Supporting Survivors of Violence

Women’s Support Organisations in Punjab

The addresses, services, phone numbers of support organisations and govt. officials have been compiled from a variety of sources. Some of the phones or addresses might have changed and new organisations may have come up. We will keep updating them. We hope that women’s groups and others will send us information. .

The listing has been arranged according to the city or town which is followed by categories of organisations. For example, if you want a list of organisations in a city, first click on the name. It will take you to another page with organisations separated by their services like:

 

  • Health
  • Education
  • Counseling
  • Drug Addiction
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Government Bodies

Please click on the name of the city/town nearest to you:



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Amritsar


All India Women Conference

Sharifpura Chowk. G.T. Road, Amritsar
Kind of Specialized Training: Training in Tailoring and Embroidery, Fabric Painting and Dress Designing, English and Punjabi Stenography Course, Food and Fruit Preservation Course, Hair and Skin Care Course, Computer Training, Hobby Classes, Craft Classes and Apprenticeship
Training.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Family Counselling Centre, Short Stay Home, Help line especially for women in distress- Help line No. 1091.

Jagriti Bhalai Kandra,
Diocesan Office, 26 R B, Parkash Chand Road, Amritsar. 143001
Kind Of Specialized Training : Dai Training, Community Health, Nursery Teacher Training Course, Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) , Governance & panchayati Raj through EKTRA New Delhi, With VHAP Help Line (Bathinda) for Addicts, Awareness on Female Foeticide, Aware the masses about prevention of HIV/AIDS, Sensitizing the stake holder about Afforestation through Govt. Agencies.

Women specific Issues: Self Help Group, Awareness about the needs of Girl Child, Network with Doctors for treatment / Diagnosis of RTI / HIV Patients



International Forum For Education And Development
27 Adarsh Nagar, Ram Tirath Road, Amritsar. 143001
Kind of Specialized Training: Training under RCH Programme and AIDS Prevention & Control Programme from PSACS, Multi Purpose Health Workers Training.

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Family Planning Services and RCH Services.



Shakti
District Court, Main Door Behind Patton Tank, Amritsar. 143001
Kind of Specialized Training:

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Dowry, Prostitution, Domestic Violence, Campaign against Female Foeticide, help rendered to victims harassed by the Police
Department, Help to victims of Terrorism.


All India Pingalwara Charitable Society (Regd.)
Tehsilpura, G. T. Road, Amritsar. 143001
Kind of Specialized Training: Vocational Training Centre (Chair Caning, Weaving, Candle Making, Sewing and Embroidery & Computer Training etc.).
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: Destitute Women are provided Shelter

And Security and at present 390 Women inmates are in the Pingalwara home.

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Bathinda


Punjab Istri Sabha (Bathinda Branch)
House No. 2133, Power House Road, 1st Lane, Bathinda- 151001
Kind of Specialized Training: Training to volunteer staff on health and legal services and others.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Dowry, Domestic Violence, Sexual

Harassment at Work Place

All India Women Conference (Bathinda Branch)
Sirki Bazar, Aggarwal Street, Bathinda- 151001
Kind of Specialized Training: Training in Tailoring, Embroidery, Pot Making, Computer, Punjabi and English Typing

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Dowry Related and Family Violence.

Malwa Educational Society For Social Intervention & Health Activities
Talwandi Sabo-151302, District Bathinda.
Kind of Specialized Training: ANM Courses

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Health Problems i.e. Nutrition, STD, HIV/AIDS, RCH.

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Chandigarh



Association For Social Health In India (Punjab State Branch),
Kothi No. 40, Sector 4-B, Chandigarh- 160001.
Kind of Specialized Training: No

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: Women Empowerment and their Rights, Awareness about AIDS and its prevention, Importance of Family Planning, Immunization, Female Foeticide, and Marital Disorder etc.

Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti (Punjab State Branch)
House No. 1065, Sector 21-B, Chandigarh- 160022
Kind of Specialized Training: Providing training to those Volunteers who are engaged in iteracy Campaign.

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Women’s Health, Violence against Women, Campaign against Female Foeticide, Women and Panchayat, Skill Development among them.

