for a period of
2 yers and should have one of the following characteristics
Registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860 (Act XXXI
A public Trust registered under any law for the time being
a charitable company licensed under s,25 of Companies Act,
Procedure for applying
Proposal in the prescribed format through the State
Government should be sent to
Deputy Secretary (WD)
Department of Women and Child Development
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Shasthri Bhavan, New Delhi – 110001
Tel. 011- 3381857 Fax. 011-3381800
Documents to be enclosed along with the proposal
As at S.No.7 of the application Form
Assistance to Voluntary Organisations for Education Work for
Prevention of Atrocities on Women
Name and Address of the Organisation
Nature of Organisation
Date of Establishment
Brief history and a brief account of activities of the
organisation since inception
Whether registered by any State Govt., if so by which of
the State Government
Whether recognised under Indian Societies Registration
Act (XXI) of 1860
List of papers/statement to be attached
Prospectus of the organisation or brief description of
its objects and activities
Constitution of the Board of Management and the
particular of each member
Constitution of the Organisation
A copy of the annual report for the previous year
A copy of each of the receipt and disbursement statement
and balance sheet for the previous year certified by a
Chartered Accountant or a Government Auditor
Detailed Budget estimates for the year for which grant
is required giving item-wise expenditure
A Statement indicating the sources from which the
counter-part expenditure is yet to met
Information relating to the grant received or request
there of made, if any to other bodies eg. University,
Central/State Government. Central Social Welfare Board
or Local Bodies/Quasi Government Institutions for the
purpose. The decision of these bodies on such request
should be communicated to te Department. List of
additional papers if any;
Has the organisation applied for or Received assistance
from the State/Central Social Welfare Board for
awareness Generation Camps /Public Co-operation Camps ?
If so give details
Additional information if any
signature of the Secretary/President
of the Organisation (with stamp)
A scheme for Women in Difficult Circumstances
Although Indian family as a social institution is well known
for the emotional and physical support that it provides to
its extended members, many a time it fails to respond to the
needs of women, specially for women in difficult
circumstance like widows, destitute and deserted women,
women ex-prisoners, victims of sexual abuse and crimes,
including those trafficked and rescued from brothels,
migrant or refugee women who have been rendered homeless due
to natural calamities like flood, cyclone, earthquake,
mentally challenged women, women victims of terrorist
violence etc. Often the support of immediate or extended
family are not available due to reasons ranging from
economic instability of the family to provide such support
to the breakdown of joint family system to the social bias
against the marginalized women as also the attitude and
value attached to such women. Sometimes society itself
drives such women out of the system to lead lives of sub
human existence. More often vulnerable women in distress end
up as beggars or prostitutes for their own survival and at
times for survivals and maintenance of their dependent
Very limited State intervention available through old age
home, short stay home, Nari Niketan etc, cover only a fringe
of the problems of such women. Therefore a scheme known as
‘Swadhar’ has been designed with a more flexible and
innovative approach to cater to the requirement of various
types of women in distress in diverse situations under
different conditions. The Swadhar Scheme purports to
address the specific vulnerability of each of group of women
in difficult circumstances through a Home-based holistic and
The following shall be the objectives of the scheme:
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
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 organizations in both Govt. & Non-
Govt. sector on case to case basis;
To provide for help line or other facilities to such women
in distress; and
To provide such other services as will be required for the
support and rehabilitation to such women in distress.
The following shall be the target group beneficiaries of the
Widows deserted by their families and relatives and left
uncared near religious places where they are victims of
Women prisoners released from jail and without family
Women survivors of natural disaster who have been rendered
homeless and are without any social and economic support;
Trafficked women/girls rescued or runaway from brothels or
other places or women/girl victims of sexual crimes who
are disowned by family or who do not want to go back to
respective family for various reasons;
Women victims of terrorist/extremist violence
who are without any family support and without any economic
means for survival;
Mentally challenged women (except for the
psychotic categories who require care in
specialized environment in mental hospitals) who are
without any support of family or relatives.
Women with HIV/AIDS deserted by their family or women who
have lost their husband due to HIV/AIDS and are without
social/economic support; or
placed women in difficult circumstances.
The implementing agencies can be the Social Welfare/
Women and Child Welfare Department of State Government,
Women’s Development Corporations, Urban Local Bodies,
reputed Public/Private Trust or Voluntary Organistions who
are willing to take up the responsibility of rehabilitating
such women. The organization must have adequate experience
and expertise of taking up such works of rehabilitation.
E. Eligibility Conditions
The implementing organizations must fulfill the following
The organisation should be registered under law and must
have a properly constituted Managing Body with its powers,
duties and responsibilities clearly defined and laid down in
The organization must not work for the profit of any
individual or body of individuals;
It should ordinarily have three years experience after its
Its financial position should be sound;
It should have facilities, resources, experience and
personnel to initiate the scheme for which assistance is