Home for Special Persons (Nasheman)

Home for Special persons (Nasheman) was established in 1989 at Social Welfare Complex, Township Lahore with the objective to provide professional care, training and rehabilitative services to polish the potential of spacial persons so that they could become earning hands of the society and lead a reasonable and respectable life. Later on,2 new Nasheman were established one each at Faisalabad and Bahawalpur.Besides this, it is also envisaged to provide placement services after training along with counseling and follow up. Presently the institution has capacity to accommodate 100 residents including 50 Day Scholars and 50 Boarders.

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria is enlisted below:

  • Special persons including physically and mentally challenged,  and deaf and dump between age 18 to 50 years domiciled of Punjab are eligible to apply
  • The recommendation of the District Assessment Board is mandatory for admission
  • The applicant is not suffering from any infectious disease
  • Drug addicts or persons without relatives/ guardians, unattainable or illiterate are ineligible for admission

Admission Procedure

  • Any special person desirous of seeking admission in the institution is required to apply on the prescribed form obtainable from the office of institution and all district officers Social Welfare in Punjab.
  • The period of stay/ training of a resident is three to six months depending upon duration of the course Extension of stay beyond course period is not granted in any case
  • The guardians/ parents give firm written commitment of voluntary admission and subsequent possession for rehabilitation of their off springs after discharge from the institute
  • Admission is made on merit after an assessment by an admission committee of the following:

Director (Programme), Social Welfare & Bait-ul-Maal, Punjab

Superintendent, Home for Disabled Persons (Nasheman)

Deputy Director (Planning), Social Welfare & Bait-ul-Maal, Punjab
Chairperson of Advisory Committee                                         


Nasheman provides following facilities to its residents:

  • Free boarding & lodging
  • Medical care in the Institution or through referral to medical institution
  • Training in the following categories are offered:
    • Home Appliances Repairing (6 months)
    • Software and Hardware packages (6 months)
    • Tailoring