Nirbhaya Fund

  • From tandoor to Latur, no security for women, says Modi 09-04-2014 05:54 PM

    Latur: The Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has attacked the Congress leadership over the death of a youth Congress worker in Latur of Maharashtra. "I ask Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi what they have done for women's security. The old timers would remember there was a powerful...
  • Modi takes jibe at Congress, calls Delhi a rape capital 01-04-2014 09:02 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed three election rallies in Madhya Pradesh. His first rally was scheduled in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh after which went to Madhya Pradesh to conduct three rallies in Shahdol, Rewa and Jabalpur. Heavy security arrangements have been made...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet 19-02-2014 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday promised additional Rs 1,000 crore for the Nirbhaya fund in the interim Budget 2014. But members of the Nirbhaya task force allege that the existing funds are not being utilised at all. They say nothing has been done to empower women's safety...
  • Nirbhaya Fund gets additional Rs 1,000 crore in Budget 17-02-2014 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday allocated an additional Rs 1,000 crore to the Nirbhaya Fund for the safety and empowerment of women. "In order to make it clear that the (Nirbhaya) fund will be a prominent fund, I intend to declare the grant of Rs 1,000 crore...
  • Government okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles 02-01-2014 11:09 PM

    The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India. The approval was given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) at its meeting...
  • Nirbhaya fund with FM, will soon roll out schemes: Krishna Tirath 24-08-2013 03:45 PM

    Soon after the gangrape of a paramedical student in Delhi in December, the government had announced a Nirbhaya fund. Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath has said that the schemes for women will be rolled out soon once they are approved by the concerned ministries. "The Nirbhaya fund is...
  • Govt seeks Parliament's approval for additional Rs 7,500 crore spending 23-08-2013 01:31 PM

    The government on Friday sought Parliament's approval to spend an additional Rs 7,500 crore including Rs 1,000 crore for setting up of 'Nirbhaya Fund' for safety of women and a similar amount for women's bank. The first batch of supplementary demands for grants for 2013-14 involving an additional expenditure of...