Child Welfare : State Schemes

1. Creche for State Government Employees’ Children

Indian Council for Social Welfare an located at Lachumiere runs a Creche
Indian Council for Child Welfare an NGO located at Lachumiere runs a Creche for the benefit of the State Govt. Employees’ children covering 30 nos. of beneficiaries. The Social Welfare Department provides financial assistance to the NGO in the form of grants-in-aid.

2. Grant-in-aid to NGO's for services of children in need of care and protection

Children in need of care and protection

Financial assistance is given to voluntary organizations working for the welfare and development of children in rural areas like crèches, orphanages etc. The department also motivates the non-governmental organizations to take up other schemes such as foster care, adoption services.

 

List of NGOs recommended for receiving Grant-in-aid during 2016-2017 (Plan and Non Plan) under welfare of the Aged, Infirm and the Destitute Sector in Meghalaya
Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Activities Plan/ Non Plan
East Khasi Hills District, Shillong
1. Sister of Charity Mercy Home, Demthring Maintenance of Old Age Home Plan
West Garo Hills District, Tura
2. St.Xavier Society of Christ Jesus I/c Aged, Infirm and Destitute Maintenance of Day Care Centre Plan
West Jaintia Hills District, Jowai
3. Society for Urban and Rural Empowerment, Unitarian Church Campus, Iawmusiang, Jowai Awareness Programme for care and support for the Old Age Plan
List of NGOs recommended for receiving Grant In Aid under Anti Drugs Programme During 2016-2017
Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Purpose Plan/ Non Plan
East Khasi Hills District, Shillong
1. Agency for Sustainable Development Initiatives, Pynthorbah, Shillong. Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse, Alcoholisms & Other Social Evils Plan
2. Kristy Youth Welfare Organisation, Nongkrem. Seminar on Drug Abuse Plan
3. KJP Assembly SELDA, New Hope Centre, Shillong. Organise Training Programme for Substance Abuse/ Advocacy Meeting on Drug Abuse Plan
4. Social Service Committee, Tyrna Workshop on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Plan
5. Reach Shillong Ministries Coping skills against Substance Abuse for Women Plan
6. Social Service Centre, Archbishop House, Shillong. Training on Drug Abuse, Training on main streaming on HIV/AIDS & Mobile Clinic Plan
7. Khasi Cultural and Social Service Society, Mawsynram. Organising the Village Level Awareness Programme on HIV/AIDS Plan
8. Seng Samla Shnong Wahkdait, Pynursla Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse Plan
9. Phlangtyngor Seng Bhalang Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse and Alcoholism Plan
10. Kripa Foundation Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse Plan
11. Sohiong Child Development Centre (A Unit of Agency for Sustainable Initiatives) KJP Synod Sepngi **services* Plan
East Garo Hills District, Williamnagar
1. Kusimkolgri Youth Association, Williamnagar. Conducting Anti-Drugs campaign works against Anti-Social element etc. Plan
2. Balsrigittim Youth Club, Williamnagar Conducting precaution on HIV and Anti Drugs etc. Plan
3. Rongmadot Chimik Women’s Self Help Group, Balsrigittim Organised Awareness Programmes on Anti-Social Activities etc. among the women folk Plan
Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh
1. Ri Bhoi Area Welfare Association, Umsning Conducting one day seminar on Drug Abuse & other Social Evils in five different places Plan
South West Khasi Hills District, Mawkyrwat
1. Seng Samla Mawkyrwat Pres. Social Organisation, Mawkyrwat 2 Days Counselling and Training Programme on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Plan
2. Rangthong Village Women Welfare Organisation Awareness programme on “Drug Abuse and Social Evil” Plan
List of NGOs recommended for receiving Grant in Aid under Anti Drugs Programme during 2016-2017
Sl. No. West Jaintia Hills District, Jowai
1. Social and Economic Life Development Association (Break Through Centre) Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Synod Mihngi. Prevention of Alcoholism and Substances Abuse Maintenance of On-Going Project, De-addiction Centre Plan
2. Voluntary Health Association of Meghalaya, Jowai Awareness Programme Plan
3. Namdong Christian Club, Namdong A Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Drug Abuse Plan
