The transit home Pashupatinagar, established in 2001 is located at PashupatinagarVDC; ward no 4 at district of Illam which lies in the Eastern Development region. It is a part of Mechi zone and adjoins the districts of Panchathar to the North, Morang to the South West, and Jhapa to the South.
The district borders with the Indian state, West Bengal in the North. This area is particularly high-risk areas in regard to women trafficking as the open border of Nepal-India and regular flow of people from both sides has created a conducive environment for trafficking. Accordingly, the Home is working together with border police in intercepting the potential victims of trafficking.