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Fifty-nine proposals received under Nirbhaya funds: Smriti Irani
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Fifty-nine proposals received under Nirbhaya funds: Smriti Irani

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New Delhi, Jul 11 : The Government has received a total of 59 proposals from various Ministries and State Governments and Union territories Administrations under Nirbhaya Fund during the last 3 years, Minister for Women and child development Smriti Irani told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

In a written reply in the House, the Minister said, 'The Government has received a total of 59 proposals from various Ministries and State Governments and Union territories Administrations under Nirbhaya Fund during the last 3 yrs 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19 onwards.'

Till date, 30 projects/schemes have been appraised & recommended by Empowered Committee of officers for funding under Nirbhaya Fund, the Minister said. (UNI)