Financial Assistance and Support Services to victims of Rape Scheme

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Himachal Pradesh


In furtherance of the goal of restorative justice to affected women/girls, the scheme aims to provide financial assistance and support services to victims of rape by ensuring that affected women not only receive financial assistance but also other support services i.e. shelter, counseling, medical aid, legal assistance, education and vocational training, depending upon the needs of the victims.

Rape is one of the most violent forms of crimes against women, which not only impact her bodily integrity but in the long run, impairs her capacity to develop meaningful personal and social relationships, and affects her life and livelihood. The victim of rape suffers mental and psychological trauma, which must be addressed so that she is able to lead a dignified and meaningful life.


To help the women/girls.


The eligiblity criteria is as follows:

  1. Under this Scheme, an affected woman shall be entitled to financial assistance and restorative support/.services.
  2. Assistance under the scheme shall be available in respect of cases where the FIR is registered on or after the date from which the scheme comes into effect.




Under this scheme, State Government is providing Rs. 75,000/- for support and other related services to the victims which in exceptional circumstances can be increased to Rs. One Lakh.

How To Apply

To avail the benefits, Contact to any of the followings:

  1. Concerned Aanganwadi worker Or Supervisor Or
  2. Distt programme officer Or
  3. Child Development Project Officer in the Himachal Pradesh

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Department of Women and Child Development, Himachal Pradesh

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