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Safe City Project: MHA approved Rs 194 crores for Lucknow under Nirbhaya Fund

Safe City Project: MHA approved Rs 194 crores for Lucknow (UP) under Nirbhaya Fund: Details, Project Features, Highlights

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved a 'Safe City' project for Lucknow at a total cost of Rs.194.44 crores. It will be implemented by Uttar Pradesh Police.

Safe City project would be implemented as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme with Centre and State sharing the funding in 60:40 ratio, under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.

This is a part of MHA’s plans to implement Safe City projects in 8 selected cities, under the Nirbhaya Fund including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Lucknow.

Safe City projects are to be implemented in consultation with Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of  Urban Development, Ministry of Electronic and  Information Technology, respective Municipal & Police Commissioners of the cities and civil society organizations.

About Safe City Project Features

Setting up an Integrated Smart Control Room;
Setting up Pink Out-posts (exclusively administered by Women police) for facilitating ease of filing complaint by women;
Pink Patrols of Women police;
Setting up Women Help Desks in all Police Stations with Counsellors;
Augmentation of existing Asha Jyoti Kendra;
Implementing Safety measures in buses, including Cameras;
Improving Street Lighting in identified Hot Spot areas;
Setting up Pink Toilets;
Integration of Women power-help line with single Emergency number ‘112’
Gender sensitization awareness campaigns.

Uttar Pradesh

Capital: Lucknow

Districts: 75

Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath.

Governor: Ram Naik.


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