HOME GO BACK

Santhwana Hostel for Girls Scheme for Construction Working Women Hostel "Gelathi" Special treatment unit for Women Stairya Yojane Kittur Rani Chennamma Award Scheme of Assistance for the Construction/ Expansion of Hostel Building for Working Women Domestic Violence Act Women Welfare Documents

WOMEN WELFARE

Introduction

Santhwana

Aim
To provide counseling and necessary timely help to women who are victims of various atrocities.

Objectives

counseling legal assistance, temporary shelter and financial relief is provided to the victims of rape, sexual harassment, domestic violence and dowry harassment.
Santhwana Centre's are being implemented through NGOs funded by the Department.

  • Santhwana Centres are functioning 24*7 with a counselor and 3 social workers to provide assistance to women in distress.

  • Rs.2000 to a maximum of Rs.10000 are provided as financial relief With the consent of district committee to women who are victims of various atrocities.

  • At present 196 Santhwana centres are functioning at Taluk and District level.

Click HERE to download the list of Girl's hostels.

Hostel for Girls

Aim
To encourage education among rural girls and also to prevent school dropouts in backward taluk and rural areas.

Objectives
  • Girls studying in pre-metric and post-metric govt./aided educational institutions are provided boarding facilities in these hostels.

  • These hostels are funded by the department for staff honorarium, building rent and food allowance.

  • At present 41 hostels are functioning throughout the State, out of which 20 pre-metric and 21 are post-metric.

  • Apart from this, timely funds are released for purchase of utensils and furniture.

  • Action has been initiated to install CC TV in all the hostels for the safety & security purpose.

Click HERE to download the list of Girl's hostels.

Scheme for Construction Working Women's Hostel (STATE)

Aim

To provide safe and suitable accommodation facilities for working women.

Objectives
  • As more women are seeking employment and financial independence they are migrating to urban areas in search of jobs.

  • Financial assistance of Rs. 25.00 lakh of grant is provided to registered NGOs for construction of hostels in 4,000 sq.ft. of area in district centres.

Stairya Yojane

Aim

To provide financial aid within stipulated time.

Objective

financial relief of Rs.25000/- is provided to women who are victims of various atrocities within 24 hours of lodging F.I.R.

  • maximum of Rs. 2.00 lakhs will be provided for extended medical relief for each case.

  • Rs.1.00 lakh will be provided as death relief in case of death of victim due to rape atrocities and acid attack.

"Gelathi" Special treatment unit for Women

Gelathi

Aim
All services under one roof to women affected by violence.
Objectives
Women are provided necessary help in difficult circumstances.

  • Special Treatment Units are established at all District and 145 taluk Hospitals .

  • In Bangalore urban districts these units are functioning in Bowring & Lady Curzon hospital, Vani Vilas hospital, Jayanagar general hospital & K.R.Puram hospital.

  • counseling, medical aid, police assistance, legal assistance are provided under one roof to women who are victims of various atrocities.

  • These units functions 24*7 and also provides services of toll free Women's Helpline 181.

  • In these Units medical officers, legal counselors, Police officers, counselors and Social case workers are functioning for provide essential services.

Kittur Rani Chennamma Award

Aim
To encourage women who have excelled in various field.

Objective
The Kittur Rani Chennamma award is bestowed to institutions and individuals working in the field of women development for a period of at least 5 years.

  • Selection committee has been constituted at the state level under the Chairmanship of the Hon'ble Minister which scrutinizes the proposals.

  • The committee is empowered to select suitable recipients for the awards to be given on the occasion of International Women's Day.

  • The institution award consists of cash of Rs.50,000/- and individual award consists Rs.25,000/- cash prize & a citation.

Scheme of Assistance for the Construction/ Expansion of Hostel Building for Working Women

Aim
To provide budget for construction and expansion of hostel.
Objective
To provide affordable and safe hostel accommodation to working women and also to women who are being trained for employment.

  • Grants are sanctioned to NGO's directly from the Government of India.

  • Out of the total estimated cost of the building 65% will be provided by the Government of India and the State Government will bear 15% and the remaining 25% has to be borne by the NGO.

Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act,2005 Rule 2006

  • Act provides for more effective protection of rights of women guaranteed under the Constitution.

  • For effective implementation, the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 Rules, 2006 came into force on the 26th day of October 2006.

  • The Act has been implemented in Karnataka from June-2007

Protection Officers

The Deputy Directors of Women and Child Development Department and Child Development Project Officers of Integrated Child Development Projects and exclusive 47 protection officers have been appointed as Protection Officers by the Government.
For effective implementation of the Act, Co-ordination Committees have been formed at State, District and Taluk level.

Legal Assistance

Free Legal Aid Centres have been set up in the office of Child Development Project Officers in all districts in association with Karnataka Legal Services Authority.
In these centres, experienced advocates provide legal assistance on every Wednesday and Saturday.

Shelter and Homes

To provide shelter and counselling to women who are victims of domestic violence, Swadhar Centres, Short Stay Homes and Santhwana Centres are notified as Shelter Homes in the state.

Service Providers

116 NGOs are notified as Service Providers to provide legal, medical and other aid and to protect the interest of women who are victims of domestic violence

Coordination Committee

* State Level Co-ordinate Committee
* District Level Co-ordinate Committee
* Taluk Level Co-ordinate Committee

Medical Facility

All the Government hospitals in the state notified to give the medical aid to the aggrieved persons.