Bhartiya Grameen Mahila Sangh (Punjab State Branch)
Kothi No. 40, Sector 4-B, Chandigarh - 160001
Kind of Specialized Training: No

Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organization : Social Evils such as Drug Addiction, Dowry, Family Planning, Legal Rights of Women, Campaign against Female Foeticide, Economic Status of Women.

Savera
Short Stay Home, House No. 906-907, Sector 43-A, Chandigarh- 160036.
Kind of Specialized Training: Training in Soft Toy Making, Pot Painting, Embroidery, Picco Work, Interlocking and Typing.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: Family violence, Dowry, Rehabilitation of distress women & other related problems.

Punjab Istri Sabha (Punjab State Branch)
House No. 3036, Sector 28-D, Chandigarh- 160020.
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: Dowry, Domestic Violence, Sexual
Harassment at Work Place.

Society For Service To Voluntary Agencies North (Sosva-N) (Punjab State Branch)
Room No. 18-20, 1st Floor, Karuna Sadan Building, Sector 11-B, Chandigarh - 160011.
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes, Two Days Training on Women Empowerment and How to deal with other NGO’s.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : No

Indian Council Of Social Welfare, Punjab (Punjab State Branch)
Room No. 3, 1st Floor, Karuna Sadan Building, Sector 11-B, Chandigarh-160011.
Kind of Specialized Training: Staff from the Counselling Centres goes for Short Training Courses, different Employees have attended ten days Training at Jamia Millia University, Delhi and Kurukshetra University for a special Refresher Course, Organizers of General Awareness Camps also takes Training at Training Camps sponsored by Central Social Welfare Board.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Lower Status of women Health, Hygiene, Law and Women, Self Help Group, Self Employment, Education of Girl Child,
Atrocities and Crime Against Women, Female Foeticide, Dowry Deaths, Rape, Sexual and Physical Abuse of Girls, Trafficking of Women and Children, Wife Beating and need of Attitudal Change in Society.

Survival of Young and Adolescent (Surya) Foundation
House No. 3139, Sector 28-D, Chandigarh-160020
Kind of Specialized Training: Trained 3 Staff Members under Awareness Generation Programme organised by Social Welfare Advisory Board, Chandigarh, training by PSACS on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, U.N.AIDS on HIV/AIDS (8 days training).
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Marital disharmony leading to Domestic Violence, Women Empowerment, Adult Education, Life Cycle Health Cover, Adolescent and Awareness about Legal Rights.

Life Steps Foundation
House No. 104, Sector-23 A, Chandigarh- 160023
Kind of Specialized Training: Volunteers for Counseling have been trained through Training Session.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organization: Counseling to Women related Issues, Specific to Disabled/Handicapped, Women Rehabilitation to those Trained at Life Steps Foundation Centre.

Youth Technical Training Society
Room No. 13, 1st Floor, Karuna Sadan Building, Sector 11-B, Chandigarh -160011.
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes, Technical Training.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organization: Women Welfare.

Punjab State Commission for Women
Sco 57-59, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh-160017
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Provide Legal Aid and to Protect Legal
Rights of Women, Campaign against Female Foeticide, Dowry related and Trafficking issues and to fight against Unfair practices affecting women.

Rural Institute Of Health Care Society
Sco-66, 1st Floor, Sector 40-C, Chandigarh-160036
Kind of Specialized Training: Awareness Generation Programme
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: VTC (Lab Training) with the help of Punjab State Advisory Board.

Sewa Bharti (Regd.)
Plot No. 1, Sector 29-A, Chandigarh- 160020.
Kind of Specialized Training: Tailoring & Computer Training.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : General Awareness, Computer and
Tailoring Training, Adult Education.

Social Care and Development Society
House No. 7301, Sector 41-A, Chandigarh-160036.
Kind of Specialized Training: Training from PSACS.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: Self Help Groups, Cutting and Stitching Training.
Human Rights Law Network (Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh Branch)
House No. 2439, Sector 37-C, Chandigarh-160036
Kind of Specialized Training: Training of Legal Professional on Human Rights & PNDT Act, Training to Appropriate Authorities Member (Medical Professionals) of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory on PNDT Act.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : All issues related to Women.

