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Press Information Bureau <br />Government of India<br />Ministry of Women and Child Development<br /><span style='float:right;font-size:80%;font-weight:lighter'>29 NOV 2019 4:00PM by PIB Delhi</span>
Nirbhaya Fund

Government of India has set up a dedicated fund called Nirbhaya Fund for implementation of initiatives aimed at enhancing the safety and security of women in the country. Under the Nirbhaya Fund, the proposed projects should have the features like direct impact on safety and security concerns of women, optimum use of existing infrastructure, innovative use of technology, no duplication of existing government schemes/ programmes, provision for real time intervention as far as possible. strict privacy and confidentiality of women’s identity and information and defined monitoring mechanism.

 

The Central Ministries/Departments, States/UTs, Autonomous and other Government Bodies can submit proposals as per the prescribed procedure. As per the guidelines issued by Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Women and Child Development is the nodal authority for appraisal of the schemes/proposals received under Nirbhaya Fund. An Empowered Committeeof officers (EC) under the Chairpersonship of Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development has been set up for appraising various schemes/projects proposed to be funded from the Nirbhaya Fund.

 

The States/UTs-wisedetails of funds sanctioned/ allocated and utilized for the projects being implemented by various Ministries/ Departments out of Nirbhaya Fund are atAnnexure-I.

 

The Empowered Committee in the Ministry of Women and Child Developmentin its meeting held on 22.10.2019 has appraised a project of Ministry of Home Affairs under Nirbhaya Fund for setting up/ strengthening of Women Help Desks in Police Stations in States/UTs at a cost of Rs. 100.00 crore.

 

States/UTs-wise utilization of funds released for Cyber Crime Prevention against Women & Children (CCPWC) Scheme are at Annexure-II.

Annexure-I

 

 

Ministry of Home Affairs

 

State/UT-wise details of the total funds sanctioned/allocated & utilized for Nirbhaya funded Projects.

(In Rs. Lakh)

Sl. No.

State/UT

Total funds sanctioned/allocated to States/UTs

Utilization Certificate Received *

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

2085.00

814.01

2

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

768.86

224.03

3

ASSAM

2072.63

305.06

4

BIHAR

2258.60

702.00

5

CHHATTISGARH

1687.41

745.31

6

GOA

776.59

221.00

7

GUJARAT

7004.31

118.50

8

HARYANA

1671.87

606.00

9

HIMACHAL PRADESH

1147.37

291.54

10

JAMMU & KASHMIR

1256.02

324.53

11

JHARKHAND

1569.81

405.33

12

KARNATAKA

19172.09

1362.00

13

KERALA

1971.77

472.00

14

MADHYA PRADESH

4316.96

639.50

15

MAHARASHTRA

14940.06

0

16

MANIPUR

878.78

0

17

MEGHALAYA

675.39

0

18

MIZORAM

883.57

543.68

19

NAGALAND

689.55

357.84

20

ODISHA

2270.53

58.00

21

PUNJAB

2047.08

300.00

22

RAJASTHAN

3373.2

1011.00

23

SIKKIM

613.33

0

24

TELENGANA

10351.88

419.00

25

TAMIL NADU

19068.36

600.00

26

TRIPURA

766.59

0

27

UTTAR PRADESH

11939.85

393.00

28

UTTARAKHAND

953.27

679.41

29

WEST BENGAL

7570.80

392.73

30

A & N ISLANDS

653.08

147.05

31

CHANDIGARH

746.02

260.83

32

D & N HAVELI

420.00

158.00

33

DAMAN & DIU

420.00

0

34

DELHI (UT)

39090.12

1941.57

35

LAKSHADWEEP

614.71

76.93

36

PUDUCHERRY

496.16

128.55

*The CVCF has been released as one-time grant to States/UTs to support and supplement the Victim Compensation schemes in respective States/UTs and expenditure from this fund is allowed to States/UTs after consuming non-budgetary resource with them. The utilization certificate in respect of Safe City projects and Strengthening of State Forensic Laboratory are not due.

 

 

 

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

State/UT-wise details of the total funds sanctioned/allocated & utilized for Nirbhaya funded Projects.

 

(In Rs. Lakh)

Sl. No.

State/UT

Funds released to States/UTs

Utilization

 
 

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

5864.00

0.00

 

2

UTTAR PRADESH

4020.00

3110.00

 

3

KARNATAKA

3364.00

220.00

 

 

Department of Justice

State/UT-wise details of the total funds sanctioned/allocated & utilized for Nirbhaya funded Projects.

(In Rs. Lakh)

Sl.

No.

State/UT

Funds released to States/UTs

Amount utilized

  1.  

JHARKHAND

495.00

0.00

  1.  

KARNATAKA

697.50

0.00

  1.  

KERALA

630.00

0.00

  1.  

MADHYA PRADESH

1507.50

0.00

  1.  

MAHARASHTRA

3105.00

0.00

  1.  

MANIPUR

67.50

0.00

  1.  

NAGALAND

33.75

0.00

  1.  

ODISHA

540.00

0.00

  1.  

RAJASTHAN

585.00

0.00

  1.  

TRIPURA

101.25

0.00

  1.  

