Welfare services

Chandigarh grants Rs 20,000 aid each to 12 institutions

Chandigarh grants Rs 20,000 aid each to 12 institutions

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 19

UT Adviser Manoj Parida today granted an aid of Rs20,000 each to various voluntary organisations and institutions for providing welfare services in the UT.

Under the grant-in-aid scheme of the Department of Social Welfare Women and Child Development, UT, Rs20,000 is being provided to eligible registered voluntary and social welfare institutions that render welfare services to men, women, children, youth, physically and mentally handicapped persons, delinquents, aged and infirm.

During the current financial year 2020-21, the UT Administration has approved release of grant-in-aid to 12 voluntary organisations - Survival of Young and Adolescent Foundation, Indian National Portage Association (INPA), Sadhna Society for the Mentally Handicapped, People for Human Rights Council, Holiday Home Society, National Association for the Blind, Acharyakul Chandigarh, Jan Jagriti Society, Capital Christian Welfare Association, Servants of the People Society, Invisible Hands Foundations and the Citizen Welfare Association - for providing welfare services under the scheme.

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