Ministry of Women and Child Development
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Nirbhaya Fund

Posted On: 16 MAR 2022 4:52PM by PIB Delhi

Under Nirbhaya Fund, out of an allocation of Rs.6212.85 crore (including Rs. 500 crore allocated to the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the Financial Year 2021-22), a sum of Rs.4340.25 crore has been disbursed/ released by the concerned Central Ministries/ Departments and a sum of Rs.3069.97 crore has been reported to be utilized. It is possible that more funds have been actually utilised, but Utilisation Certificates (UCs) and Statement of Expenditure (SoE), as required, as per provisions of General Financial Rules (GFR) have not been submitted by the concerned States/ Implementing Agencies (IAs).  The States/ IAs are regularly followed up to submit UCs and SoEs.   

The projects/ schemes being implemented under Nirbhaya Fund are at various stages of implementation. The Empowered Committee (EC) of Officers constituted under the Framework for Nirbhaya Fund reviews the status of implementation of approved projects from time to time in conjunction with the concerned Ministries/ Departments/ Implementing Agencies (IAs). Further, the concerned Ministries/ Departments/ IAs, also review the implementation of their respective projects/ schemes at their levels.

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

 

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