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

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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