Budget 2014-15 Highlights regarding Women & Child Development & Drinking Water & Sanitation
Women & Child Development
>>>> Outlay of Rs. 50 crores for pilot testing a scheme on “Safety for Women on Public Road Transport”.
>>>> Sum of Rs. 150 crores on a scheme to increase the safety of women in large cities.
>>>> “Crisis Management Centres” in all the districts of NCT of Delhi this year government and private hospitals.
>>>> A sum of Rs. 100 crore is provided for “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana”, a focused scheme to generate awareness and help in improving the efficiency of delivery of welfare
services meant for women.
>>>> School curriculum to have a separate chapter on gender mainstreaming.
Drinking Water & Sanitation
>>>> 20,000 habitations affected with arsenic, fluoride, heavy/ toxic elements, pesticides/ fertilizers to be provided safe drinking water through community water purification plants in next 3 years
>>>> “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” to cover every household with sanitation facility by the year 2019.
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