Sakhi Nivas – Working Women Hostel by Secunderabad Cantonment Board

The Secunderabad Cantonment Board has constructed a Working Women Hostel under the guidance of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India for facilitating accommodation to working women.

Applications are invited from eligible working women for accommodation in “Sakhi Nivas – Working Women Hostel” at Mudfort, Secunderabad Cantonment at a nominal fee as prescribed by the Ministry of Women & Child Development. It may be noted that the working women having a salary below Rs.50,000/- per month are entitled for applying for accommodation. Provision for children of working women, up to the age of 18 years for girls and up to the age of 5 years for boys may be accommodated in such hostels with their mothers.

a. The applicant will be called for an interview at her own expense by the Hostel Management Committee, if required. Offer of allotment of accommodation will be made as per accommodation available at that period of time depending on the income of the applicant. The Hostel Management Committee may accept or reject an application at their own discretion and their decision will be final. In case the allottee fails to occupy the room within seven days of the notification of the allotment, the allotment will stand cancelled and no further communication will be entertained.
b. All admissions will be made for a term not more than three years. In exceptional circumstances for reasons to be recorded in writing, allow working women to stay in Hostel, beyond the three year period, subject to the conditions that the period of extension shall not exceed six months at one time and that the total stay of women with extensions shall not exceed five years.

The interested working women may download the application form from and submit it to the “Chief Executive Officer, Secunderabad Cantonment Board, Court Compound, SP Road, Secunderabad – 500003”.

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Intake info and requirements for 2024:
Monthly Accommodation (on twin sharing basis) & mess fees:
i. 10% of the gross emoluments of the applicant
ii. 5% of the gross emoluments for day care centre per child
iii. Mess fee as per actual / as per rate quoted by the approved contractor.

Application Form: Download Link.

Rules & Regulations: Download PDF.

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