Nirbhaya Fund


  • The fund is created by Ministry of Finance in 2013 with a corpus of Rs 1000 crore.
  • It is aimed at enhancing the safety and security for women in the country.
  • It is a non-lapsable corpus fund.
  • It is being monitored by Empowered Committee of Officers underĀ  Secretary of Women and Child Development Ministry.
  • It is an inter-ministerial committee which appraises and recommends various projects (schemes) proposed by different ministries to be funded from Nirbhaya Fund.
  • The Fund is administered by Department of Economic Affairs of the finance ministry

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