Fifty-nine proposals received under Nirbhaya funds in last 3 yrs: Smriti Irani

NEW DELHI, July 11: The Government has received a total of 59 proposals from various Ministries and State Governments and Union territories Administrations under Nirbhaya Fund during the last 3 years, Minister for Women and child development Smriti Irani told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
In a written reply in the House, the Minister said, ”The Government has received a total of 59 proposals from various Ministries and State Governments and Union territories Administrations under Nirbhaya Fund during the last 3 yrs 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19 onwards.”
Till date, 30 projects/schemes have been appraised & recommended by Empowered Committee of officers for funding under Nirbhaya Fund, the Minister said. (UNI)