Ministry of Women and Child Development09-February, 2018 17:41 IST
559 Swadhar Greh presently functional in the country with 17231 beneficiaries

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is administering Swadhar Greh Scheme for relief and rehabilitation of women in difficult circumstances including the victims of sexual harassment. Similarly, a centrally sponsored scheme namely Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) is being implemented for care, protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of children in difficult circumstances including sexually harassed children.

The details of funds allocated/released and utilised under Swadhar Greh during three years i.e. 2015, 2016 and 2016 are

                                                                                   (Rupees in Lakhs)

Year

Year

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

(30.01.2018)

Total Amount

Total Amount

2855.38

4857.82

8378.3

5275.34

 

 

The State/UTs wise details of number of Swadhar Greh presently functional and the number of women beneficiaries are:

 

Category

Number of

Swadhar Greh

Number of

Beneficiaries

 

Total

559

17231

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Dr. Virendra Kumar in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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(Release ID :176444)