Swadhar Greh (Shakti Sadan-1)
NSP Swadhar Home in Dayavihar has been providing vital assistance to women who are facing difficulties. This project is supported by the Department of Women & Child Development, Govt. of Odisha, and its primary objective is to provide women with the necessary requirements, such as shelter, food, clothing, medical treatment, and emotional support, so that they can regain their emotional strength and rebuild their lives with dignity. In addition to the basic facilities, the Swadhar Greh also offers legal aid and guidance to women to help them reintegrate into their family and society. Vocational training in tailoring, knitting work, applique making, and wick rolling are also provided to the inmates after a thorough Training Needs Assessment (TNA) to improve their skills and enable them to be economically rehabilitated. The children of the inmates are provided with formal education at the nearby school and Anganwadi Center. NSP has also arranged recreational facilities for the inmates, such as a TV set, newspapers, magazines, and counselling and entertainment events. The Swadhar Home has the intake capacity of 50 women and covers an area of 11,620 sq. ft. This includes dormitories, open spaces, a kitchen, a store room, a training hall, and recreation areas, among other amenities. To ensure the efficient management of the home and its services, the Swadhar Greh has a team comprising a Superintendent, Counselor, DEO, Doctor, Guard, and Watchman. The project has been critical in providing a safe and secure space for women who need support and care to rebuild their lives with confidence.
- Since its inception (2004), the Swadhar Greh has provided shelter to total 917 beneficiaries.
- During the reporting period, 18 women out of 50 inmates (sheltered) have been rehabilitated who maintain a standard life.
- The inmates have received vocational trainings on tailoring, appliqué making and wick-rolling