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 Rajni Tayal 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.