Centre For Women Studies And Development
Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014
Kind of Specialized Training: Every staff member has received gender training.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation: Violence against Women, Rights of Women, Social, Media, Globalization, Economic, Peace & other issues relating to Women.

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Faridkot



Association For Social Health In India (District Branch)
Red Cross Bhawan, Faridkot-151203
Kind of Specialized Training: Counselling, Care of Elder Persons at National Institute Social Defence, New Delhi.
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Family Disputes, Alcoholism

Punjab Istri Sabha (District Branch)
C/O Govt. College & Medical Hospital, Faridkot- 151203
Kind of Specialized Training: Training to women how to liaison with Govt. Agencies and Other Organization.
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organisation: Domestic violence, Sexual Harassment & Dowry.

Indian Red Cross Society (District Branch)
Sadiq Chowk, Red Cross Bhawan, Faridkot- 151203
Kind of Specialized Training: Training about how to care the elderly persons, special education for mentally retarded, deaf & dumb & blind children, advanced training in Prosthetic & Orthetic and Drug De-addiction.
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Related Issues, RCH and Illiteracy about Safe Motherhood.

Bharat Vikas Parishad
C/O Vivko Showroom, Near Clock Tower, Faridkot-151203
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Group Marriages, Health Issues/
Counseling.

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Fatehgarh Sahib


Punjab Istri Sabha (District Branch)
C/O All India Trade Union Congress Office (Aituc), Gobindgarh- 147301
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues Addressed by the Organisation : Dowry Problem & Drug De-addiction



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Ferozepur



Indian Social Welfare Society (Regd.)
25/11, Rajan Street, Bhagdadi Gate, Ferozepur, Ferozepur City-152001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Issues

Indian Social Welfare Society (Regd.)
Dashmesh Nagar, Near Baghi Hospital Ferozepur-152001
Kind of Specialized Training: Awareness Generation Camps
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Female Foeticide & AIDS

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Gurdaspur



All India Women Conference (District Branch)
Samadh Road, Batala-143521
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Matrimonial Disputes & Alcoholism

All India Women Conference (Branch Pathankot)
Shimla Pahari, Near Police Station, Pathankot-145001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Widow Pension, Family Disputes

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Hoshiarpur


Bhai Ghanaiya Charitable Trust
House No. 372/4, Gobind Nagar By-Pass, P.O. Urmar-144204 Hoshiarpur.
Kind of Specialized Training: Laboratory Technician Training

S. G. N. Medical Education and Social Welfare Society (Regd)
Shed No. 50, Sector-3, Talwara Township -144216 Hoshiarpur.
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: RCH & AIDS

Association for Social Health in India
(District Branch), Hoshiarpur-146001
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes, Got Counseling Training
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Legal/AIDS/Health Camps, Campaign
Against Female Foeticide & Awareness Camps

Indian Council of Social Welfare
(District Branch), Hoshiarpur-146001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Issues, Female Foeticide and Legal Awareness

Bhartiya Grameen Mahila Samiti
(District Branch), Hoshiarpur-146001
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: To educate women on Health, Social and Economic needs

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Jalandhar


Pahal
House No. 36, New Vivekanand Park, Maqsudan, Jalandhar- 144008.
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Education, Campaign against Female
Foeticide, Sexual Abuse & Matrimonial Disputes.

Association for Social Health in India (District Branch)
Red Cross Bhawan, Lajpat Nagar, Jalandhar-144001
Kind of Specialized Training: Training on Family Counselling
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Awareness Programmes on regarding Rights of Women, Legal Rights, Pre-Marital and Counselling etc

Punjabi Sath
Nakodar Road, V.P.O. Lambra. Jalandhar-144026
Kind of Specialized Training: No Formal Training
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Collection and Publishing of Literature (Short Stories Poetry “Maye Ne Maye”), Atrocities on women.

Nari Niketan Trust (Regd)
Nakodar Road, Jalandhar- 144003
Kind of Specialized Training: Programme Management of Home for Homeless Children
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Vocational Training, Marriage of Eligible Inmates, Helping Women & children in Distress.

