Haryana

HARYANA CABINET AMENDS AIDS TO WOMEN AND GIRL ACID ATTACK VICTIMS

January 03, 2020 07:08 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, here today, gave the approval for the Amendment to the scheme - Financial Assistance to Women and Girl Acid Attack Victims.

The existing scheme is giving financial assistance only to any woman or girl victim, who had faced an acid attack on or after May 2, 2011, and those who have been residing in Haryana for at least three years prior to the date of occurrence. While, after the amendment, any woman or girl victim who has faced acid attack residing in the State of Haryana will be eligible for financial benefit in this scheme. However, financial assistance will be given from the current date after she has applied for financial assistance under the scheme. The Cabinet has also decided that no arrears to such acid attack victims will be given.

 

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