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)

Grants to Old Age Homes in India

Grants to Old Age Homes (2007)

Source: Rajya Sabha Q&A

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

    Working for society is saticefaction of life.

  2. Kamal Gaur says

    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.


    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.

  3. sutapa roy says

    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

    • I find that the GOI has sanctioned nearly Rs.11,000 per inmate of an old age home. You may approach appropriate authorities. I am also an elderly myself and want to know details of your organisation.

  4. Sujit Karmakar says

    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,

  5. ADITYA MANNA says

    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,


  6. Mohammed Jaleel says

    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.

  7. THOMAS NZAU says

    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

  8. kiran guliani says

    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 guide us so that we can make a project report
    thanx and regards

  9. 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.


  10. Henry Richard says

    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

  11. B.sarath says

    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:

    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


    Office no: 08592-228545

    Mobile no:9440502807

  12. Sudhakar Mohanty, Chairman,Aparna Old Age Home, says

    Aparna Old Age Home (Manage by Apana Memorial Trust)
    Regd.Office:MIG-52,Kalinga Vihar, Partapada, Bhubaneswar,
    dt:Khurda, Pin-751019, Orissa, India

    we have tunning an old age for the destitude senior citizen for 25 person. We arrange to provide free fooding, lodging, clothing and medical care also. But
    after 3 years also we are nor getting any support from any body or private /public sector. It is too difficulties to run the home. by god going on. BUr we need support for the better develoment of the Home.


  13. murikipudi prasad says

    dear sir,
    i am working as a secretary for a society name wasw BAPU VRUDDHULA SEVASHRAMAM. regdno.91/2008, we are total 70 members all the members are working for he organisation and we are supplying 5kg original rice and 500gms doll to the poor oldaged people in our town . we are interested to establish a good ashramam for the poor and no sheltered poor old pupils no caste, religion basic.
    anyone linterested please contact our address BAPU VRUDDHULA SEVASHRAMAM

    • sir, you are doing well i am resident of chilakaluripeta i am appreciating you for good work you and your president k.v.r.reddy . i will contact you and i will arrange rice and
      other items . thanking you sir,

  14. jyothish kumar says

    Dear Sir,

    Greeting from care foundation. Karnataka, India.

    We have been to the service of the nation for the past 41/2 yrs in various aspects relating to the upliftment of the downtrodden society.

    Now, we are very interested to start an old age home for the senior citizens who are uncared by the loved ones. If given an opportunity, we promise you that we wlll take care of them with all dedication and possibilities.

    Hoping our request will be met at the earliest.

    Jyothish Kumar,
    CARE Foundation (Regd),
    Hassan district,

    Mobile: 09880505787

  15. sharad patel says

    Any one can guide me for opening old age people home. We are planning to open home for old age people near my home town in Mehsana district of Gujarat State. I would like to know about legal requirements or approval or registration, as well as fund / infrastructure/ other services requirements for establishment of home for 25 members and approximate maintenance costs which include food, medical facilities, administration and manpower requirements, clothes, sweepers’ services, and security services. In addition to this, how to get government or private support with respect to fund for opening old age people home. We don’t have any registration of NGO or any other related organization.

    thanks in advance

  16. rev. dr. edmond u. christian says

    we need support for the upkeep of our senior citizen home.

    we have a staff of 3 people.
    a cook , a caretaker and a counselor.

    the name of our home indicates our purpose a nd our goal.

    edmond christian , founder and managing trustee

  17. Vandana rajendra kakad/malunjkar says

    I have a land. I would like to do somethig for yelder person like provide necessary facilities old age home. that is giving pleasure of their last innings.p lease give me a guidance.and ,gov. schemes &procedure. details…on my mail.

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