Schemes :

  • National Crèche Scheme.
  • Family Counselling Centers.
  • Swadhar Greh.


With increasing employment opportunities for women and the growing need to supplement household income, more and more women are entering the job market. With the breaking up of joint family system and the increasing number of nuclear families, working women need support in terms of quality, substitute care for their young children while they are at work. Crèche and Day Care Services are not required by working mothers but also women belonging to poor families, who require support and relief for childcare as they struggle to cope with burden of activities, within and outside the home.Under this scheme children in the age group of 0-6 years are provided Nutrition. The children are also being imparted pre-primary education through play-way method. An Expenditure of Rs. 1,51,660/- per annum is being spent on every crèche. Besides an amount of 10,000/- is also sanctioned during the first year for purchase of equipment etc. Budget pattern on expenditure is 80:10:10  on the scheme is being met by the Ministry of Women & Child Development Government of India through Administrative Department Social Welfare Department.


Under this scheme a grant of 3.20 lakh is provided to an NGO/Voluntary Organization for setting up of a Family Counseling Centre to provide counseling to women to sort out their family / matrimonial disputes. Each Family Counseling Centers is provided 2 qualified Counselors, one Typist and one Peon.


Presently, there are 2 Swadhar Greh being funded by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India Neha Ghar, being run by NGOs ASHI (Association for Social Health in India)  at Jammu and another  run by Border Development Council  Karnah Kupwara (Kashmir).