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Additional 100 One Stop Centres to be set up for women safety

As many as 100 additional districts would have One Stop Centres (OSC) aimed at supporting women affected by violence, as part of plans to cover all districts of the country in due course.
  • In the Programme Approval Board (PAB) meeting of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, 100 additional One Stop Centres have been approved in the states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
  • The OSCs aim to facilitate integrated services for violence-affected women like police assistance, medical aid, psycho-social counselling, legal aid/counselling and temporary stay for five days under one roof.
  • The government has already set up 182 centres since April 2015. 

Expected Questions

Who is the minister for Women and Children Development?
Maneka Gandhi

Where was the First One Stop Centre set up?
Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Additional 100 One Stop Centres to be set up for women safety Additional 100 One Stop Centres to be set up for women safety Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 09, 2018 Rating: 5

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