List of 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi by WCD Ministry for Women

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List of 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi by WCD Ministry for Women

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has approved to set up 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi Centres. This decision is taken in the meeting of Programme Approval Board (PAB) of the central government. The central govt. has approved these One Stop Centres in the 9 states namely Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. The List of all the 100 districts where OSCs are going to be opened is given below.

WCD Department has set up 182 Centres till date under One Stop Centres (OSCs) Scheme. These OSCs are helpful for women affected by violence since April 2015. Till date, around 1.3 lakh women affected by domestic or any other violence have taken assistance from these centres in 33 States / UTs.

The One Stop Crisis Centers facilitates various integrated services for violence affected women which includes police assistance, medical aid, psycho-social counselling, legal aid / counselling, temporary stay for 5 days. All such services under one roof of Sakhi Center are of great help to the aggrieved women.

List of 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi by WCD

Central govt. has taken the decision of opening one One Stop Crisis Centre in each district in the cabinet meeting which was held on 21 April 2018. Moreover, central govt. will strengthen each OSC / Sakhi Center and will also provide an additional grant of Rs. 50,000 p.a. for first aid (immediate assistance).

Moreover, govt. is also focusing to universalize the Women’s Helpline (181) Number which was started in April 2015. Now, this number is operational in 30 States / UTs. Every new and existing One Stop Crisis Centers will be integrated with this Women Helpline number. Till date, around 16.5 lakh women have been benefited from this toll free number.

List of Approved Districts for One Stop Centres (OSCs) / Sakhi Centers

Name of State / UT Names of Districts
Haryana (15) Ambala
CharkhiDadri
Fatehabad
Jhajjar
Jind
Kaithal
Kurukshetra
Mewat
Palwal
Panchkula
Panipat
Rohtak
Sirsa
Sonipat
Yamunanagar
Himachal Pradesh (1) Mandi
Madhya Pradesh (25) Agar Malwa
Alirajpur
Anuppur
Ashoknagar
Balaghat
Barwani
Betul
Bhind
Chhatarpur
Damoh
Dindori
Guna
Jhabua
Mandla
Mandsaur
Narsinghpur
Neemuch
Raisen
Rajgarh
Sehore
Shajapur
Sheopur
Sidhi
Tikamgarh
Umaria
Maharashtra Wardha
Mizoram Champai
Nagaland Tuensang
Odisha Koraput
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore
Uttar Pradesh (52) Aligarh
Ambedkar Nagar
Amethi (ChatrapatiSahujiMahraj Nagar)
Amroha (J.P. Nagar)
Auraiya
Azamgarh
Baghpat
Ballia
Balrampur
Barabanki
Basti
Bhadohi
Bijnor
Budaun
Bulandshahr
Chandauli
Chitrakoot
Deoria
Etah
Etawah
Farrukhabad
Fatehpur
Gautam Buddha Nagar
Gonda
Hamirpur
Hapur (Panchsheel Nagar)
Hardoi
Jalaun
Jaunpur
Kanpur Dehat
Kanshiram Nagar (Kasganj)
Kaushambi
Kushinagar (Padrauna)
Lakhimpur – Kheri
Maharajganj
Mahoba
Mainpuri
Mathura
Mau
Pratapgarh
RaeBareli
Rampur
Saharanpur
Sambhal (Bhim Nagar)
SantKabir Nagar
Shamali (Prabuddh Nagar)
Shravasti
Siddharth Nagar
Sitapur
Sonbhadra
Sultanpur
Unnao
Total 100

Central govt. will open these OSCs in existing buildings along with some newly constructed buildings in a prescribed format.

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