Nirbhaya Fund Current Affairs - 2019

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Tracking Progress of ‘Safe City Programme’

According to recent media reports, not much progress has been made in making cities safer for women even one year after launch of Safe City programme. It highlights poor guidelines and improper utilization of funds and focus on general elections as main reasons for it. About Safe City programme It was launched with objective of Read More…

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SAECKs – Special Kits to Probe Sexual Assault Cases

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has distributed over 3,100 special kits SAECKs for collecting blood and semen samples, besides other evidence, to carry out immediate investigations into sexual assault cases among states and Union Territories. SAECK Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits (SAECKs) or ‘rape investigation kits’ are specially designed kits to carry out the Read More…

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Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal launched

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched the Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal as part of the women safety initiatives. Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) The Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) is an online Read More…

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Sakhi Centres

Sakhi centre or One Stop Centre (OSC) is a fully sponsored scheme of Central Government. These centres are set up through the Nirbhaya Fund under the National Mission for Empowerment of women by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. About the Sakhi centre Sakhi centres offer integrated services like medical, legal, psycho-social support and Read More…

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Government approves 3 new proposals under Nirbhaya Fund

Union Government has approved three proposals under Nirbhaya Fund including setting up of 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs). Decision in this regard was taken by Empowered Committee of Officers under Nirbhaya Fund, under Chairmanship of Secretary, Women and Child Development Ministry. Apart from these three proposals, in-principle approval to proposal of Union Ministry of Read More…

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Government to set up additional 100 One Stop Centres for women safety

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in its Programme Approval Board (PAB) meeting has approved setting up additional 100 One Stop Centres (OSCs) for women affected by violence. These OSCs will be set up in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. One Stop Centres (OSC) scheme Read More…

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Government approves Rs 2,919 crore projects under Nirbhaya fund to create 8 safe cities

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has approved projects worth Rs 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund for creating eight safe cities. They are Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Lucknow. Key Facts The projects for safe cities will have special focus on women safety in public spaces and quick response systems Read More…

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