National Policy for Safety of Women
One Stop Centers and Women Helpline (181) are being set up to facilitate women to access justice. Swadhar Greh and Ujjawala Schemes are being administered by Ministry of Women and Child Development for relief and rehabilitation of women in difficult circumstances, including the victims of rape.
Ministry of Finance, Government of India had set up a dedicated fund called Nirbhaya Fund for implementation of initiatives aimed at enhancing the safety and security for women in the country. Set up in 2013, the corpus transferred to the Public Account for the Nirbhaya fund till 2015-16 is Rs. 2000 Crore.
Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs has issued guidelines for simplified procedure for making optimal utilization of Funds from the Nirbhaya Fund. Ministry of Women & Child Development in consultation with the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs has also issued guidelines for proposals from Central Government Ministries/Departments, States/UTs to be funded under Nirbhaya Fund.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development , Smt. Krishana Raj in the Rajya Sabha.