4. Khimusniang Women Welfare Organisation Anti-Drug abuse or Other Social Evil Plan
List of NGOs recommended for receiving Grant In Aid under Child Welfare during 2016-2017
Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Purpose Plan/ Non Plan
A West Garo Hills District, Tura
1. St. Joseph’s Mission Home, Selsella Maintenance of Mission Home Plan
2. Assumption Mission Home, Tikrikilla Maintenance of Mission Home Plan
3. St. Micheal’s Mission Home, Rabhagre Maintenance of Mission Home Plan
4. Sacred Heart Girls Home, Rabhagre Maintenance of Mission Home Plan
5. St. Xavier’s Girls Home, Chandmary, Tura Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
B East Garo Hills District, Williamnagar
1. Holy Family Mission Home, Rongjeng The objective of the scheme is to rehabilitate the destitute children as normal citizen. The scheme includes ameliorative, service of food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, education, vocational training facilities, development of mind and body to free them from moral danger. Plan
2. St. Paul’s Mission Home, Mangsang Maintenance of Children Home Plan
3. St. Mary’s Girls Home, Mangsang Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
4. St. Thomas Girls Home, Songsak Bonegre Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
5. St. Francis Mission Home, Songsak Bonegre Maintenance of Children Home Plan
6. Nirmala Girls Home, Samanda Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
7. Sacred Heart Mission Home, Williamnagar Maintenance of Boys Home Plan
C North Garo Hills District, Resubelpara
1. Don Bosco Mission Home, Mendal The objective of the scheme is to rehabilitate the destitute children as normal citizen. The scheme includes ameliorative, service of food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, education, vocational training facilities, development of mind and body to free them from moral danger. Plan
2. Resurrection Mission Home, Resubelpara The objective of the scheme is to rehabilitate the destitute children as normal citizen. The scheme includes ameliorative, service of food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, education, vocational training facilities, development of mind and body to free them from moral danger. Plan
3. Providence Girls Home, Chima Impel Gairong Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
4. Camino Girls Home, Mendal Maintenance of the hostel Plan
5. St. Thomas Girls Home, Resubelpara Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
D Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh
1. Epiphany Children’s Home, Mawbri The objective of the scheme is to rehabilitate the destitute children as normal citizen. The scheme includes ameliorative, service of food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, education, vocational training facilities, development of mind and body to free them from moral danger. Plan
2. S.F.S. Girls Home, Byrnihat Maintenance of Girls Hostel Plan
E East Khasi Hills District, Shillong
1. St. John Bosco Girls Orphanage, Cherrapunjee The objective of the scheme is to rehabilitate the destitute children as normal citizen. The scheme includes ameliorative, service of food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, education, vocational training facilities, development of mind and body to free them from moral danger. Plan
2. Pynthor Women Social Welfare Organisation, Pynthor Maintenance of Creche  
3. Pyngka Village Women Welfare Organisation, Pyngka Maintenance of Creche  
4. Seng Treilang Ki Kynthei Madan Riat Laban, Shillong Maintenance of Creche  
F South Garo Hills District, Baghmara
1. St. Francis Mission Home, Nongalbibra Boarding expenses, clothing, Fuel, Health care facilities, Medical expenses, Water, Electricity, Sports & repairs Salaries, wages stationeries. Plan
G South West Garo Hills District, Ampati
1. Sacred Heart Girls’ Home, Ampati Maintenance of Girls Home Plan
H South West Khasi Hills District, Mawkyrwat
1. Seng Samla Mawkyrwat Pres. Social Organisation, Mawkyrwat Awareness Programme on Child Abuse and Child Marriage Plan
  Total    
I West Jaintia Hills District, Jowai
1. NEIMA Unit, Sahsniang Child Welfare Plan
List of NGOs recommended for receiving Grant In Aid under Welfare for Persons with Disabilities during 2016-2017
Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Purpose Plan/ Non Plan
A West Garo Hills District, Tura
1. Handicapped Welfare Association, Tura Organize awareness programmes on disability Plan
