Ministry of Women and Child Development
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NIRBHAYA FUND

Posted On: 22 JUL 2022 2:41PM by PIB Delhi

The Government of India has set up a dedicated fund called “Nirbhaya Fund” for implementation of initiative(s)/ scheme(s)/ project(s) aimed at enhancing the safety and security of women in the country. The initiatives undertaken and the amount disbursed thereunder as part of Nirbhaya Fund since its inception are at Annexure-I. Further, State/ UT-wise amount disbursed during the year 2019-2022 for the initiatives under Nirbhaya Fund are at Annexure-II.

One of the initiatives, i.e., 24X7 Women Helplines (WHLs) with short-code 181 provides emergency and non-emergency services as well as information dissemination about women centric government schemes, policies and programmes to the needy women.

One Stop Centre (OSC) popularly known as Sakhi Centre, are getting operationalised across the country since 1st April 2015 with the objectives to provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence and distress, both in private and public spaces under one roof and facilitate immediate, emergency and non-emergency access to a range of services including police, medical, legal aid and counselling, psychological support to fight against any forms of violence against women. As of now, 758 OSCs have been approved and out of which 708 are operational in 35 States/.

The services of OSCs and WHL are available both in rural and urban areas.

In addition, Government of India has launched 'Mission Shakti' - an integrated women empowerment programme as umbrella scheme for the safety, security and empowerment of women. Its component of Hubs for Empowerment of Women (HEW) under 'Samarthya sub-scheme, at the National, State/ UT and District level is for facilitating inter-sectoral convergence of schemes and programs meant for women with a mandates to create an environment through awareness generation, sensitization, training etc., in which the women realize their full potential.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Annexure-I

 

The initiatives undertaken and the amount disbursed thereunder as part of Nirbhaya Fund since its inception

 

Ministries/ Departments

Sl. No.

Project Name

Amount

Disbursed

(Rs. in Cr.)

 
 

Ministry of Home Affairs

 

 

Emergency Response Support system (ERSS)

364.03

 

 

Creation of Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF)

200.00

 

 

Cyber Crime Prevention against Women & Children (CCPWC)

142.00

 

Sub-project under CCPWC

 

 

Proposal for providing facility of Social Workers/ Counsellors at the District and Sub- Divisional Police Station Level in Delhi

5.01

 

 

New building with women centric facilities for Special Unit for Women & Children (SPUWAC) and Special Unit for North East Region (SPUNER) at Nanakpura

20.18

 

 

Various other activities under Delhi Police ‘Safety of Women’ Scheme

9.96

 

 

Safe City Proposal for 8 Cities i.e. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai

1349.58

 

 

Establishment of State of Art DNA Lab. at CFSL, Chandigarh

35.40

 

 

Strengthening DNA analysis, cyber forensic & related facilities in SFSLs in 24 States/UTs i.e. Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Goa, Odisha, Puducherry, Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, A&N Islands, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Nagaland

162.33

 

 

Setting up and strengthening Anti-Human Trafficking Units in all districts of States & UTs.

99.86

 

 

Setting up/ strengthening Women Help Desks in Police Stations in all States & UTs (covering 10,000 Police Stations).

157.49

 

 

Proposal for procurement of Forensic Kits for sexual Assault cases

29.03

 

 

Proposal for training of Investigation Officers (IOs)/ Prosecution Officers (POs) through Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) for three years

 

 

Proposal for training of Investigation Officers (IOs)/ Prosecution Officers (POs) through Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) in FY 2022-23

0.00

 

Ministry of Railways

 

Integrated Emergency Response Management System (IERMS)

250.82

 

 

Provision of Video Surveillance System at Konkan Railway Station

17.64

 

 

Proposal for procurement of Tabs for Security of Women

0.00

 

MeiTY/ IIT Delhi

 

Development & Field Testing of panic Switch based safety Device for Cars and Buses for aiding Women’s Safety

3.49

 

Deptt. of Justice

 

Setting up Fast Track Special Courts to dispose off cases pending trial under Rape & POCSO Act

434.31

 

(Extension of the FTSCs for two more years upto FY 2021-22)

0.00

 

M/o Tourism

 

Safe Tourism Destination for women in MP

6.24

 

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

 

Abhaya Project Proposal for safety of women and girl child, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

58.64

 

 

Women’s safety in public transport, UPSRTC, Govt. of U.P.

80.92

 

 

Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation, Govt. of Karnataka on Training women for heavy passengers vehicles

33.64

 

 

Proposal of C-DAC for customization, deployment and management of State-wise vehicle tracking platform

192.95

 

Ministry of Women and Child Development

 

One Stop Centre (OSC)

672.26

 

 

Universalisation of Women Helpline (WHL)

74.39

 

 

Mahila Police Volunteers (MPV)

16.32

 

 

Chirali Proposal, Women Empowerment Directorate

4.71

 

 

  1. and safe Cities Free from Violence against Women and Girls' Programme, Govt. of M.P.

1.04

 

 

Safety and Security of Women, Govt. of Uttarakhand

0.32

 

 

Nirbhaya Shelter Home, Govt. of Nagaland

2.55

 

 

NICSI for Developing Nirbhaya Dashboard

0.24

 

 

Proposal of Department of Information, MSME & Export Promotion, Govt. of UP: Mission Shakti for awareness and capacity building program for safety and empowerment of women and girls in industrial sectors

4.95

 

 

Scheme for critical care and support for accessing justice to rape / gang-rape survivors and minor girls who get pregnant

0.00

 

M/o External Affairs

 

Proposal for opening One Stop Centres (OSCs) in 10 Indian Missions abroad

0.00

 

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Annexure-II

 

State/UT-wise amount disbursed during the year 2019-2022 for the initiatives being implemented under Nirbhaya Fund

(Rupees in crore)

Sl.

No.

States/UTs

Amount

disbursed

 
 

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

7.59

 

2

Andhra Pradesh

28.96

 

3

Arunachal Pradesh

21.76

 

4

Assam

46.88

 

5

Bihar

84.31

 

6

Chandigarh

5.54

 

7

Chattishgarh

41.93

 

8

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

8.34

 

9

Delhi

306.61

 

10

Goa

9.36

 

11

Gujarat

136.60

 

12

Haryana

30.76

 

13

Himachal Pradesh

22.30

 

14

Jammu and Kashmir

24.30

 

15

Jharkhand

41.97

 

16

Karnataka

66.96

 

17

Kerala

33.39

 

18

Ladakh-UT

4.35

 

19

Lakshdweep

0.73

 

20

Madhya Pradesh

125.78

 

21

Maharashtra

154.25

 

22

Manipur

26.08

 

23

Meghalaya

20.00

 

24

Mizoram

22.37

 

25

Nagaland

24.03

 

26

Odisha

66.10

 

27

Puducherry

9.20

 

28

Punjab

31.20

 

29

Rajasthan

84.56

 

30

Sikkim

9.55

 

31

Tamil Nadu

127.22

 

32

Telangana

124.75

 

33

Tripura

15.34

 

34

Uttar Pradesh

317.82

 

35

Uttrakhand

22.82

 

36

West Bengal

29.02

 

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