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Society in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is known to be a land of culture, spirituality and prosperity, in the recent few decades, there has been a vast growth in globalization in Maharashtra due to advanced industrialization and growth of IT industry. The ancient glory depicts that the state of Maharashtra is the motherland of the great Marathas.

Blessed with raucous religious destination and tourist spots, Maharashtra enfolds the sorrow of poverty and grief. There are many social associations and charitable trusts in the Maharashtra that are taking steps in providing basic requirements for living to the people who are living below the poverty line.

The Government of Maharashtra has also taken various steps to improve the conditions of the lower section of the society. The state features with plenty of old age homes and orphanages to provide Fooding and lodging facilities to the old people who do not have homes and poor children who are without parents. Mumbai is known to be as a home to the Bollywood industry and all the celebrities in the industry actively take part in various social activities by providing their money, time and support for these noble causes.

NGOs in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is one of the prime spot for social welfare activities in India. With a number of NGOs springing up in the different parts of the region, not just individuals by profitable companies are coming forward to help those who in need.

Some of the leading NGOs in Maharashtra are mentioned below:

NGOs in Maharashtra
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For the complete list city-wise, check out the following links: Pune | Nagpur | Kolhapur | Nanded | Mumbai

Orphanages in Maharashtra

Orphanages in Maharashtra

The people of Maharashtra are known to be actively raising their hands in order to help the organizations and associations that manage child care centres. Most of the orphanages in Maharashtra are non-governmental organizations which are managed by non-profitable organizations and associations with the help of donations and funds. The orphanages in Maharashtra fulfil the basic requirements of food and shelter for the kids who don’t have parents and also take care of the health and personal care of every child, co-curricular activities and basic education.

Children between the ages of 0 to 15 years are provided shelter in these orphanages, some of these institutions also offer the option of adoption of the children living in there. On the other hand, most of these organizations protect the children until they reach the age of maturity and become capable of taking care of themselves. All these organizations are completely dependent on donations and funds from the people. Here is the list of some of the most famous orphanages in Maharashtra.

Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission
Address: Kedgaon, The-Daound, District.
Pune - 412203, Maharashtra
Phone: 02119-223122
Email: prmm@eth.net

Shri Shradhanand Anathalaya
Address: 123, Shradhandand Peth, Nagpur-440022, Maharashtra
Phone: 0712-2222959
Email: ukev.suresh@gmail.com

Varadaan Indian Association for Promotion of Adoption (IAPA) and Child Welfare Vidarbha Chapter
Address: Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Bajaj Nagar,
Nagpur – 440010, Maharashtra
Phone: 0712-2222693
Email: vardaan_ngp@yahoo.com

Bal Ashraya
Address: C/o 101 Ganga Sagar Complex,
Near Zganga Travels, Tukdoji Chowk,
Nagpur, Maharashtra
Phone: 0712-6588449
Email: balashraya@gmail.com

Baluday Shishu Gruh
Address: C/o Nagpur Niwas Rajiv Gandhi
Chowk, Bhandara Tatya Tope Ward, Bhandara,
Nagpur, Maharashtra
Phone: 07184-560249

Mahila Vikas Mandal
Address: Near Dr. Murthal’s Old Hospital,
Ramnagar, Civil Line, Chandrapur,
Distt. Chandrapur, Maharashtra
Phone: 07172-27352 / 272534

Ish Daya Shihu Bhavan
Address: Missionaries of Charity, Kacheri Road, Amravati Camp-444602,
Nagpur, Maharashtra
Phone: 0721-2663142

Aakanksha Women & Child Welfare Centre
Address: Kasturbha Health Society, Sevagram, Distt. Wardha, Maharashtra
Phone: 07152-284341-55 07152-2844286

New Energy Bahuddeshiya Sanstha
Address: Sanchit, Rashtriya Shishugrah, Distt. Nagpur, Maharashtra
Phone: 09922337641

Takshshila Bahuddeshiya Shikshan Sanstha
Address: C/o Sh. C.B. Bhujade Shivnagar, Ward No. 12, Wardha - 442001, Maharashtra
Phone: 0712-2228397

Mahabodhi Education Society
Address: Ankur Shisu Greh, Lala Lajpatrai Ward, Near Nehru Garden,
Mendha Road, Bhandara - 441904, Maharashtra
Phone: 0712-6588449

St. John’s Home Panch Houd,
Address: 808 Guruwar Peth, Pune – 411042, Maharashtra
Phone: 020-24471736

Kusumbai Motichand Mahila Seva Gram,
Address: 25/20 Karve Road, Pune- 411004, Maharashtra
Phone: 020-25440490

Address: Devki Singh Chawl Golibar Behind Adarsh Apartments, Santacruz (E) Mumbai 400 055
Telephone: +91 22 26470299
Fax: 26160877

