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Mumbai: Maha Government proposes to set-up Women’s Commission Office at Divisional Commissioner level

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Mumbai: Maha Government proposes to set-up Women’s Commission Office at Divisional Commissioner level

Mumbai: in the wake of crime against women and keeping in mind the Women’s safety as a matter of highest priority, Government proposes to set-up Women’s Commission office at the Divisional Commissioner level in the State.

Very soon each district will have an all women police station at its head-quarter. Any woman from the district can visit the police station to lodge a complaint.

Reportedly, Women Public Prosecutors will be appointed to represent the government in the court in the cases of atrocities against women. State will give priority to purchase products from Women Self-help group.

The state women commission will now have its offices at each division level. The girl students will be trained with self-defence courses in schools soon. These were some of the key announcements in the state budget.

In such police stations all working staff including officers and workers will be women. Any woman in the district can lodge a complaint in this police station.

Special Investigation Team will be constituted to investigate the complaints against atrocities on women,” Finance Minister Ajit Pawar said. State Government is actively considering for providing preference to the products/services by women self-help groups upto Rs.1000 Cr.

State will set up 1000 capacity hostel for working women from backward classes in Pune. Likewise, 500 capacity hostel for boys and girls from backward classes to be set up in Pune and Mumbai Universities.

News Input by K.V.Ramañ

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