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(1) Advertisement of Scholarship (English) (2) Advertisement of Scholarship (Hindi) (3) Advertisement of Skill Development (English) (4) Advertisement of Skill Development (Hindi) (5) Applications are invited from Interested & eligible for setting up of Garima Greh in all states except Delhi, Odisha, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Gujarat & Rajasthan. For more details, Kindly visit E-anudaan

SMILE

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a National level umbrella scheme namely “SMILE - Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”, which includes two sub-schemes - ‘Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Welfare of Transgender Persons’ and ‘Comprehensive Rehabilitation of persons engaged in the act of Begging’. This umbrella scheme would cover several comprehensive measures including welfare measures for both transgender persons and persons who are engaged in the act of begging with focus extensively on rehabilitation, provision of medical facilities, counseling, education, skill development, economic linkages etc with the support of State Governments/UTs/Local Urban Bodies, Voluntary Organizations, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and institutions and others.


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Notification

Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Welfare of Transgender Persons

TG Certificate & ID Card

Scholarships

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Skill Training

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Composite Medical Health

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Garima Greh: Shelter Homes

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Recognition & Appreciation

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TG Certificate and ID Card Received

Pending Application (TG Certificate and ID Card)

State wise Application Count for TG Certificate and ID Card
*It is mandatory for the district authorities to issue transgender certificates & ID cards within 30 days of Receiving the Application.

Geotagged Garima Greh


Garima Greh’s have been geotagged for the convenience of transgender community to easily locate the shelter homes across the Country. By clicking on the Garima Greh on the map, the exact location of the shelter home can be accessed. Any transgender person holding a TG certificate & ID card from the National Portal for Transgender person can visit the shelter home for their holistic development.

8684

Number of Certificate Issued

8703

Number of Identity Card Issued

32

Number of State/UT Participated

Messages for the Abhiyaan

Some words about the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan

Messages for SMILE


SMILE scheme is aimed to create an inclusive society wherein transgender persons & persons involved in the act of beggary live a life of dignity and respect. The scheme ropes in the support of state Governments/UTs/Local urban bodies, voluntary organizations, community based organizations (CBOs) and institutions and others so that they can work together in a coordinated manner for the welfare of this marginalized section.

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Dr Virendra Kumar

Hon’ble Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India

SMILE scheme which is being implemented across the country would cover several targeted welfare measures for both transgender persons and persons who are engaged in the act of beggary with an emphasis on comprehensive rehabilitation that includes provision of medical facilities, counseling, education, skill development, economic linkages etc.

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Shri A. Narayanaswamy

Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India

Through SMILE scheme, the Ministry aims to eradicate the differential treatment prevelant in the society towards transgender persons and persons involved in the act of beggary. The welfare measures have been tailor made keeping in view the varied needs of the community to achieve social justice & to ensure their rights are safeguarded.

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Shri R. Subrahmanyam

Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

The SMILE scheme intends to mainstream the transgender persons & persons involved in the act of beggary by creating an enabling environment for their holistic development. Keeping in view their psycho-social, socio-economic and health issues, it is paramount that the stakeholders converge their efforts to generate awareness among the masses to build an inclusive society.

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Smt. Radhika Chakravarthy

Joint Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India