Sustainable Livelihoods


Self help initiatives

GHMC boasts of 42,820 strong women groups across the city of Hyderabad. Apart from micro financial assistance and bank linkage, GHMC also promotes skill trainings by way of jute product making, stitching, embroidery, English training, and computer skills to SHG women.
Our partners are Lion club auto flying foundation etc,.

Youth activities

We periodically conduct job melas and provide an interface between employable youth and companies. So far 265 have been employed through such placements. We also facilitate conduct of soft skill training and job skill up gradation activities for youth.

Aasara for Senior Citizens

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has been working for the welfare and up liftment of various sections of the society within its jurisdiction. In this Endeavour, the GHMC has decided to create a platform for the elderly/ Senior citizens as an affirmative action in their favour. Accordingly “Aasara” programme was conceptualized on 30thAugust, 2007.

  • • Issue of Senior Citizen ID/Privilege cards
  • • Formation of Senior citizen Associations
  • • Establishment of Day Care Centres
  • • Conducting Medical Camps
  • • Organizing Awareness Sessions
  • • Giving Legal Support
  • • Providing physical Aides.


Day care centres are established to develop the social relations and to overcome the loneliness among Senior Citizens. These Centres are acting like mini cultural centres. Day Care Centres are established by providing playing material like Carom boards, Chess boards, Exercise Bicycle, Chairs, Almirah, Tables, TV, Weighing machine, etc. So far 98 Day Care Centres are established.
For each centre where Sr.Citizen can come and relax with their colonies in some places physiotherapy centres and healing centres are being operated for Sr.Citizen welfare.
GHMC is initiative to establish genetic homes in each of zones.

List of Day Care Centers

Night shelters

GHMC runs 14 night shelters and homes across the city to keep people off the streets and avoid the ills associated with it. It provides safe shelter and partnering with various NGOs it seeks to rehabilitate shelter less people.

Street vendor rehabilitation

As per Supreme Court guidelines GHMC is in the process of identifying street vending zones and shifting street vendors off streets where they are susceptible to accidents and evictions and providing safe vending zones for them.
Model street vender zones are being proposed infrastructure and ideational partners are invited.

Family counseling

Under a unique concept of “unite Families and divide waste” GHMC has taken on the mantle of bringing together estranged families by way family counselling through its extensive network of SHG women. Under these process effective negotiators among SHG women are identified and trained to act as family counsellors and solve issues of estrangement and separation. So far GHMC has united 125 no of families.

Alcoholism in swachh drivers

GHMC has also taken on a proactive role in trying to reduce alcoholism and tobacco addiction among its auto drivers and sweeping staff so that it does not debilitate their families.
So far it has conducted 30 addiction drives.




e-Libraries

GHMC seeks to establish 1000 e Libraries in slum localities / colonies by providing facilities like news papers, magazines and computers with internet facility to provide knowledge access to the community at easy reaching distance.

    The following materials are provided at the e- Library
  • • 10 types of news papers of various languages based on the community demand
  • • Monthly and fortnight magazines
  • • Two computers with internet connectivity
  • • Sufficient tables and chairs
  • • Racks for display the books

Each e library costs 2 lakhs with all the equipment mentioned above including computers and internet connectivity. Interested persons can donate books and systems too as standalone initiatives.
We have already established 300 e-Library across the city.

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