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Society in Jhansi

Jhansi occupies a significant position for rich history and culture, the lessons of valor and courage, patriotism and nationalism continues to be a bench mark for the generations that followed. Although, Jhansi has progressed with industrialization and urbanization, people here continue to nurture the traditional values and cultural virtues. The confluence of history, customs and traditions along with modernity can well be witnessed in present day Jhansi. While the city has retained its rich history, there is an increased urbanization and modernity which is well accepted by the people here.

villages of Jhansi

Jhansi Diocese

Jhansi Catholic Samaj was established 25 years ago with the motive of striving towards the betterment of society and social welfare in Jhansi and surrounding areas. The aim of Jhansi Diocese is to capacitate and bring equality to poor and oppressed, old and infirm and orphans. They support the handicapped children, sponsor their education and employ them by giving proper vocational training. Some of the programs undertaken by the Jhansi Diocese include:

Home for the old aged and Infirm

With the motive of helping the old, infirm and the helpless people from Jhansi and the surrounding districts, Jhansi Diocese has opened four old age homes across the districts of Jhansi and Lalitpur. Two old age homes are located at Sipri, one at Civil lines in Jhansi and one at Lalitpur district of Jhansi.


orphanage run by jhansi diocese

Orphans and the abandoned children are tended to and cared for in the orphanages run by the Diocese across Jhansi and Lalitpur District. The children are provided proper education or vocational training in the nearby schools.

Disaster Management

Diocese society has been instrumental for disaster management and rehabilitation in Jhansi and surrounding areas. They were responsible in rehabilitating the flood victims in 2005 and 1991. With various programs the Diocese is responsible to bringing the accountability of the government as well minimize the gap between the citizens and the local government.

Contact Details of Jhansi Diocese
Bishop's House, 64, Cantt., Jhansi-284001
Phone No. (0512) 2471391

Jhansi Jan Suvidha Kendra

Inorder to bridge the gap between the public administration and the citizens, the administration has come up with the novel idea to bring about a change in addressing the grievances of public. A toll free number which is provided to the citizens where in they can file any complaint regarding public administration and safety. This ensures round the clock service, that aims to bring in transparency and easy redress methods.

Swarnajayanthi Gram Swarozgar Yojana Jhansi

Under the SGSY program the Babina and Badagaon blocks of Jhansi district have been creating self-help groups of women for livelihood generation programs such as goat and buffalo rearing, running petty shops, etc. Several groups have been initiated in the two blocks and bank accounts have been opened for women to enable to generate savings and availing loan facility etc.

Old Age Homes in Jhansi

Jhansi houses various old age homes which include:

Vanaprastha Old Age Home

To enable the elderly and destitute lead a dignified and self contained life during their sunset years, Vanaprastha old age home in Jhansi works in collaboration with the local bodies and with the active funding of the government. Adequate care, medical attention is given to the old aged which enable them to lead an independent life.

Address: L-10, Ras Bahar Colony, Nandanpura, Jhansi-284003
Phone: 0510 30320383, 09236970347

Old Age Homes for Freedom Fighters

Old age homes were built for freedom fighters who did not have any home. It is located at Civil lines in Jhansi.

NGOs in Jhansi

The NGOs work for the social welfare and betterment of the society especially for the impoverished and people living below the poverty line in the villages here at Jhansi. Each of them work with the goal of economic and political empowerment of the targeted communities by ensuring sustainable livelihood options.

Kamla Vikas Sansthan
1075 A Civil Lines, Jhansi - 284001

Mahakali Gramodhyog Sansthan
Civil Lines, Jhansi - 284001

Manav Foundation
Maharana Pratap Nagar, Jhansi Ho,
Jhansi - 284001
Phone No.9956666372

Women Welfare Jhansi

Manav Samajik Utthan Samiti
74 Naraipura Naina Garh Nagra
Jhansi Ho, Jhansi - 284001
Phone no.: 0510-2310569

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