B East Garo Hills District, Williamnagar
1. Ferrando Memorial Educational and Social Welfare Society, Denggagre It works in the field of education for the children and disabled students to promote their future lives Plan
2. Disabled Social Welfare Association, Rongjeng The association works for the welfare of disabled persons to change the life style and encouraging in education Plan
C Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh
1. Ferrando Speech and Hearing Centre, Umniuh Khwan, Ri Bhoi District Maintenance of the school and home for the speech and hearing impaired Plan
D West Khasi Hills District, Nongstoin
1. Mairang Vidyajyoti Inclusive School Awareness programme for welfare of Persons with Disabilities provide tailoring, embroidery, handicraft etc. Plan
2. Agency for Sustainable Development Initiatives, Mairang To organise workshop on Legal rights and Acts for the members of the Block Disabled people’s Organisation in 30 villages Plan
3. Fatima Organisation Nongkasen Community Based Rehabilitation programme in 32 villages in Mawthadraishan Block Plan
4. Nongstoin Social Services Society Community Based Rehabilitation programme in 30 villages of Nongstoin Block Plan
5. Wellspring Social Service Society Vocational Training Plan
E South West Khasi Hills District, Mawkyrwat
1. Bethany Society Mawkyrwat Training, Capacity Building and Facilitating Community Organisation for providing care & support to PWDs through CBR approach in 36 villages of Mawkyrwat C&RD Block of South West Khasi Hills Plan
2. Challenge Physical Disability Society Umdohlun Area Assessment Camp at Umdohlun Area Plan
F West Jaintia Hills District, Jowai
1. Social and Economic Life Development Association (Differently Able School) Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Synod Mihngi For Running Differently Able School Plan
G East Khasi Hills District, Shillong
1. Roilang Livelihood Academy, Lady Veronica Lane, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-3 Vocational Training for Disabled Plan
List of NGOs recommended for receiving Grant In Aid under Women Welfare during 2016-2017
Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Purpose Plan/ Non Plan
A West Garo Hills District, Tura
1. Women’s Social Welfare Organisation, Tura **services* Plan
2. St. Xavier’s Society of Christ Jesus Maintenance of St. Xavier’s Society of Christ Jesus Plan
3. Magupara Kasturba Gram Seva Kendra under Kasturba Gandhi National Movement Trust, N. E. Zone, Guwahati Weaving Training Centre Plan
B East Garo Hills District, Williamnagar
1. Jambal Kasturba Gram Seva Kendra, Rongjeng Women welfare for craft training centre Plan
2. Warima Women Self Help Group Women welfare for weaving and handicraft Plan
3. Samapal Chiring Women Self Help Group Women welfare for weaving and tailoring Plan
4. Nengsanggre Women Self Help Group, Williamnagar Women welfare for weaving and tailoring Plan
5. Daringgre Mahila Samity, Rongreng Chidekgre To conduct Anti-Element Awareness Camp Plan
6. North Eastern Regional Domestic Workers Movement, C/o Ferrando Memo. Training Centre, Denggagre Women Welfare for Tailoring training Plan
C Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh
1. Seng Bhalang Ki Longkmie, Umtarlen For maintenance of Vocational Training on Weaving Trade Plan
D South West Khasi Hills District, Mawkyrwat
1. Seng Kynthei Shnong Mawlangwir Seminar on “Dating and Sexual Relationship among Adolescent Students of Mawlangwir Village” Plan
E East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat
1. Tuber Kasturba Gram Seva, East Jaintia Hills Weaving Training Plan
F West Jaintia Hills District, Jowai
1. Seng Kynjoh Shaphrang Ki Kynthai Kyndong Tuber Vocational Training on Tailoring Plan
2. Mihmyntdu Community Social Welfare Association, Jowai Tailoring Centre for Women in Need for Care & Protection Plan
3. Seng Kynthei Lumkhudung Maintenance of Training Centre for Young Women Plan
G East Khasi Hills District, Shillong
1. Laitkroh Kasturba Gram Seva Kendra, P.O. Mawkdok Weaving Training for Women Plan
2. Community Upliftment Association, Shillong Vocational Training Plan
3. Tyrna Youth Welfare & Development Society Vocational Training Programme on Women Plan
4. WISE, Laitumkhrah, Shillong Skills Training for candle making, tailoring and embroidery Plan
5. Kayzey Society Mawngap Mawsmai Vocational Training in computer skills Plan