For more elaborate list city wise, check out the following links: Pune | Nagpur | Kolhapur | Orphanages

Old Age Homes In Maharashtra

Old age Homes in Maharashtra

Old age homes provide shelter to the senior citizens who are unable to stay with their family due to some compatibility reasons and become homeless, these are also called as retire homes. These homes provide all the basic necessities required for a comfortable living of the old age people, the facilities provided in these homes include recreational activities, meals, gathering and health care. Most of the old age homes in the state of Maharashtra have provisions for medical services such as nurses and mobile ambulances, which can act quickly during any time of medical emergency. Some of the most famous old age homes in Maharashtra are:

Mauli Seva-Sushrusha Kendra
It is an old age home located in Pune, which was developed with a noble intention to provide shelter to the senior people who need constant medical care. The Mauli Seva-Sushrusha Kendra have successfully modified into home nursing care in order to provide proper medical facilities to the senior citizens.
Address: Niwara Banglow, Near Gaurav Medical Store, Serve No. 31, Kundannagar, Dhankwadi,
Pune - 4110043

Contact Persons:
Dr. Prashant Waman
+91 9850216178
+91 8275451145
Dr. Pallavi Waman
+91 9850425103
Care Center
+91 9763536678
Email: info@mauliseva.com, admin@mauliseva.com, prashantnwaman@gmail.com

Sanjeevan Vrudhashram
Sanjeevan Vrudhashram is an old age home nestled in Raigad District in Maharashtra. This retire home serves as a home to a total number of 44 elderly people, providing them with all the basic requirement necessary for a comfortable lifestyle.

Contact Details:
Ashwini Gadagil (President) 9881716280
Mrs. Vasanti Shrikant Deo (Promoter) - 02143 - 252318

Address: Dr. Ghate Wada, Ahilya Mahila Mandal
Jhiral Aali, Near Ganesh Temple. PEN. Dist - Raigad,
Maharashtra -402107. India
Tel: +91-2143-256718
Email: ahilyamahilamandal.pen@gmail.com

Shree Manav Seva Sangh
It is a non-profit organization that works for the welfare of a number of at risk and under privileged people. The organization supports orphan children as well as senior citizens and less privileged women.
Address: Shri Manav Seva Sangh’s "CU Shah Senior Citizens Home" 257, Opp M.G.Market, Sion
Road, Sion West, Mumbai - 400022
Tel: 91-0222401 5561 / 2409 2266 / 2407 1553

The old age home in Vashi, Mumbai has helped countless senior citizens find a roof over their heads and food on their plates. The organization organizes special events that also help raise awareness for their cause.
Address: Sector No.9, Near Father Agnel Polytech, Vashi, New Bombay
Tel: 91-022-2765 9455 / 2766 1849

Dignity Lifestyle Township
Dignity Lifestyle Township is a highly affordable township that offers retirement homes to senior citizens and offers them a chance to lead an active and engaging lifestyle even once they have retired. The township offers clean living arrangements, a pollution free environment, and a number of activities in which residents can participate.
Address: Neral- Matheran main Road, Village Mangaon
P.O Neral District – Raigad, Maharashtra
Tel: 91-02148 - 236635 / 236639
Tele Fax No: 91-02148-236600
Email: dignity@vsnl.com

Athashri houses over 800 senior citizens presently and will be accepting close to 400 more inhabitants in the near future. The housing complex has been designed to be friendly to senior citizens and also has provisions for facilities like swimming pool, gymnasium and more.
Address: Pune, India
Tel: 020- 25440986/ 25462128
Email: paranjpe@bom3.vsnl.net.in

LIC HFL Care Homes
LIC offers low price care homes where senior citizens are assured great living facilities, and is part of a pan India project that aims to offer a better living standard to people post their retirement. The project as been running for over a decade and was incorporated all the back in 11 September, 2011. Other cities where the project is running includes Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar and Jaipur which Bangalore premises serving as the pilot for this program.
Address: 2nd Floor, Bombay Life Building, 45/47, Veer Nariman Road,
Fort, Mumbai - 400 001
Tel: (91) (22) 2204 9799, 2204 9919, 2204 9682
Email: lichfl@bom2.vsnl.net.in

Golden Nest Senior Commune
Geared towards offering an environment that ensures the mental, physical and spiritual well being of senior citizens, the retirement home is a great place where the inhabitants are given access to a whole range of activities, and will never have to compromise with their dignity.
Address: Sr No 15, Kalyani Nagar, Pune 411014, India
Contact: Facility Manager
Mobile: 09850652187
Tel: +91 (020) 40044876
Email: Sales@Goldennestindia.com

Also check out the social welfare services in following cities:
Mumbai | Pune | Nagpur | Wardha | Malegaon | Kolhapur | Panvel | Lonavala | Osmanabad | Yavatmal | Nanded | Ratnagir


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