UTTARAKHAND

135.00

0.00

 

Ministry of Women and Child Development

 

1.     Mahila Police Volunteer Scheme - under the Scheme on proposals of 12 States have been submitted and approved. The details of fund released and utilized in respect of those 12 States are as under:

(In Rs. Lakh)

Sl.No

State

Funds released to States/UTs

Amount utilized

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

0.00

0.00

2

Andhra Pradesh

521.39

75.82

3

Chattishgarh

715.55

152.78

4

Gujarat

76.20

41.65

5

Haryana

77.52

88.45

6

Jharkhand

2.64

0.00

7

Karnataka

56.13

0.00

8

Madhya Pradesh

30.18

0.00

9

Mizoram

35.85

0.00

10

Nagaland

9.40

0.00

11

Tripura

30.16

0.00

12

Uttrakhand

68.82

0.00

 

 

 

 

 

2.  One Stop Centre Scheme (OSC)

(In Rs. Lakh)

Sl.No

State

Funds released to States/UTs

Amount utilized

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

96.28

38.95

2

Andhra Pradesh

1167.98

430.47

3

Arunachal Pradesh

981.85

94.37

4

Assam

1408.23

122.79

5

Bihar

1187.90

0.00

6

Chandigarh

37.50

6.99

7

Chattishgarh

2017.19

928.67

8

Dadra and Nagra Haveli

87.33

35.22

9

Daman & Diu

89.18

8.08

10

Delhi

201.18

0.00

11

Goa

96.07

12.11

12

Gujarat

1246.51

56.89

13

Haryana

1011.31

189.09

14

Himachal Pradesh

310.96

15.00

15

Jammu and Kashmir

402.29

48.69

16

Jharkhand

1078.85

48.43

17

Karnataka

1205.41

0.00

18

Kerala

468.86

41.00

19

Lakshdweep

0.00

0.00

20

Madhya Pradesh

2797.60

590.73

21

Maharashtra

1446.54

19.41

22

Manipur

590.45

12.89

23

Meghalaya

436.93

58.17

24

Mizoram

416.75

64.63

25

Nagaland

693.28

211.73

26

Odisha

1038.82

54.46

27

Puducherry

104.08

0.00

28

Punjab

1185.37

65.62

29

Rajasthan

1078.37

171.86

30

Sikkim

132.06

38.90

31

Tamil Nadu

1672.64

45.88

32

Telangana

1396.91

138.07

33

Tripura

374.91

44.66

34

Uttar Pradesh

4088.39

540.02

35

Uttrakhand

566.69

164.31

36

West Bengal

0.00

0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.  Universalization of Women Helpline Scheme

(In Rs. Lakh)

Sl.No

State

Funds released to States/UTs

Amount utilized

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

102.03

0.13

2

Andhra Pradesh

146.26

106.50

3

Arunachal Pradesh

224.64

167.84

4

Assam

112.63

78.55

5

Bihar

202.21

133.36

6

Chandigarh

199.16

132.80

7

Chattishgarh

272.57

204.41

8

Dadra and Nagra Haveli

0.00

0.00

9

Daman & Diu

85.16

20.64

10

Delhi

49.78

0.00

11

Goa

27.90

0.00

12

Gujarat

377.40

241.50

13

Haryana

51.58

7.11

14

Himachal Pradesh

49.70

0.00

15

Jammu and Kashmir

119.49

51.33

16

Jharkhand

34.54

0.23

17

Karnataka

62.70

0.00

18

Kerala

174.96

106.79

19

Lakshdweep

0.00

0.00

20

Madhya Pradesh

62.70

0.00

21

Maharashtra

62.70

0.00

22

Manipur

49.70

49.70

23

Meghalaya

116.48

49.70

24

Mizoram

255.56

187.40

25

Nagaland

257.39

189.23

26

Odisha

191.76

140.64

27

Puducherry

51.08

0.00

28

Punjab

90.13

28.86

29

Rajasthan

109.20

0.00

30

Sikkim

115.14

47.25

31

Tamil Nadu

155.70

62.70

32

Telangana

157.25

123.17

33

Tripura

49.70

0.00

34

Uttar Pradesh

237.86

146.66

35

Uttrakhand

207.90

139.74

36

West Bengal

62.70

0.00

 

4.  Other States/UTs projects

(inRs.lakh)

Sl. No.

State/UT

Funds released to States/UTs

Utilization

 
 

1

MADHYA PRADESH

104.70

0.00

 

2

NAGALAND

255.60

0.00

 

3

RAJASTHAN

470.97

108.89

 

4

UTTARAKHAND

32.40

0.00

 

 

Annexure-II

States which have utilized funds in respect of CCPWC Scheme

(in Rs. Lakh)

Sl. No.

State/UT

Funds utilized

1

HARYANA

231.00

2

HIMACHAL PRADESH

147.00

3

KARNATAKA

282.00

4

KERALA

135.00

5

MADHYA PRADESH

156.00

6

MIZORAM

111.00

7

NAGALAND

148.00

8

ODISHA

58.00

9

TELENGANA

394.00

10

UTTAR PRADESH

393.00

11

UTTARAKHAND

147.00

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, SmritiZubinIrani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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MM/ SB