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Kapurthala


Bhartiya Grameen Mahila Samiti
(District Branch) Dc’s Residence, Kapurthala-144601
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes, Vocational Training: Tailoring & Craft Centre
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Unemployment.

Indian Red Cross Society (District Branch)
Red Cross, Jalandhar Road, Kapurthala-144601
Kind of Specialized Training: Dais Training and Craft Centre
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Issues



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Ludhiana

 

Punjab Istri Sabha (District Branch)
House No. 418, Bhandari Street, Civil Line, Ludhiana 141001.
Kind of Specialized Training: Specialization through workshops, Seminars and Conferences
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Campaign against Female Foeticide,
Awareness Generation Camps, and Awareness about General Health during Pregnancy

Shiv Sharan Welfare Society (Regd)
651/1-A, Kundan Puri, Shiv Mandir Road, Civil Lines, Ludhiana-141001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: A project regarding organization of Camps on Crime against Women in Ludhiana, sponsored by National Institute of Public Co-operation and Child Development (NIPCCD)

Dr. D. N. Kotnis Health & Education Centre (Regd)
Charitable Acupuncture Hospital, Salem Tabri, District Ludhiana-141001
Kind of Specialized Training: Staff Doctors got training in Acupuncture from Japan, Italy and China
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Counseling of Families including Women folk of Drug Addicts
Rural Women And Children Voluntary Welfare Organisation
Sidhwan Khurd, Jagraon-142024, District Ludhiana
Kind of Specialized Training: Bal Sevika, Gram Sevika, Mahila Mandal, Craft, Tailoring, Embroidery, Knitting, Soap Making, Candle Making, Pickle Making and Badiya Making
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: To give them Professional Training

Nishkam Sewa Ashram
Pakhowal Road, Village Daad, District Ludhiana- 142022
Kind of Specialized Training: Computer Training, Stitching, Embroidery, Needle Work, Knitting, Jute, Candle & Chalk Making
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Help poor Women in Distress and in need and provides them Ration, Clothes, Books, medicines and help Widows

Association for Social Health in India
Red Cross Bhawan, the Mall, Ludhiana-141001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Women’s Issues

Citizen Welfare Society (Regd)
House No.199-B, Model Gram, Ludhiana-141001
Kind of Specialized Training: Working especially in the area of Targetted Intervention for CSWs in Ludhiana
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health, AIDS Awareness and Personal Hygiene

Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti
House No. 62-63, Panchseel Vihar, Ludhiana-141001
Kind of Specialized Training: We have held many Workshops/Seminar etc. literacy Campaign, Scientific, Gender & Sanitation
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Awareness, Literacy, Samta Jathas on women issues



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Moga

 

Punjab Istri Sabha (District Branch)
Fatehgarh Korotana, District Moga
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Matrimonial Cases

Women Welfare Association
Dr. Shyam Lal Thapar Nursing Home, G.T. Road, Moga-142001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Dowry, Widow Pensions & Other Social evils.



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Muktsar

 

Indian Council Of Social Welfare
Mallan House, Mallan Colony, Giddarbaha-152101 District Muktsar.
Kind of Specialized Training: Vocational Training i.e. Beauty Parlour, Tailoring and Embroidery, Handloom, Handmade Carpet and Painting
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Drug De-Addiction, Literacy, Health & Foeticide Issues, Dowry


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Nawanshahar

 

Guru Nanak Mission Medical & Educational Trust
V.P.O. Dhahan Kaleran, District Nawanshahar-144505
Kind of Specialized Training: Workshops/Seminars on Inter Personal Communications Skills, Primary Health Care Concept, Counseling Services, Community Development, Reproductive Child Health, Women’s Rights, Female Feticide
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Reproductive Child Health, Vocational
Training i.e. Fabric Painting, Pot Making & Painting, Free Institutional Delivery, Nursing and Health Education (Sex Education) to Girls & Women in villages, Female Foeticide Prevention (Education) and Self Help Group


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Patiala

 

Nevedac Prosthetic Centre
Vp0- Daulat Singh Wala District Patiala
Kind of Specialized Training: Technicians trained in Prosthetics and Orthotics for fitment of Artificial Limbs and Assistive Devices
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: No

