Scheme for the welfare of children in need of care and protection.
SCHEME FOR CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF DESTITUTE CHILDREN:
The scheme is for taking care of orphan and destitute children. Financial assistance is given to registered voluntary organisations working in the field of child welfare for a period of at least 3 years to run destitute cottages for the care and maintenance of destitute children, with a unit comprising of 25 children. 90% of the unit cost as per schematic pattern is sanctioned by the state government and the remaining 10% is borne by the NGO. The NGO is eligible for maintenance grant @ Rs.400/- p.m. per child (including the salary of the staff approved in the scheme) and rent @ Rs.50/- p.m. per child. At present 269 cottages are functioning in the State.
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