PRABHAT SCHEME for women, sex workers, sexually abused women technical/vocational training
Ministry Of Women & Child Development, Goa
This scheme aims to provide technical/vocational training to sex workers
and sexually abused women to enable them to earn for their livelihood by
such technical/vocational training and skill.
The objective of this Scheme is to provide technical/vocational training
to sex workers and sexually abused women to enable them to earn for their
livelihood by such technical/vocational training and skill.
Following conditions should be fulfilled to apply for the benefits under
- Women and Children who are victims of Commercial Sexual
- The victim needs to either reside in Goa or be a native of
- The place of commercial sexual exploitation is not a criterion for
the eligibility (women and girls from Goa being commercially sexually
exploited outside Goa also qualify).
- For availing the benefit under this scheme the victim has to reside
Women, children who are victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
The benefits covered under this scheme are summarized as below:
- A victim of commercial sexual exploitation (excluding victims
housed in Protective Home) will be given a stipend/financial assistance
of Rs. 2500/- per month, after rescue or exit from commercial sexual
exploitation. The stipend will be paid for a period of three months or
till she joins a livelihood program, whichever is earlier.
- A victim of commercial sexual exploitation, if she is interested in
taking education then she will be supported for her education till
Standard 12th class. All the expenses related to her education,
boarding, travel, fees, books, toiletries, etc., will be paid through
the corpus fund created under clause 17 of the scheme subject to their
commendations of the Monitoring Committee.
- The victim shall be provided counseling by Probation Officer or by
a person appointed as “Mentor” or by a professional counselor or a
psychiatrist working in a Government or non-Government Organization.
Expenses incurred for fees, travel, medicine, etc., will be met through
the corpus fund created under clause 17 of the scheme.
- The victim shall be provided health services for all kinds of
ailments at the Government hospital. Victims suffering from HIV or
Tuberculosis will be connected to ART and DOTS schemes. In cases
where the victim is suffering from AIDS and requires Institutional
care, she shall be admitted to one of the care centers meant for people
with HIV/AIDS, for a period of six months.
- The children of the trafficked victim shall be provided counseling
and assistance for admission to the school by the Probation Officer or
by a person appointed as “Mentor”. All the expenses related to the
education of the children, such as boarding, travel, fees, books,
toiletries, etc., up to Std. XII shall be met through the corpus fund
created under clause 17 of the scheme.
How To Apply
Contact to the respective The Probation Officer of your area.
Women and Child Development Department
Date of Launch
Women and Child
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