GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Women and Child Development
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2178
ANSWERED ON DECEMBER 11, 2014
Disbursal of Compensation to Victim of Child Sexual Abuse
2178. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state;
(a) whether Government is aware that victims of child sexual abuse and their families havebeen forced to wait for long periods for compensation despite the availability of funds underthe ICPS (Integrated Child Protection Scheme) the reasons for this delay in disbursal of funds;
(b) the number of such cases awaiting compensation nationwide, State-wise; and
(c) the means by which the Government seeks to institute a more seamless process to ensuretimely disbursal of compensation amounts?
Minister Of Women And Child Development
(Shrimati Maneka Sanjay Gandhi)
(a): There is no provision for compensation of victims of child sexual abuse under the IntegratedChild Protection Scheme (ICPS).
(b) & (c): In view of (a) above, question does not arise.