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One Stop Centres for violence affected Haryana women

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

Each district of Haryana will now have One Stop Centres (OSCs) to facilitate integrated services for women affected by violence.

While stating this on Thursday, a spokesman of Women and Child Development Department said that at present seven OSCs are functional in seven districts and now Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, has accorded approval for the setting up of 15 more One Stop Centres (OSCs) in remaining 15 districts of the State.

He said that the aim of these centres is to facilitate integrated services for women affected with violence such as police assistance, medical aid, psycho-social counselling, legal aid and counselling and temporary stay for five days.

The spokesman said that the seven districts in which these centres are already functional included Karnal, Bhiwani, Gurugram, Faridabad, Hisar, Rewari and Narnaul.

The 15 districts where OSCs would be set up included Ambala, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal,  Kurukshetra, Mewat, Palwal, Panchkula, Panipat, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat and Yamunanagar.