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Manodhairya scheme


Proposed fund for Manodhairya scheme drops from Rs 80 cr in 2018-19 to Rs 30 cr in 2019-20

March 06, 2020 5:23 am

The Economic Survey of Maharashtra 2019-20 tabled on Thursday, stated that while there were 1,153 beneficiaries of the Manodhairya scheme in the previous year, until October 2019, the number of beneficiaries fell by more than half to 462.

Manodhairya scheme: Victims’ compensation may be recovered

June 12, 2018 5:14 am

Activists and lawyers say some of these revisions are insensitive, and will likely lead to delays and hurdles in victims’ ability to receive the compensation sum.

Manodhairya scheme: Maharashtra government to use CSR funds to compensate victims

January 07, 2018 2:06 am

The department has also increased compensation to Rs 10 lakh in case a woman dies due to rape. Earlier, the compensation was Rs 2 lakh in case the rape of a working woman leads to her death. The sum was Rs 1 lakh for women who were not working.

Changes likely in Manodhairya scheme as Bombay HC panel hears NGOs and officials

November 13, 2017 5:43 am

Anti-human trafficking NGO Justice and Care has recommended that one particular area that needs to be addressed is children subjected to rape or otherwise sexually abused daily after being trafficked.

Manodhairya scheme: ‘1308 survivors have not received compensation’

October 06, 2017 2:57 am

Rape, acid attack survivors who were sanctioned compensation under the state-run scheme from October 2013 to January 2017 were not paid: RTI

What was the need to alter Manodhairya scheme: Bombay High Court asks govt

October 05, 2017 6:00 pm

According to the changes introduced by the government to the scheme in August this year, the compensation was increased from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 10 lakh. However, the eligibility criteria was made more stringent, said one of the PILs.

Two-thirds of rape victims in state are minors: Govt data

September 12, 2017 9:15 am

The state has revised the criteria for those who can avail the scheme and increased the maximum financial assistance to Rs 10 lakh in cases where victims were mentally challenged or then suffered traumatic injuries after gangrape.

Maharashtra: Financial assistance under Manodhairya scheme for rape survivors increased

July 19, 2017 3:42 am

The scheme is aimed at providing financial, medical and legal aid, rehabilitation and counselling to victims of rape, child abuse and acid attacks. At present, a maximum of Rs 3 lakh in assistance is given to victims.

Bring a Manodhairya scheme for boys too: Bombay HC to Maharashtra government

September 01, 2015 1:23 am

The court also observed that several cases of sexual assault had been pending before the competent court that looks at cases under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

Law students, college staff ensure state assistance for child rape victim

August 09, 2015 1:55 am

Students, staff of Symbiosis Law School take up the case of the 13-yr-old girl to get her Rs 3 lakh aid under Manodhairya scheme .