One Stop Centre

one_stop_centre

Ministry of Women and Child Development has intended to establish One Stop Centre(Sakhi) to support women affected by violence.

  • These centers will provide counseling, medical assistance, legal and Police assistance under one roof.

  • During 2015-16, Government of India has sanctioned grants to establish OSC in Karnataka at Udupi District and steps are being taken to start the construction of the building.

  • During the year 2016-17 GOI has sanctioned administrative approval for setting of OSC at chamarajnagar chithradurga and Dharwad.

  • During 2017-18 GOI sanctioned for setting of OSC at Mysore, Tumkur and Bagalkot districts at district hospitals.

  • Totally 7 OSC are functioning in state & the centres functions 24X7.

Swadhar Gruha – A Rehabilitation Scheme For women in difficult circumstances

 

The main objective of this scheme is to empower women who are in difficult circumstances by providing them food, shelter, clothing, training and education.

  • During 2015-16 Central Government has merged Swadhar centres & Short stay homes & revise the schemes has Swadhar Gruha.

  • It is implemented through Voluntary Organizations which are registered at least 3 years before and have worked in the field of women welfare having good infrastructure.

  • The Government of India grant is sanctioned to run Shelter Homes, Women's Help-line, Counseling Centre, Training Centre and Medical Centre.

  • At present 48 Swadhar homes are functioning in the State.

Gender Budget

  • The Gender perspective in Human Development emphasizes the need to assess the relative levels of status of women on various development indicators viz., education, health, income safety, survival, work participation, participation in decision making, political participation etc.,

  • The indicators point towards the attainment levels or gaps between men and women.

  • The attainment levels and the gaps for women indicate a need for improvement.

  • The improvement in attainment levels and addressing the gaps in priority sectors through policies, programmes and schemes is the concern of Government.

  • Gender Budgeting has been recognized as a tool with potential to directly promote women's development and empowerment through allocation of resources for women oriented programmes and schemes.

  • It entails identifying and reflecting needed interventions to address gender gaps in sector and local government policies, plans and budgets.

  • It also aims to analyze the gender-differentiated impact of revenue-raising policies and the allocation of resources.

  • The union Government in partnership with the states has taken a number of initiate to address the concerns of the women.

  • Gender based budgeting helps to prioritize and orient public expenditure to reflect the concern of the women.

  • To ensure Gender Equality and to bring women in mainstream of development “The Karnataka Mahila Abhiruddi Yojane” (KMAY) has been implementing in the department since from 03-05-2003.

  • The main objective of this schemes is to ensure that in all beneficiary oriented schemes, atleast 1/3 of the beneficiaries are women.

  • The Gender Budget Statement was introduced as a part of the State Budget in 2007-08.

  • The Fiscal Policy Institute of Finance Department is recognized has Nodal Department and is responsible for preparation & documentation of Gender Budget.

  • The Fiscal Policy Institute of Finance Department, ATI, Mysore and Abdul Nassir Sahib State Institute of Rural Development are promoting capacity building on Gender Budget.

  • The union Government in partnership with the states has taken a number of initiate to address the concerns of the women.

  • Gender based budgeting helps to prioritize and orient public expenditure to reflect the concern of the women.

  • To ensure Gender Equality and to bring women in mainstream of development "The Karnataka Mahila Abhiruddi Yojane" (KMAY) has been implementing in the department since from 03-05-2003.

  • The main objective of this schemes is to ensure that in all beneficiary oriented schemes, atleast 1/3 of the beneficiaries are women.

  • The Gender Budget Statement was introduced as a part of the State Budget in 2007-08.

  • The Fiscal Policy Institute of Finance Department is recognized has Nodal Department and is responsible for preparation & documentation of Gender Budget.

  • The Fiscal Policy Institute of Finance Department, ATI , Mysore and Abdul Nassir Sahib State Institute of Rural Development are promoting capacity building on Gender Budget.

Implementation and Monitoring

  • The concerned line departments are responsible for the implementation of the programmes and schemes & monitoring their monthly progress using the Monthly Programme Implementation Calender(MPIC).

  • In Gender Budget, the Government Programmes & Schemes under the 29 demands for grants are classified into 2 categories.

  • 100 % women beneficiaries schemes are classified into ’A’- Category & Percentage of women beneficiaries range from 30 to 99% of the total intended beneficiaries are classified into ’B’- Category.

  • The impact of Gender Budget on Social & Economic Status of women is jointly monitored by DWCD & Planning Dept.

  • Progress Review meeting of Gender Budget was held on 17-06-2015, 03-10-2015 & 27-05-2016, under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Minister of Women & Child Development.

Details of Allocations for Financial Year 2016-17 & 2017-18

2016-172017-18
PlanNon Plan
Category -’A’405011100499590183
Category -’B’365692224462576979108
Total Allocation (A+B)406193325467567569291
Category -’C’3136287670297311086818
Consolidated Fund (A+B+C) 7198220924972818656109

  • The total number of schemes under category A & B in 2017-18 Budget Estimate is 724, of these 58 are category A & 650 are category B schemes.

  • 52 schemes of category A and 380 schemes of category B are identified as beneficiary oriented schemes & 6 schemes of category A & 251 schemes of category B are identified as non beneficiary oriented schemes.

  • By three consecutive review meetings of held under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Minister, there is a increase in the women beneficiaries and financial target has also been achieve in all departments.

Women Welfare Documents