State Level Monitoring Committee Meet on SUH

State Level Monitoring Committee Meet on SUH

  • State Level Monitoring Committee on Shelters for Urban Homeless in the state of Andhra Pradesh was constituted on 23rd August, 2018 and had its meeting on 28th August,2018 at the Chamber of Principal Secretary to Government, MA & UD Department, AP Secretariat,Velagapudi, Amaravathi.
  • The constituted committee include Shri. JC Sharma - IAS(Rtd) as a Chairman, Shri Karikal Valevan - Principal Secretary to Govt MA & UD Department, Shri CL Venkat Rao-  Vice Chairman of AP Swachchandhra Corporation, Shri Irfan Basha as members and Shri P.Chinna Thathaiah – Mission Director MEPMA as a convenor.
  • The said committee had detailed discussion on the SUH program and following action points are suggested.
  1. Geo tagging of the existing shelters to be done.
  2. Interaction with the Stakeholders i.e., Homeless shall be taken up either by the Committee members or by the identified NGOs to know their need.
  3. Inspection report and profile of each existing shelter should be done and submitted to the committee.
  4. Long standing inmates are to be provided with skill trainings so as to make them self-reliant.
  5. Biometric and CC Camera facility may be provided to each shelter.
  6. Third party inspection on the shelters to be arranged at the local level.
  7. The committee proposed to visit a few shelters in the coming days and decided to held next meeting on 26th of September, 2018.

    PRESENT STATUS OF THE SCHEME :

  • 97 SUHs were sanctioned, out of that…
  • 59 shelters are functioning in 54 ULBs.
  • 2 shelters are not functioning due to court cases and others.
  • 9 shelters are under construction (new building).
  • 27 shelters are under refurbishment/ yet to be started.
  • A total of 4539 homeless are in SUHs state wide out of which nearly 600 members are newly joined in the month of August in SUHs state-wide.