Grants (funds) for Old Age Homes in India

  

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This bit of information might prove helpful to those who wish to open a Home for the Aged (Old Age Home) in India and also to those who wish to know the total amount of Grant given to Old Age Homes in India.

(1)  Government of India provides Grants to NGOs or organisations who operate such Homes for the Elderly and the infirm. The break up of maximum funds provided by Government for operation and maintenance of an old age home with 25 inmates is given below:

(All figures are in Indian Rupees)

Staff Salary  : 84,000.00
Bldg. rent / maintenance : 60,000.00
Healthcare/ Nutrition : 1,39,875.00             
Recreation  : 12,000.00
Miscellaneous  : 11,250.00
                                       
Total   : 3,07,125.00

Less : 10% Orgn. Share : 30,713.00

Net Grants  : 2,76,412.00

Thus on an average the government grants about Rs. 11000/- per inmate towards meeting the cost of caring and providing for them.

 

(2)  Number of Old Age Homes in India (state-wise) and Grants provided to them by Government of India under the scheme Integrated Programme for Older Persons :

(data as on 14.05.2007)

Source:  Rajya Sabha Q&A

Grants to Old Age Homes in India

Source:  Rajya Sabha Q&A

 

Also read:
Old Age Homes in Delhi NCR

NGOs working for welfare of Senior Citizens in Delhi

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27 Responses

  1. Iam moved by your various article on Elderly.

    My passion is for the cause of Elderly and so my new website Silver innings – A dedicayed and comprehensive website for elderly.Its going to be launched on 10th April 2008 in Mumbai.

    We both share common passion so lets get connected.

    Thks

  2. Thanks Sailesh ! Good to know that you liked them.

    Kindly post the link to your new website after the launch on 10th April. I wish you the very best in your endeavours for the elderlies.

  3. Our organisation comitted for service to the poor rural agency tribal people of india.

    Working for society is saticefaction of life.

  4. Dear Sir,

    Greetings to you from, “Satya Sankshema Sangham”

    “Satya Sankshema Sangham” is an independent, Non-profit, Non-political, Non-sectarian developmental organization started by Dr.K.Satyanarayana (President) with the co-operation of his wife Dr.K.Premalatha and his son Dr.K.Sreedhar, in 1989 and Registered under Indian Societies Act XXI of 1860, and obtained all the Legal status of 12A, 80G (V) & (6), FCRA, PAN, TAN. We are having all Legal status for Tax Exemption. We have been working with indigenous communities in the Eastern Ghats of our District since then. SSS has always believed in smaller interventions at the grass-root level which are easy to manage and operationally possible

    The Old Age Home project we wish to undertake with assistance will benefit nearly 32 members very old people and these persons unable to work because of their age and some times they are unable to do their daily works and at that time they need some nurses for their help.All these people in this old age home under taken by our organization is very poor parents and all are neglected by their family members.

    The present old age home has less facilities in a closed chamber. If a Donor comes with broad views and help our home, we would like to construct and give all humanly needed facilities for these old people. And the home will be named after their name.

    Thanking you,

  5. dear sir,
    we are from jai deep group our firm is non profit and non goverment organisation and working in the field of health from last few years. we are planning to open a old age home in agra .The Old Age Home project we wish to undertake with assistance will benefit nearly 50peoples very old people and these persons unable to work because of their age and some times they are unable to do their daily works and at that time they need homes too for there living and some nurses for their help.
    there is not a single old age home near by our city we want to build and construct a old age home and give all humanly needed facilities for these old people. And the home will be named after their name.f this we are looking for some grants and financial help so plz guide me what should i do to start it.
    awaiting for your response.

    Thanking you,

    amit singh

  6. Pls guide me my setup is in delhi, but fund is not there pls guide me tku

  7. vet works for uplifment of children,women and youth in rural areas.
    we need support to start oldage home of 50 inmates

    Regards
    Bala
    Chief-Functionary

  8. Dear all

    We are related with “KIRAN FOUNDATION” comitted for service to the POOR & OLD AGE PEOPLE living ALONE in city and rural areas of india.

    OUR MOTO “EVERYONE, WHO IS ON THE AGE OF CAREING, MUST HAVE CARE, THIS IS THEIR RIGHTS AND OUR DUTY TO PROVIDE THEM ALL CARE.”

    SO THAT, we have want to open an old age home.
    but we have not much ideas above this, like how we can arrange funds, land & building and other resources. also we have want to knowledge of running method of old age homes.

    AND for this we have want :

    Full knowledge for opening old age homes.

    Is any governments schems or grants available for this.

