Balsangopan Yojana (Foster Care)

Bal Sangopan Yojana has been launched by the Maharashtra government to help students in collaboration with the Department of Women and Child Development. Bal Sangopan Yojana focuses on children who belong to weaker sections of society.


A monthly grant of Rs 425 per child is provided by the government to foster parents through a charitable organization under Maharashtra Bal Sangopan Yojana 2021.

बाल संगोपन योजना (मुलांसाठी कौटुंबिक देखभाल)

The objective of implementing Maharashtra Bal Sangopan Yojana is to provide care for orphans, homeless, and other vulnerable children in the age group of 0 to 18 years in a family environment. Under this scheme, children whose parents are unable to take care of them due to various reasons will temporarily take them to another Family support will be provided.

Key Features

In this plan, children are temporarily provided with another family, whose parents are unable to take care of them for various reasons, such as disorganization (chronic illness), death, separation, or single parent, or any other disaster. Family care is the need and right of every child, so under the Foster program, a family is made available to the child for a short period of time or longer. So that the child is well nourished and developed.

Major Benefits

Through a charitable trust, a monthly grant of Rs 425 per child is provided by the state government to the foster parents for their basic needs. The charitable trust is given a monthly stipend of Rs 75 per child to implement family and other administrative functions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Maximum 18 years of age can be availed by this child only.
  • All homeless and orphans belonging to economically weaker sections can avail this scheme.
  • All children whose parents cannot take care of them due to separation can also take advantage of this scheme.
  • Children who have leprosy and life imprisonment, HIV / AIDS, children with severe mental disabilities/children with multiple disabilities, parents with disabilities will be given the benefit of this scheme.

People served under MGVSS

Families helped