National Report on the Status of Shelters for the Urban Homeless

This report from India's Supreme Court Commissioners Office on the status of Shelters for Urban homeless sheds light to the honorable Supreme Court on the conditions of urban homeless persons in the country, and the conditions of shelters for urban homeless persons in different states of India. The report outlines the progress of construction of shelters, and provisioning of amenities and allied services to meet the needs of the homeless persons in different states of the country in 2013

Based on field-visit reports to several cities as well as other data from documents of state governments and nonprofits, the report attempts to present issues for future actions by state and central governments and by civil society organizations involved in developing the programme of shelters for urban homeless.

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Supreme Court Commissioners Office