SWADHAR GREHA (SNEHALAY)
Plot No. 31-X, Karkardooma Institutional Area, Delhi-110092.
Dakshata Samiti is running a short stay home for women, called
“SNEHALAY” under the scheme of the Central Social Welfare Board. The
short stay home was established on 8th August 2000. It provides
shelter to women in distress due to family problems like domestic
violence, dowry harassment, rape, mental strain, social ostracism,
exploitation & other causes. Under the provisions of the scheme
shelter is provided to women for maximum of three years. During their
stay the inmates are provided physical & psychological assistance. The
short stay home functions efficiently under the overall personal
supervision of our President Suman Krishna Kant, with the assistance
of its Convenor Kanwaljit Kaur who takes good care of the inmates.
Apart from the counselors there is a warden, a rehabilitation officer,
an accountant & a guard in the home. Counseling is given to the
inmates to rehabilitate them. Various training programs are conducted
for the benefit of the inmates to equip them with requisite skills for
employment. Certificates are awarded on completion of the course. The
inmates are also encouraged to take part in cultural activities like
yoga, singing, dancing & drama. National festivals are observed.
Arrangements have also been made with Hedgewar hospital to provide
medical facilities to the inmates as & when required. An inmate is
always accompanied by the warden on a visit to the hospital.
All the General Body Meetings of MDS are held at Snehalay, Delhi.
At the Bhoomi Puja of Snehalay. Seen
here are President of MDS, Suman Krishan Kant,
former Vice President of MDS Kailash
Rekhi and members of the Samiti.
Former First Lady
of India Usha Narayanan, President of MDS Suman Krishan Kant, former
Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit and former Vice President of
MDS Kailash Rekhi at the Inauguration of Snehalay, Delhi.
President of MDS
Suman Krishan Kant giving an award to a deserving candidate who
completed the vocational course at Snehalay. Also seen are former Vice
President of India Krishan Kant and former First Lady of India Usha
Holi with Snehalaya Convenor Kanwaljit Kaur