Shraddhanand Mahilashram

The largest and has Balgruha for 0-18 and shelter for women 18 and above.The children from 0-2 are looked after in special care center.There are nurses,caretakers and visiting doctors,who take care of them and nurture them.Here children with special needs(multiple disabled) are given physiotherapy to overcome their delayed physical milestones.

In the toddler section,children between 2-6 years are looked after. There is a in-house Balwadi which the student attend.The children from this section are referred from intra and inter country adoption. The Ashram is recognized by CARA (Central Adoption & Resource Authority) under license No.RIPA-9/2011.Adoption was started in June 1928 in our institution.Till today,approx 2861 children have been given in adoption to families from India & abroad.

The boys are referred to other Ashram after attaining 6 years of age if not sent in adoption.

The Ashramkanyas from 6-18 years attend different schools in the neighbourhood.They are also coached in many co-curricular activities such as music,dance and sports.They are taken for educational tours.In house competions are organized for them.Workshops in handicrafts,ceramic painting and mehandi are organized for them.

The Ashramkanyas are grouped in houses and housekeepers are there to supervise them.There are qualified social workerswho nurture them and look after their educational & emotional needs.

The shelter and Balgruha are registered with the Commissioner of Women & Child Welfare Office,Pune,Maharashtra State.Grant-in-aid(Non-salary) is received from them.

The Ashramkanyas above 18 years attend college,vocational courses.They are also married through the Ashram on receiving suitable proposals.Some of them undertake vocational courses and work outside.

    Permanent Staff
  • Superindent - 1
  • Social Workers - 5
  • Ayas - 33
  • Administration Office - 6
  • Accounts Section - 2
    Temporary Staff
  • Medical Officers - 2
  • Administration Office - 1
  • Therapist - 1
  • Counselor - 1
  • Social Workers - 2