Centre sets up 733 One Stop Centres for women security across the country so far
According to Union Minister Smriti Irani the government has set up 733 One Stop Centres across the country so far and also sanctioned a budget for 300 more such centers for women security.
An overview of the news
These one stop centers are providing a range of integrated services including police facilitation, medical aid, legal aid, counseling and temporary shelter to women affected by violence or in distress.
In the last nine years, more than 34 women helplines are working in the country for the welfare of women in the country.
Anganwadi services have been strengthened in the country and all Anganwadi centers have been linked through smart phone mobiles.
So far 11 lakh smartphones have been distributed to Anganwadi workers.
A system called Poshan Tracker has been set up and more than nine crore beneficiaries are taking advantage of it.
Maternity Benefit Scheme
Maternity Benefit Scheme- Under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, about 3 crore 32 lakh women in the country have received Rs 13,650 crore in their bank accounts through DBT.
The government has set up 1,023 fast-track courts in the country, of which 418 are exclusively POCSO courts.
More than 780 district-wise anti-human trafficking units are functioning in the country.
In the last nine years, the NDA government has taken forward projects worth Rs 12,000 crore, including the Nirbhaya Fund.
One Stop Centres Scheme
One Stop Center is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) to address the problem of violence against women.
It is a sub-scheme of the National Mission for Empowerment of Women scheme.
One Stop Centers have been set up across the country to provide integrated support and assistance under one roof to women affected by violence in private and public spaces.
The scheme is funded through Nirbhaya Fund.
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