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There are 500 Working Women Hostels functional in the country. State-wise list of functional hostels is placed at Annexure I. District-wise details of hostels functional in Rajasthan are placed at Annexure II.                                                                    State-wise, year-wise total amount of Central funds disbursed to the hostels since 2014 is placed at Annexure III. No new proposal for construction/rent of Working Women Hostel has been received from the State of Rajasthan since 2014-15 till date.                            State-wise total capacity of such hostels along with number of residents and vacancies in the functional hostels is placed at Annexure I. District-wise such details for the State of Rajasthan is at Annexure II.                                                                                     Working Women Hostels is a demand driven scheme and sanction for new hostels is given on receipt of proposals from the State Government/UT Administration as per Scheme Guidelines. Provision has been made, inter-alia, for single women and students undergoing training or pursuing higher education to avail Working Women Hostel facility in the revised scheme under the new Mission Shakti.                                                                     Government has not received any information on the closure of Working Women Hostels during the Covid-19 pandemic induced lockdown. As per Scheme Guidelines, financial assistance is provided for construction/running hostel in rented premises and regular maintenance/running of the Working Women Hostels is done by the implementing agency.   This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

ANNEXURE-I

S. No. State/UTs No. of Hostels Functional Capacity

 

[A]

No. of Residents

[B]

No. of Vacancies

 

[B] –[C]

1 Andhra Pradesh 36 2213 1213 1000
2 Arunachal Pradesh 05 300 48 252
3 Assam 11 369 223 146
4 Bihar 0 No hostel is functional
5 Chhattisgarh 02 160 31 129
6 Goa

 

01 32 40 NIL
7 Gujarat 09 600 277 323
8 Haryana 8 590 332 258
9 Himachal Pradesh 6 205 114 91
10 Jammu & Kashmir 00 No hostel is functional
11 Jharkhand 02 300 121 179
12 Karnataka 42 4398 1992 2406
13 Kerala 114 7706 3040 4666
14 Madhya Pradesh 14 672 317 355
15 Maharashtra 71 5325 2044 3281
16 Meghalaya 3 133 91 42
17 Mizoram 2 106 106 00
18 Manipur 14 862 133 729
19 Nagaland 12 889 405 484
20* Orissa 09

 

551 410 141
21 Punjab 08

 

290 568 NIL
22 Rajasthan 14 849 251 598
23 Sikkim 01 74 35 39
24 Tamil nadu 65 1065 335 730
25 Telangana 7 200 200 00
26 Tripura 0 No hostel is functional
27 Uttrakhand 0 No hostel is functional
28 UP 8 538 211 327
29 West Bengal 11 126 112 14
30 Chandigarh 6 397 266 131
31 Delhi 16 2490 2130 360
32 Pondicherry 03 217 135 82
Total 500 31657 15007 16763

Annexure II

 

 

 

S. No. District Working Women Hostel Name Sanctioned Capacity No. of Inmates
1. Jaipur 1. Rajasthan University women’s Association, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Location- Jaipur

District- Jaipur

92 + 20* 30
2. Sikar 1. Mody Institute of Education

Education and Research, Lachmangarh, Sikar, Rajasthan

Location- Sikar

District- Sikar

106 + 30* 26
3. Jhunjhunu 1. Indira Gandhi Balika Niketan, Ardawata Jhunjhunu Rajasthan

Location- Ardawata Jhunjhunu

District- Jhunjhunu

50 + 20* 7
2. Khetri Vikas Samiti Khetri, Jhunjhunu Rajasthan

Location- Khetri

District- Jhunjhunu

25 7
4. Tonk 1. Banasthal Vidyapeeth,

Banasthali, Rajasthan, Location- Banasthali

District- Tonk

107 78
5. Bhilwara 1. Shri Gandhi Shikshan Samity, Gykabpara, Bhilwara, Rajasthan

Location- Bhilwara

District- Bhilwara

30 4
2. Mahila Ashram,

Bhilwara, Rajasthan

Location- Bhilwara

District- Bhilwara

52 1
6. Naugur 1. Grameen Vidyapeeth Sanstha, Near PHED BRM College Road

Naugur-341001Rajasthan

Location- Plot No. 381 Khsra, 29 Rakba Naugur

District- Naugur

44 0
7. Kota 1. Municipal Council Kota

Location- Kota

District- Kota

51 8
8. Chittorgarh 1. Municipal Council, Chittorgarh 40 12
9. Bharatpur 1. Arya Vidyapeeth Society, Bhusawar, The. Weir (Bharatpur),

Distt.

Location- Bhusawar

District- Bharatpur

30 15
2. Arya Vidyapeeth Society, Bhusawar, The. Weir (Bharatpur),

Distt.

Location- Bhusawar

District- Bharatpur

24 8
3. Arya Vidyapeeth Society, Bhusawar, The. Weir (Bharatpur),

Distt.

Location- Bhusawar

District- Bharatpur

98 47
10. Jodhpur 1. Urban Improvement Trust, Jodhpur

Rajasthan

Location- Jodhpur

District- Jodhpur

30 8
Total 849 251

* Capacity of crèche facility for working mothers.

 

Annexure III

 

Amount: in Rs. Lakh

State/

UT

 

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
Funds

released

Funds

released

Funds

released

Funds

released

Funds

released

Funds

released

Funds

released

Funds

released

Andhra

Pradesh

326.47 181.08 247.88 476.93 146.49
Arunachal

Pradesh

88.48 268.42 192.54 193.46 116.76
Assam 8.83 7.77 7.76
Chhattisgarh 5.45
Gujarat 183.76 69.70
Himachal

Pradesh

265.83 111.86
Karnataka 46.67 973.66 482.5
Kerala 20.67 244.80 932.17 252.56 901.5

 

273.97
Madhya Pradesh 347.99 244.03 191.19
Maharashtra 251.76 7.17 161.43 39.89
Mizoram 170.62 136.50
Manipur 35.32 92.08 149.74 462.27 915.51 169.49 990.61 164.70
Nagaland 58.53 181.03 442.48 600.56 419.58 244.24 223.67 96.09
Punjab 136.50
Tamil Nadu 392.18 350.25
Telangana 322.89 268.91 746.10
Delhi 179.58 300.18 11.52
Rajasthan
Total 899.03 1219.17 2312.80 2695.54 3034.10 3254.76 1954.29 1162.87

 

 

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