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Nirbhaya Fund

‘Nirbhaya Fund’ has been created to ensure dignity and safety of girl children and women. The Fund has been created as a corpus in public account in Department of Economic Affairs (DEA). Rs. 2000/- crore has been credited in the Fund. As and when the schemes from Ministries/Departments are approved to be funded from ‘Nirbhaya Fund’ suitable allocations are done in their respective Demands and the corpus in DEA is reduced by that amount. Allocation from Nirbhaya Fund has been made for the following schemes:
i) ‘Scheme on Women Safety on Public Road Transport’ administered by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways – Rs. 50,00 crore;
ii) ‘Schemes on Backend Integration of Distress Signal from Victims with Mobile Vans and Control Rooms’ administered by Ministry of Home Affairs – Rs. 150.00 crore.