Following actions have been taken by
the Government in Delhi
(24.12.2012) PM addressed the Nation
Minister addresses the nation and expresses concern: Says anger and anguish is justified. Promises that Government will
“examine without delay all aspects concerning safety of women and children and
punishment to those who commit these monstrous crimes”.
setup for women:-
number helpline with number 181 has been setup for women in distress.
(24.12.2012) Home Minister appealed to the protectors.
through interview to various channels appealed to the protesters to return home
as the Government has taken firm action on all issues.
4. (24.12.2012) Fast Track Hearing
Minister and Delhi CM met Chief Justice, Delhi High Court today for starting
fast track hearing in the recent gang-rape case.
Victim being given best possible medical care. Condition is being monitored regularly.
5. (24.12.2012) Committee of Three Eminent Jurists
Justice Verma Committee begins functioning to look into possible
amendments to the criminal law for the quicker trial and enhanced punishment
for criminals, accused of committing sexual assault of extreme nature against
Committee has intimated all concerned to send their responses through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or through fax at 011-23092675 latest by January 05, 2013.
had constituted on 23.12.2012 a three eminent jurists committee to review the existing
laws and suggest suitable changes.
Committee is headed by Shri Justice (Retd.) J.S.Verma,
former Chief Justice of India, Smt. Justice (Retd.) Leila Seth, Former Chief Justice of Himachal
Pradesh and Shri Gopal Subramaniam,
Former Solicitor General of India.
Committee will submit its report within 30 days.
(22.12.2012) Steps for safer travel
* Action has
been taken against the transporter whose bus was involved in the crime.
* Improvement in the public transport system by
increasing the number of buses at night.
* GPS will be
installed on all public transport vehicles to ensure that they do not stray
from their scheduled routes.
* It will be
ensured that all personnel deployed on public transport carry identification
badges and are verified.
Commission of Inquiry
will set up a Commission of Inquiry under the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1952
to review responses to this shocking crime .
* Action taken against erring Policemen.
* Proactive and
enhanced patrolling by police vans/ motor cycles has started along routes taken
by families and women returning late at night from entertainment hubs and work