List of application forms under various schemes
1) State Scheme

  • Renewal application form for Book grant/ Uniform grant/ Convergence allowance/ and unemployment allowance
  • Application form for vocational training for disabled
  • Application form for Computer Programming for destitute women
  • Application form for vocational training for self-employment for destitute orphans/ widow and deserted marginalized women.

For details contact:
Office of the Director of Social Welfare, Lower Lachumiere, Shillong-793001, Telephone: 0364-2225187(O)
Office of the District Social Welfare Officer’s, Shillong/ Tura/ Jowai/ Nongstoin/ Ri Bhoi/ Williamnagar/ Baghmara/Mawkyrwat/ Khliehriat/ Resubelpara/ Ampati. Office of the Superintendent Training Centre, Self Employment for Women Shillong/ Tura/ Jowai.

2. Central Schemes (Govt. of India)
Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • Grants-in-aid for NGO’s for the welfare of Schedule Tribes
  • Grants-in-aid under the scheme of vocational training centres in Tribal Areas.

For details contact:
Office of the District Social Welfare Officer’s, Shillong/ Tura/ Jowai/ Nongstoin/ Ri Bhoi/ Williamnagar/ Baghmara/ Mawkyrwat/ Khliehriat/ Resubelpara/ Ampati. Office of the Director of Social Welfare, Lower Lachumiere Shillong-793001.
Telephone: 0364-2225187(O)
Fax No.: 0364-225187
Email: dte_swmeg(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in
Website: www.meghalaya.nic.in
Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India, Shastri Bhavan New Delhi-110001
website:http://www.tribal.nic.in
B. Ministry of Women and Child Development

  • Grants-in-aid to voluntary organizations from National Children’s fund for implementing programmes in the field of Child Welfare
  • Scheme of Swadhar
  • Central scheme of Organisational Assistance to major voluntary social welfare organisations
  • Application for Loan from R.M.K. (Rashtriya Mahila Kosh)
  • Grants-in-aid under Central scheme for construction/ expansion of hostel building for Working Women’s Hostel with a Day-Care-Centre.
  • Scheme of Prevention and Control of Juvenile Social Maladjustment.
  • Grant-in-aid under the scheme for the welfare of Street children

For details contact:
Ministry of Women and Child Development
Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi
website:http://www.wcd.nic.in
Office of the Director of Social Welfare, Lower Lachumiere Shillong-793001
Telephone No.:0364-2225187(O)
Fax No.: (0364) 225187
Email: dte_swmeg(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in
Office of the District Social Welfare Officer, Shillong/ Tura/ Jowai/ Nongstoin/ Ri Bhoi/ Williamnagar/ Baghmara/ Mawkyrwat/ Khliehriat/ Resubelpara/ Ampati
C. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India

  • Scheme for Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse
  • Deen Dayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme
  • Welfare of Person with Cerebral Palsy and Mental Retardation
  • Rehabilitation of Leprosy affected persons
  • Grant-in-aid to voluntary organisation for other backward classes
  • Welfare programme to the Aged
  • Grant-in-aid to voluntary organisation working for the welfare of Scheduled Caste.

