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Umbrella Scheme on “Safety of Women”

  • 23 Feb 2024
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Source: PIB

The Union Cabinet approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) for the continuation of the implementation of the Umbrella Scheme on ‘Safety of Women’ for the period from 2021-22 to 2025-26.

  • Of the overall project cost, a portion will be financed by the MHA from its budget, while the remaining will be sourced from the Nirbhaya Fund.
  • The Government of India has proposed to continue the following projects under the Umbrella Scheme for “Safety of Women”:
  • According to the NCRB data, the rate of crime against women per one-lakh population stood at 66.4, while the chargesheeting in such cases was logged at 75.8.

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