    How can we got that and to whom we have to contacted for that.

    we are very greatfull for ur valuable ideas and comments about old age homes for around 50 to 100 GRAND FATHERS.

  9. i am with an oldage home at konnagar ,hooghly,we need financial help to run this home smoothly,i think we can jointly move for them .u r coridially invited to our home to get information .i suggest not to open new home but try to improve which is exist

  10. It give me great pleasure that the old aged home, this is the change to make mental satisfaction to serve the old aged person, but in Assam there is no such home. So, we are interested to serve the old aged person if you help me to establish like this type of old aged home through our organisation (Ankur Development Organisation, Barpeta Road, Barpeta, Assam – 781315,

  11. DEAR SIR,
    OUR NGO IS A TRIBAL / INDIGENOUS PEOPLE`S NON-PROFITABLE NGO WORKING FOR THE POOR TRIBAL PEOPLE OF MAHARASHTRA STATE. WE ARE FIGHTING FOR PROTECTION AND PREVENT THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF THESE PEOPLE. WE HAVE NO ANY FINANCIAL SUPORTS FROM OTHER SIDE TO WORK IN LOW EDUCATION PRIMITIVE TRIBES.
    WE NEED OF FINANCIAL SUPPORTS, PROJECT OR EARNING SOURCE TO RUN OUR NGO AND JUSTIFIED TO THE TRIBAL PEOPLE WHO ARE LIVILG BELOW POWERTY LINE, FACING THE PROBLEM OF MALNUTRITION, BONDED LABORS, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION, UN-MARRIAD MOTHERS, NAXELITE AFFECTED TRIBAL, AND OTHER PROBLEMS. KINDLY ADVISE.

    YOURS SINCERELY,

    MADAVI L K
    PRESIDENT
    MULNIVASI MUKTI MANCH

  12. Rupam Singh, 1 Oct 2008, 06:40:00
    Dear Sir,
    Greetings to you from, “Shanti Shiksha Samiti”
    “Shanti Shiksha Samiti” is an independent, Non-profit, Non-political, Non-sectarian developmental organization started by Rupam Singh (Secretary) in 2002 and Registered under Indian Societies Act XXI of 1860, and obtained all the Legal status of 12A, 80G (V) & (6), FCRA, PAN, TAN. We are having all Legal status for Tax Exemption. We have been working with indigenous communities in the Eastern Ghats of our District since then. SSS has always believed in smaller interventions at the grass-root level which are easy to manage and operationally possible
    The Old Age Home project we wish to undertake with assistance will benefit nearly 50 members very old people and these persons unable to work because of their age and some times they are unable to do their daily works and at that time they need some nurses for their help.All these people in this old age home under taken by our organization is very poor parents and all are neglected by their family members.
    The present old age home has less facilities in a closed chamber. If a Donor comes with broad views and help our home, we would like to construct and give all humanly needed facilities for these old people. And the home will be named after their name.
    OUR MOTO “EVERYONE, WHO IS ON THE AGE OF CAREING, MUST HAVE CARE, THIS IS THEIR RIGHTS AND OUR DUTY TO PROVIDE THEM ALL CARE.”
    AND for this we have want :
    Full knowledge for opening old age homes.
    Is any governments schems or grants available for this.
    How can we got that and to whom we have to contacted for that.
    we are very greatfull for ur valuable ideas and comments about old age homes for around 50 GRAND FATHERS.
    Thanking you,

  13. Dear sir,

    We are from ‘NARIKELDAHA PRAYAS’ is a Registered society under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961 No S/1E/54246 and working in the field of health. we are planning to open a old age home in purba Medinipur. The Old Age Home project we wish to undertake with assistance will benefit nearly 50peoples very old people and these persons unable to work because of their age and some times they are unable to do their daily works and at that time they need homes too for there living and some nurses for their help.

    There is not a single old age home near by our sorrounding. We want to build and construct an old age home and give all humanly needed facilities for these old people. And the home will be named after their name. For this we are looking for some grants and financial help so please guide me what should I do to start it.
    Waiting for your response.
    Thanking you,

    ADITYA MANNA
    PRESIDENT
    NARIKELDAHA PRAYAS
    NARIKELDAHA, ASNAN, MOYNA,
    PURBA MEDINIPUR,
    721642
    WEST BENGAL

  14. Respected Sir,

    Ours is a 2 years old organization and would like to start a old aged home for 25 members and are expecting matching grants. Kindly help us with some resourses or financial support to do the start-up project.

    Thanking You.

    P.Md.Jaleel, President
    Peace Society.

