Ministry of Women and Child Development

934 hostels sanctioned till date under the Working Women Hostel Scheme

Posted On: 09 FEB 2017 4:06PM by PIB Delhi

934 hostels have been sanctioned till date under the Working Women Hostel scheme of Ministry of Women & Child Development all over the country benefitting more than 70,000 working women.

As per the Scheme guidelines, the proposals forwarded by all the State Governments / UT Administrations including North Eastern States are considered by a Project Sanctioning Committee headed by Secretary (WCD) for sanction of Working Women Hostels under the Scheme.

This information was given by Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Smt Krishna Raj in reply to a written question in Rajya Sabha today.
 

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