Scheme in news: One Stop Centre scheme (OSCs)

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  • May 24, 2021
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Scheme in news: One Stop Centre scheme (OSCs)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS -II – Policies and interventions and their effects

In news

  • One Stop Centre Scheme (OSCs) was in news recently. 
  • It has provided assistance to over 3 lakh women so far.
  • Implemented by: the Ministry of Women and Child Development 

Key takeaways 

  • The scheme is implemented through State Governments/ Union Territory (UT) Administrations.
  • Objective: To provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence and in distress, both in private and public spaces, under one roof and facilitate immediate, emergency and non-emergency access to a range of services including police, medical, legal aid and counseling, psychological support to fight against any forms of violence against women.
  • Till date, 701 OSCs in 35 States/UTs have been operationalised.

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