  15. This is so good of you people keep up the good work here in Kenya we want to do the same following the state of our economy the old folk are been left by their people as thelatter go out there to look for the livelyhood therefore making the sick ly old mother or father very desperate lets keep intouch to share ideas and resources

  16. Dear sir / Madam,
    Greetings from SCORE,

    SCORE is indeed pleasure of meeting you through this letter and introduce ourselves as a Non-profit secular grassroots voluntary organization have been serving for the upliftment of Rural and Tribal poor and marginalised people in their socio-economic, Health, Educational status for the most for the most more than a decade with high degree of dedication and determination.

    SCORE present concentrating on women and for sustainable development through savings and credit management, HIV/AIDS Prevention stigma and discrimination, Sustainable Agriculture,
    Environment development, Vocational Training for Exterminate Poverty, Youth Sensitization Programme, Care and support for Older persons, Women and Human Rights, Tribal Rights, Safe Drinking water and sanitation, Child Rights, Eradication of child labour, Rehabilitation of bonded labour, Early Intervention
    Disability and etc.

    SCORE with very small level funding and resources could achieve only meager results and could understand that your esteemed organisation can extend its supports and resources forwards the improvement of poor and oppressed.

    Hence we sincerely request you to kindly send your Grant Application form and guidelinesfor OLd Age Home in Thogaimalai block in Karur district, which will enable us to intensity our programmes with your collaboration in future for the cause.

    Looking forward your valuable and positive reply.

    Thanking you with kind regards,

    Sincerely yours,

    AA BALASUNDHARAN
    Director-SCORE,
    Vethachalapuram,
    Thogaimalai Post,
    Karur District,
    Tamilnadu, India.
    Pin: 621313,
    Phone No: 04323-252482.

  17. Dear Sir.
    29 March 2008 you have published the revised Grant-in-aid for Old Age Home. Kindly inform the State Govt to release the grants accordingly.

    Secretary.
    Vidyananda Gurukula Education Trust.
    Kuknoor-583 232 Dist: Koppal
    Karnataka State

  18. The first instalment grant for the Old Age Home run by our organisation released by the Govt of Karntaka in old rates. Kindly instruct to release the grants as revised and enhanced

  19. dear sir,
    if w e want to start an old age home with minimum inmates of 25 to begin with, what are the procedures and how to get teh grant for this and what are the requirements.ls guide us so that we can make a project report
    thanx and regards
    kiran

  20. Respected Sir,
    Greetings from Vallalar Educational Trust ( VET)
    Ours is a 4 years old organization and would like to start a old aged home for 25 members and are expecting matching grants. Kindly help us with some resourses or financial support to do the start-up project.

    Hence we sincerely request you to kindly send your Grant Application form and guidelinesfor OLd Age Home in kanjanur village,vilupuram district, which will enable us to intensity our programmes with your collaboration in future for the cause.

    Looking forward your valuable and positive reply.

    Thanking You.

    BaLAMURALI
    SECRETRAY
    info@vetngo.org

    VALLALAR EDUCATIONAL TRUST ( VET)
    GINGEE MAIN ROAD,KANJANUR POST & VILLAGE
    VILUPPURAM DIST,
    TAMILANDU-605 203

  21. Hello,

    I am very much interested in starting a Home for the Elderly in Bangalore, India. Can anyone throw some light on what approach I need to have, the challenges and steps to go about doing this ?
    Any helpful resources, organizations or contacts ?
    Any help in this matter would be extremely helpful.

    Thanks,
    Sowmya

  22. Dear Sir,

    Greetings from The Health Wealth Social Service Trust.

    The Health Wealth Social Service Trust is a registered NGO working for the development of Old age people and the Disabled of Periyakulam Taluk In Theni District of Tamil Nadu, India.

    We would like to start an Old Age Home and so we want to know where and how to get grant for this? and also where to get land and building? any donors for these? Any Govt. schms available?. Hoping to get a favourable reply.

    Yours sincerely,

    S.Henry Richard
    Director

  23. Dear Chairman,
    Greetings from SDRWC-INDIA,
    Our reference: let/enq/gen/09
    Subject: Requesting Funding Guidelines/Grant Criteria/Grant Application.

    Vision Statement: “TO BUILD-UP RESOURCEFUL AND PROGRESSIVE RURAL COMMUNITIES”.

    Mission Statement: “TO EMPOWER DISADVANTAGED POVERTY STRICKEN GROUPS OF PEOPLE AND RURAL COMMUNITITES; TO ATTAIN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND ALTERNATE LIVELIHOOD OPPORTUNITIES”.

