There are 1.77 million homeless people in India, or 0.15% of the country’s total population, according to the 2011 census consisting of single men, women, mothers, children, the elderly, and the disabled.
As per last census, Karnataka has 75,635 homeless & Bengaluru has around 5129 (estimated).
Presently the city corporation (BBMP) has allocated only 9 shelters as against the estimated 78 shelters across the different wards. The COVID situation makes this even more challenging.
Project Nammane is a project by India Impact Consortium which works with BBMP to improve the conditions for the homeless in Bengaluru
Project Nammane is a social enterprise that works with BBMP to improve the conditions for the homeless in Bangalore
a)access to elementary public services such as health, education, food, housing, water and sanitation.
b)Supporting the urban homeless with getting the required social entitlements.
c)Supporting the urban homeless with jobs
5. Lobbying with the government for more shelters.