New 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi List by WCD Ministry for Women

Published Date - 09 May 2018 04:55:58 Updated Date - 09 May 2018 04:56:58

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has given its approval for the establishment of 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi Centres. It was decided in  Central Government’s meeting of Programme Approval Board (PAB). The Government of India has given approval for these One Stop Centres in the 9 states i.e. Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

WCD Department has set up 182 Centres till date under One Stop Centres (OSCs) Scheme. These OSCs are helpful for women affected by violence since April 2015. Till date, around 1.3 lakh women affected by domestic or any other violence have taken assistance from these centres in 33 States / UTs.

The One Stop Crisis Centers facilitates various integrated services for violence affected women which includes police assistance, medical aid, psycho-social counselling, legal aid / counselling, temporary stay for 5 days. All such services under one roof of Sakhi Center are of great help to the aggrieved women

Objectives

  • To provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces under one roof.
  • To facilitate immediate, emergency and non-emergency access to a range of services including medical, legal, psychological and counseling support under one roof to fight against any forms of violence against women.

 

List of 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi by WCD

Central govt. has taken the decision of opening one One Stop Crisis Centre in each district in the cabinet meeting which was held on 21 April 2018. Moreover, central govt. will strengthen each OSC / Sakhi Center and will also provide an additional grant of Rs. 50,000 p.a. for first aid (immediate assistance).

Moreover, govt. is also focusing to universalize the Women’s Helpline (181) Number which was started in April 2015. Now, this number is operational in 30 States / UTs. Every new and existing One Stop Crisis Centers will be integrated with this Women Helpline number. Till date, around 16.5 lakh women have been benefited from this toll free number.

 

List of Approved Districts for One Stop Centres (OSCs) / Sakhi Centers

Name of State / UT

Names of Districts

Haryana (15)

Ambala

CharkhiDadri

Fatehabad

Jhajjar

Jind

Kaithal

Kurukshetra

Mewat

Palwal

Panchkula

Panipat

Rohtak

Sirsa

Sonipat

Yamunanagar

Himachal Pradesh (1)

Mandi

Madhya Pradesh (25)

Agar Malwa

Alirajpur

Anuppur

Ashoknagar

Balaghat

Barwani

Betul

Bhind

Chhatarpur

Damoh

Dindori

Guna

Jhabua

Mandla

Mandsaur

Narsinghpur

Neemuch

Raisen

Rajgarh

Sehore

Shajapur

Sheopur

Sidhi

Tikamgarh

Umaria

Maharashtra

Wardha

Mizoram

Champai

Nagaland

Tuensang

Odisha

Koraput

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore

Uttar Pradesh (52)

Aligarh

Ambedkar Nagar

Amethi (ChatrapatiSahujiMahraj Nagar)

Amroha (J.P. Nagar)

Auraiya

Azamgarh

Baghpat

Ballia

Balrampur

Barabanki

Basti

Bhadohi

Bijnor

Budaun

Bulandshahr

Chandauli

Chitrakoot

Deoria

Etah

Etawah

Farrukhabad

Fatehpur

Gautam Buddha Nagar

Gonda

Hamirpur

Hapur (Panchsheel Nagar)

Hardoi

Jalaun

Jaunpur

Kanpur Dehat

Kanshiram Nagar (Kasganj)

Kaushambi

Kushinagar (Padrauna)

Lakhimpur – Kheri

Maharajganj

Mahoba

Mainpuri

Mathura

Mau

Pratapgarh

RaeBareli

Rampur

Saharanpur

Sambhal (Bhim Nagar)

SantKabir Nagar

Shamali (Prabuddh Nagar)

Shravasti

Siddharth Nagar

Sitapur

Sonbhadra

Sultanpur

Unnao

Total

100

Central govt. will open these OSCs in existing buildings along with some newly constructed buildings in a prescribed format.

 


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