Citizen Peace Council
Amar Ashram, Lower Mall, Patiala-147001
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Special attention to Dowry related issues and Women Harassment

The Nagar & Gram Sudhar Mahila Society
House No. 397/ 4, Kalka Road, Rajpura-140412 District Patiala
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Settlement of Marriage Disputes,Remarriage of Widows and Divorcees


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Ropar

 

Advancement of Rural People & Natural Resources (Arpan)
Near Govt. Primary School Dobhetta-140124 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: AIDS Project, Staff got Training for Capacity Building, RCH staff got T.O.T Training, AIDS Project with U.N. AIDS and NACO
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Female Foeticide, Violence Against Women, Atrocities on Schedule Caste Women

Adarsh Sewa Samiti
Anandpur Sahib-140118 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Staff has undergone training in Vermi Compost and training for Elder Person Care
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Legal Awareness Campaign, Women Empowerment and Anti Dowry

Punjab Istri Sabha (District Branch)
Guru Nanak Colony, Phase- X, Mohali-160055 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Awareness Generation Programmes, Information about Family Planning, AIDS, Counselling etc

Bhartiya Mahila Udyog Mandal
Guru Nanak Colony, Phase-X, Mohali-160055 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Dai Training
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Social Help

Guru Kirpa Society
V. P. O. Kotla Nihang, District Ropar-140001
Kind of Specialized Training: Training in Indian Social Institute Delhi, Holy Cross Training Centre, Ranchi
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Empowerment of Women through Education, Equal Rights to Women, Anti-dowry Drive, Education to Girl Child, Female Foeticide

Manav Sudhar Sabha
V. P. O. Sialba Majri-140110 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Tailoring Training
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Reproductive Child Health, Vaccination Training & Creches

Manav Kalyan Siksha Kendra
H. No. 678, Phase-X, Mohali-160055 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Training to ANM and Tailoring
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Related Issues, Awareness Generating Programmes

Rural Human Development Centre (Rhdc)
Village Saini Majra, P.O. Nurpur Bedi-140117 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Training to Unemployed Women by IGSSS
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Women Empowerment

Kangra Welfare Society
Nangal Township, Near Pahari Market, Nangal-140124 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: No
Family Planning Association Of India
(Punjab State Branch), Kothi No. 637, Phase 2, Mohali-160055 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Prevention of Female Foeticide

Ranbaxy Community Health Care Society
A-11, Phase-3, Industrial Area, Mohali-160055, District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes, Through RCH Project and by various reputed Agencies
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: RCH Programme (Adolescent Education, RTI/STD, and Female Foeticide

Jan Shikshan Sansthan
B-52, Phase VI, Industrial Area, Mohali-160055
Kind of Specialized Training: Technical Training, Socially Relevant Issues like Population, Development, Education, Community Participation, Female Foeticide, Women Empowerment Self Help Groups
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Empowerment of Women through Education & Giving Support Services

Association For Social And Rural Advancement
V. P.O. Dher-140133 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: Yes, as per Training Programme
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Women Empowerment, Education, and Income Generating Programme & Awareness regarding Rights

Social Action Through
Human Interest (Sathi) Village Mathura, P.O. Khamera-140123 District Ropar
Kind of Specialized Training: No
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Given Vocational Training Course i.e. Cutting and Tailoring

Mahila Samaj Kalyan Samiti
C/O Sri Dashmesh Public School, Chamkaur Sahib (Ropar) 140112
Kind of Specialized Training: Awareness Generation Programme for Rural Poor Women
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Health Programmes for Women and Children, Campaign against Female Foeticide


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Sangrur

 

Umeed Khanna Foundation
Gaushala Road, Opposite Grain Market, Sangrur-148001
Kind of Specialized Training: Training in formation of Self Help Groups in Sidbari (Dharamshala), Training as resource persons for HIV/AIDS awareness generation and targeted intervention for high-risk groups of Truckers and Migrant Labour, Reproductive & Child Health Project Co-ordinators training
Women specific Issues addressed by the Organization: Self Help Groups, Economic Activities Training, Income Generation Schemes, Family Counselling Centre, Reproductive and Child Health, Awareness Generation Camps and Education, Tailoring Centres and Skills Development Training

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