    We are very much privileged to introduce ourselves as ‘Society for the Development of Rural Women and Children’ (SDRWC-INDIA), a Non Profit Organization Registered in 1992. SDRWC-INDIA is operating its programs in Prakasam and Kurnool Districts of Andhra Pradesh State in India. SDRWC-INDIA has good experience in community development working with low income groups of people, the unorganized and poverty stricken women, children, youth in rural villages in southern parts of India.

    There is a great need to seek support and financial assistance to move on and its our desire to connect with your organization and work for the integrated development of these less privileged, marginalized groups in SDRWC-INDIA project areas. The SDRWC-INDIA as a development facilitator requests you join us in our sincere efforts, to visit our targeted project areas, to get in touch/involved with the pressing needs and issues of our rural communities and providing opportunities and technical and financial support.

    We are hopeful to build a promising relationship with your organization, sharing our vision, ideologies, strengths and resources for the growth and development of our poor and marginalized groups of people. We trust and believe that you will look into the needs and aspirations of our people and extend your promising hand to us your brothers and sisters. We don’t have much to give you in return for your good deeds and generosity except thanking the gracious Lord for the blessing of you to come to our rescue and save us to a promising future.

    You are welcome to visit our website at http://www.sdrwcindia.org.in

    God bless you, God bless your efforts and God bless your families .
    Give us hope and courage and we will be strengthened in you.
    –> Please guide us to get funds and assistance to establish a OLD AGE HOME.

    K. Jayaraj
    President

    Organization: SDRWC-INDIA
    Office address: 8-145
    Lawyerpet Extn., 10th Lane
    ONGOLE – 523 002
    Andhra Pradesh
    India

    Phone: +91-8592-658953
    Fax : +91-8592 – 281207

    Email: info@sdrwcindia.org
    Web: http://www.sdrwcindia.org.in

  24. The kimatuni church has in mind the project and want to care for the aged in our area and we have 7 people on ground that are under our suppervition .
    There for on behalf of kimatuni church i kindly submit our request to your desk for your consideration .
    Thanking you in advance,
    Bernard W N Nambafu.
    Project Director.

  25. Dear Sir,

    Greetings from PASCA Ongole, Prakasam District .

    PASCA is a non-profit, nonpolitical and secular voluntary organization and registered under societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 for Philanthropic activities and established in 1984 year. It is also registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976 with Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi which gave FCRA No: 010330038. The organization also has been registered U/s12 A of Income Tax Act 1961 and exempted U/s 80 G of Income Tax Act 1961. It works on the basis of poverty irrespective of Caste, Creed and Religion

    We would like to work with you in your program areas with your assistance as well as we request you to visit our organization

    We heard that you are working with NGOs. if you have any project guidelines to working with us please send it .

    Please visit our website: http://www.pascango.org

    Below projects we are working

    1. Targeted Intervention is supported by APSACS,AP Hyderabad

    2. Bill and Melinda Gates AVAHAN and Swagati STI Clinic

    3. Andhra Pradesh Family care Continuum Program

    4. Project Concern International –Bill Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative‘s National Pediatric AIDS Initiative Project

    5. UNODC (United Nations office on Drugs and Crime, New Delhi ) Project G-86 (the project was completed )

    6. World Vision India TB follow-up Project, Prakasm District, A.P

    7. National Child labour Project (the project was completed)

    . If you require any information from us we will give you full information.

    We are waiting for your reply.

    Thanking you sir,

    Yours faithfully

    B .Sarath

    Executive Director

    PASCA Orgainization

    D .No:19-2-04

    1st floor,

    V.R Buildings

    Kota Street

    Bundlamitta Center

    ONGOLE -523001

    Prakasam District

    Andhra Pradesh

    India

    Office no: 08592-228545

    Mobile no:9440502807

  26. our NGO want to start old age home in gujarat’s tribal area in panchmals. please send details for that

  27. Dear sir,
    I am a Pastor. I am running a small church. I have registered as a trust. Also I am an Ex-Service man. I would like to start up a home for the aged people in Theni district of Tamilnadu especially at Chinnamanur where i stay. In this area chinnamanur is the Town surrounded by many villages. Villagers can avail the facilities if provided for the in and around. I have no land or buldings for to accomodate the aged people. To start with from the beginning that is to say purchase of land and other phases for the aged people, you may kindly advise me for the starting up of an Old Age Home. I would like to provide a proper and sincere care with the love of God. Kindly advise me.
    thanking you sir.
    by,
    Pandi.K
    mobile: 99941 36582

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