Interim budget: 1000 crore rupees more for Nirbhaya fund to boost women safety
Reiterating his commitment to fulfill the promises he made during last year for the girl child, Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in his interim budget proposed an amount of Rs. 1000 crore more to the Nirbhaya Fund.
Chidambaram informed that the fund will be a permanent fund and declared the grant of Rs. 1000 crore as non-lapsable.
In order to support more proposals, Chidambaram proposed to contribute another sum of Rs. 1000 crore next year.
(Posted on 17-02-2014)