MHA approves Rs 194.44 ‘Safe City’ project for Lucknow

MHA approves Rs 194.44 'Safe City' project for Lucknow

MHA approves Rs 194.44 'Safe City' project for Lucknow

Lucknow: The Union Home Ministry approved to finance Rs 194.44 safe City project for lucknow to make Lucknow safe for women.

The project under Nirbhaya Fund Scheme aims to strengthen security for women in public places.

Under this project, the city will be provided integrated smart control room, exclusive women outposts, pink toilets, night patrols of women police and women help desks in all police stations with counsellors.

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The project would be implemented as a centrally sponsored scheme with the centre and the state sharing the funding in 60:40 ratio

Union Ministry of Home Affairs approved to implement Safe City Projects in eight selected cities Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Lucknow under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.

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The project is being implemented in consultation with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology, respective municipal and police commissioners of the cities besides civil society organisations.

The ‘Safe City’ proposal for Lucknow will be implemented by Uttar Pradesh Police.