234 One Stop Centers (OSCs) currently functional in the country; 1,90,527 women affected by violence offered support

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The Ministry is implementing scheme for setting up of One Stop Centres since 1st  April, 2015 to support women affected by violence. The scheme aims to facilitate access to an integrated range of services including medical aid, police assistance, legal aid/case management, psycho-social counselling, temporary support services to women affected by violence. Under the scheme, it has been envisaged that One Stop Centres would be set up across the country in phased manner.

The Ministry is regularly monitoring and reviewing the implementation of One Stop Centres through workshops/conferences with State Governments/UT Administrations and surprise inspection visits by the officers of the Ministry.

The State-wise details of OSC approved, number of OSCs functional and number of women offered support are given below

Sl. No. State/ UTs Total approved OSCs Number of Functional OSCs Number of women supported
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 3 1 472
Andhra Pradesh 13 13 26,884
Arunachal Pradesh 21 2 308
Assam 33 5 720
Bihar 38 8 3,755
Chandigarh 1 1 326
Chhattisgarh 27 27 10,868
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 1 1 40
Daman & Diu 2 1 25
Goa 2 1 977
Gujarat 23 10 894
Haryana 22 7 3,878
Himachal Pradesh 12 1 68
Jammu & Kashmir 22 2 63
Jharkhand 24 3 319
Karnataka 30 7 517
Kerala 14 4 393
Madhya Pradesh 51 50 3,217
Maharashtra 36 11 1,504
Manipur 16 1 10
Meghalaya 11 2 981
Mizoram 9 1 65
Nagaland 11 2 103
Odisha 30 4 857
Puducherry 1 1 51
Punjab 22 7 293
Rajasthan 16 16 4,964
Sikkim 4 1 115
Tamil Nadu 32 6 197
Telangana 31 9 7807
Tripura 8 1 30
Uttar Pradesh 75 24 1,18,833
Uttarakhand 13 4 993
Lakshadweep 0 0 0
NCT of Delhi 0 0 0
West Bengal 0 0 0
  Total 654 234 1,90,527

 

The above Information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development,DR. VIRENDRA KUMAR in reply to an Unstarred Question in the Lok Sabha, today.

 

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