List of other Prominent Non Governmental Organisations

Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Activities
1. Bosco Reach Out, Shillong Social & Economic Employments
2. North East Network, Shillong Women issues
3. Impule Network, Shillong Child Rights
4. NEIDAC, Shillong Drug Abuse Prevention Programme
5. Mary Rice Centre for Special Social Welfare, Shillong School for mentally challenged
6. Indian Council of Child Welfare, Shillong Crèche
List of NGOs that gets Grant-in-aid from the Central Government
Sl. No. Name & Address of NGOs Activities
1. Ramkrishna Mission, Cherrapunjee Maintenance of Residential School
2. Ramkrishna Mission, Laitumkhrah Maintenance of Computer Training and Library
3. Nongkrem Youth Development Association, Nongkrem Maintenance of Vocational Training
4. Dwar Jingkyrmen School for Children in need of Special Education, Stoney Land, Laitumkhrah, Shillong Maintenance of School for Mentally Retarded
5. Bethany Society for the Welfare of Disabled Laitumkhrah, Shillong Maintenance of School for the Hearing Impaired
6. Monfort Centre for Social Welfare, Tura
Special School for Disabled Persons
7. ASHA Rehabilitation Centre, Happy Valley, Shillong School/ Vocational Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities
8. Society for the Welfare of the Disabled  
a). School and Centre for Hearing Handicapped, Laitumkhrah Maintenance of School for the Hearing Handicapped
b). Mary Rice Centre for Special Education, Laitumkhrah Maintenance of School for the Cerebral Palsy/ Mentally retarded

Schemes and Programmes Implemented by Social Welfare Department
State Scheme Welfare of Handicapped

  • Scholarship to Physically Handicapped Students
  • Grant in aid to Voluntary Organisations
  • Assistance to Physically Handicapped Persons for Vocational Training/ for Self Employment
  • Implementation of the Disability Act, 1995
  • Rehabilitation Treatment for the Disabled
  • Celebration of World Disabled Day
  • NPRPD – National Programme for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities
  • Chief Minister Social assistance Scheme to the Disabled implemented through the Office of Commissioner for disabilities.

Child Welfare

  • Grant-in-aid to Voluntary Organisations Working in the field of Child Welfare
  • Creches for State Govt. Employee's Children
  • State Commission for Protection of Child Right (SCPCR) Shillong.

Women Welfare

  • Training Centre for Self Employment for Women in Need of Care and Protection
  • Assistance to Voluntary Organisations for Setting up Training Centres for women and care of their children
  • National Plan of Action on Women’s Policy and Empowerment
  • Meghalaya State Commission for Women
  • Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
  • Domestic Violence Protection Act
  • Combating trafficking of women and children and implementation of Immoral Traffic Prevention Act
  • Dowry Prohibition Act
  • Prevention of Sexual Harassment of women at work place

Welfare of Aged, Infirm and Destitutes

  • National Plan of Action for Women Grant In Aids For Voluntary Organisation For Care of Destitute, Widows, Aged And Infirm Women
  • Medical Treatment for The Aged
  • International Day of Older Persons.
  • Chief Minister’s Social Assistance to the Infirms and Widows.

Correctional Services

  • Grant in aid to Voluntary Organisations for Protective Homes and Anti Drug Campaign
  • Celebration of Anti Drug Day
  • Intervention Programmes for Drug Abuse

Special Nutrition Programmes

  • Supplementary Nutrition in Urban Areas
  • Supplementary Nutrition Programme for ICDS Scheme

Centrally Sponsored Schemes
Child Welfare

Integrated Child Development Services Scheme

  • Non-formal Pre-school Education
  • Supplementary Nutrition Programme in ICDS
  • Immunisation and Health Check-up
  • National Nutrition Mission/ Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls (NPAG)
  • Training Programme for Anganwadi Workers/ Helpers
  • Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS)
  • National and State Awards to AWWs/ Helpers under ICDS Scheme

Welfare of Handicapped

  • Grant in aids under Deen Dayal Disabled rehabilitation scheme Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Govt. of India.

Women Related Schemes

  • Swardhar/ Short Stay Home
  • Working Women’s Hostel (WWH)
  • Grant in aid to NGO working for the welfare of Schedule Tribes
  • State Resource Centre for Women.
  • One Stop Centre for Women
  • Women Helpline