Women & Child Development

Working Women Hostel Scheme in Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड में वर्किंग महिला छात्रावास योजना

उत्तराखंड में वर्किंग महिला छात्रावास योजना (हिंदी में)

The Working Women Hostel Scheme is the scheme is started by state Government of Uttarakhand (Women and Child Development) to provide to provide safe and affordable accommodation to working women. More and more women are leaving their homes in search of employment in big cities as well as urban and rural industrial clusters. One of the main difficulties faced by such women is a lack of safe and conveniently located accommodation. The main objective of the scheme is to promote the availability of safe and conveniently located accommodation for working women, with daycare facility for their children, wherever possible, in urban, semi-urban, or even rural areas where employment opportunity for women exist. Working women hostels are established in all districts that are to be financed by a state government. A committee has been set up under Chairmanship of District Magistrate to conduct the working women hostel

Benefits of working Women Hostel Scheme:

  • Working women can get benefits of accommodation facility
  • The hostel will be made available to all working women without any distinction with respect to caste, religion, marital status etc.
  • Women under training for job may also be accommodated

Eligibility for Working Women Hostel Scheme:

  1. The eligibility for working women is age should be more than 18 year
  2. All working women are eligible for this Hostel Scheme
  3. Women who are under training for job provided the total training period does not exceed one year
  4. No working woman will be allowed to stay in hostel more than three years

Documents required for Working Women Hostel Scheme:

  1. Aadhaar card
  2. Working proof
  3. Passport size photos
  4. Domicile Certificate

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Applicant should contact Women Empowerment & Child Development in Uttarakhand

References & details:

  1. For more details about Working Women Hostel Scheme in Uttarakhand visit: http://wecd.uk.gov.in/pages/display/156-schemes-at-a-glance
  2. Working Women Hostel Scheme in Uttarakhand pdf download: http://wecd.uk.gov.in/files/Women%20Schemes/W_Schemes09.pdf

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