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Nearly 195 One Stop Centres are functional in country, says WCD

The One Stop Centres (OSC) have been set up since April 2015 to support women affected by violence.


PTI Last Updated at 02 Aug 2018, 19:08 IST India

Nearly 195 One Stop Centres providing single-window services such as medical aid, police assistance, legal aid and temporary shelter to women affected by violence are functional in the country, the Rajya Sabha was told today.

The One Stop Centres (OSC) have been set up since April 2015 to support women affected by violence.

OSCs will be set up in every district across the country in a phased manner, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar told Rajya Sabha.

About 195 One Stop Centres are functional at present, he said.

The ministry has approved setting up of five One Stop Centres at Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Mallapuram, Kannur, and Wayanad districts of Kerala.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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