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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
01 DEC 2021 3:46PM by PIB Delhi
Status of Nirbhaya Fund

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is implementing several projects for safety of women under the Nirbhaya Fund scheme through the States/Union Territories. Details of fund allocation and release to States/ Union Territories by MHA are given below:

                                                                                              (in Rs. crore)

S No

States/ UTs

Total funds approved

Total funds released

1

Andhra Pradesh

29.46

29.46

2

Arunachal Pradesh

11.98

11.98

3

Assam

27.57

27.57

4

Bihar

33.18

33.30

5

Chhattisgarh

23.91

23.91

6

Goa

15.97

12.21

7

Gujarat

249.54

161.48

8

Haryana

22.23

22.24

9

Himachal Pradesh

18.18

18.3

10

Jharkhand

28.43

25.11

11

Karnataka

716.3

210.58

12

Kerala

31.05

27.80

13

Madhya Pradesh

61.43

58.10

14

Maharashtra

352.4

245.04

15

Manipur

14.92

14.93

16

Meghalaya

9.02

9.01

17

Mizoram

12.4

12.52

18

Nagaland

9.1

9.10

19

Odisha

46.03

39.75

20

Punjab

30.25

30.24

21

Rajasthan

45.97

46.97

22

Sikkim

6.95

6.95

23

Telangana

311.74

153.21

24

Tamil Nadu

461.16

276.88

25

Tripura

11.49

11.49

26

Uttar Pradesh

276.91

192.34

27

Uttarakhand

12.85

12.85

28

West Bengal

218.33

92.58

29

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

9.96

7.62

30

Chandigarh

6.18

6.18

31

Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu

12.02

12.02

32

Delhi

702.83

407.31

33

Ladakh

0.8

0.80

34

Lakshadweep

4.96

4.96

35

Jammu & Kashmir

18.31

18.30

36

Puducherry

12.89

9.50

Total

3856.70

2282.59

As per information available, the total budgetary allocation for Nirbhaya Fund by the Government in the last three years is as below:

(in Rs. Crore)

Year

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

Allocation

550.00

550.00

1355.23

 

The funds are released to the States/ Union Territories, as per project guidelines, in installments, and depends on the demand specific to each project. Therefore, the States are not ranked in terms of spending. 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Ajay Kumar Mishra in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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