GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Women and Child Development
STARRED QUESTION NO. 438*
ANSWERED ON AUGUST 07, 2014
Women and Child Helplines
438*. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state;
(a) whether Government has undertaken a study on the working of women and child help-lines in the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof including the number of such help-lines, State-wise; and
(c) if not, the action proposed to be taken by Government, given that several help-lines are found to be defunct or non-functional and therefore unable to provide timely interventions?
MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(SHRIMATI MANEKA SANJAY GANDHI)
(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO 438 FOR 7.8.2014 BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR REGARDING WOMEN AND CHILD HELP-LINES
(a): Ministry of Women and Child Development has not undertaken any study on the working of women and child help-lines.
(b): Does not arise.
(c): Ministry of Women and Child Development will write to the concerned Ministries and State Governments to undertake reviews and studies of help-lines established by them.