Centre to use Nirbhaya fund to set up women help desks, more anti-human trafficking units across India, says Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani on Saturday said that women help desks will be set up in police stations across the country and more anti-human trafficking units established in all districts using the Nirbhaya fund
Maharashtra govt approves Centre's Rs 253-cr Nirbhaya Fund for Mumbai aimed at curbing crime against women
"The Centre will provide financial help for the first three years and later all mechanisms like installation of CCTVs at 500 public places will be maintained by the Maharashtra government," Amitabh Gupta, Principal Secretary, state Home department said.
Tamil Nadu yet to use funds collected under Nirbhaya scheme, says CAG report; raps govt for not setting up control room
Despite four cities in Tamil Nadu qualifying for funds under the Nirbhaya scheme, the state was yet to utilise it, a CAG report said.
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on announced the setting up of a compensation fund under Nirbhaya scheme to provide financial help to children who are victims of sexual crimes.