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Saturday, January 25, 2020

night shelters


Lack of awareness and poor location keep homeless away from shelters

December 25, 2017 2:26 pm

In 2010, the Supreme Court had ordered one homeless shelter for every one lakh people in 62 cities. As per 2011 census, the population of Pune is 31 lakh, which means the city should have a total of 31 shelters for the homeless.

Women living in night shelters at huge risk: DCW chief

May 22, 2016 10:00 am

"We stayed the entire night in a night shelter. The girls are living in precarious conditions, their safety is at huge risk,” Maliwal told reporters.

Night shelters: Court pulls up govt for ‘insensitive’ approach

October 21, 2015 2:49 am

The BMC had forwarded the proposal for seven shelters.

Cold comfort

January 11, 2015 1:42 am

Sub-inspector Lalit Kumar and nine other men in khaki walk around, keeping a general ‘nazar’ on everyone.

Look at setting up shelters on pavements, HC tells govt, NGO

January 08, 2015 4:20 am

Asks both parties to submit joint report within a week on setting up more night shelters in the city.

Patrol teams to monitor homeless, govt tells court

December 13, 2014 1:14 am

It has been launched this week as part of DUSIB’s ‘winter action plan’.

39 new night shelters this winter, 11 for women

October 29, 2014 1:54 am

There are a total of 184 shelters — permanent and temporary — set up by the DUSIB in the capital.

Need more shelters for winter, NGOs tell court

September 20, 2014 1:06 am

The court will pass order on September 24.

Provide data on de-addiction centres, night shelters for homeless in capital: HC to govt

September 19, 2014 1:50 am

The court had, in 2010, taken up a PIL on the condition of night shelters for the homeless in the city.

City’s night shelters turned into summer relief centres

June 10, 2014 2:46 am

Water dispensers have been installed in key points, but patients are still finding it hard to battle the heat.