Kavita Jain inaugurate “Sakhi”
Chandigarh, August 31- Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Mrs Kavita Jain today inaugurated state’s first One Stop Centre, known as “Sakhi”, at Karnal to help the women in dstress. This is the second such centre in the country after Chhattisgarh.
The Center, opened under a Central Government scheme, would help the women. This centre would provide help to sexually, mentally and emotionally harassed women and others. In this centre, there would not be any kind of bias which would affect the victims in any way.
Mrs Jain said that the state government is committed to provide security to women. Women police stations have been opened in all the 21 districts a day before the Rakshabandhan. Haryana is the second state in the country to have women police stations.
For the welfare of girls and women in the state, the Chief Minister had also launched Haryana Kanya Kosh scheme, she added.