MHA approves Rs 194.44 'Safe City' project for Lucknow

Shobhit Kalra
Published on: 1 Nov 2018 12:06 PM GMT
MHA approves Rs 194.44 Safe City project for Lucknow
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Lucknow: The Union Home Ministry approved to finance Rs 194.44 safe City project for lucknow to make Lucknow safe for women.

The project under Nirbhaya Fund Scheme aims to strengthen security for women in public places.

Under this project, the city will be provided integrated smart control room, exclusive women outposts, pink toilets, night patrols of women police and women help desks in all police stations with counsellors.

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The project would be implemented as a centrally sponsored scheme with the centre and the state sharing the funding in 60:40 ratio

Union Ministry of Home Affairs approved to implement Safe City Projects in eight selected cities Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Lucknow under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.

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The project is being implemented in consultation with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology, respective municipal and police commissioners of the cities besides civil society organisations.

The 'Safe City' proposal for Lucknow will be implemented by Uttar Pradesh Police.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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