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The central government has approved a ‘Safe City Project’ for Lucknow at a total cost of Rs. 194.44 crore under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme with an aim to strengthen security of women in public places.

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Details About Project

  • The city will soon have integrated smart control room, exclusive women outposts, pink toilets, night patrols of women police and women help desks in all police stations with counselors.

  • The project would be implemented as a centrally sponsored scheme with the centre and the state sharing the funding in 60: 40 ratio, an official release.

  • It was approved by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs as part of its plans to implement Safe City Projects in eight selected cities: Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Lucknow - under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.

  • 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 release said.

  • Empowered Committee of Officers for Nirbhaya funds scheme has approved pilot Safe City projects in eight selected metropolitan cities, namely, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Lucknow with a view to provide safety to women in public places at a total cost of Rs. 2919.55 crore.

- Published/Last Modified on: April 2, 2019

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