Home Ministry to set up Women Help Desks in all police stations in India: Nityanand Rai

New Delhi: Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai, today inaugurated a state-of-the-art DNA Analysis Centre at CFSL, Chandigarh. Speaking on this occasion, Rai requested that everyone should work towards creating a community where crimes against women are not tolerated and such cases should not take place at the first instance.

The Minister said that the Government has accorded highest priority to women’s safety in the country, and apart from introducing stringent penalties in law, several measures which have been initiated in this regard include operationalization of 112 universal emergency services in 28 States & UTs, commencement of ‘Safe City’ projects in 8 large cities, and strengthening State Forensic Science Laboratories.

MHA will be setting up of Women Help Desks in all Police Stations and setting up Anti- Human Trafficking Units in all Districts, Rai said.

About 200 invitees including Directors of Central and State FSLs from the country, senior police & judicial officers, professors, doctors from various universities & hospitals, and senior officers from scientific organizations participated in this event.


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