Ministry of Women and Child, Karnataka
This scheme is for women who are victims of various atrocities such as dowry, rape, sexual harassment, domestic violence etc are subjected to physical and mental torture besides having to face social & financial problems. To console these women and rehabilitate them, the scheme of “ Santhwana” was launched by Women & Child Development Department, Karnataka
The Santhwana centers are run with the help of Non-Governmental organizations(NGOs), The more preference is given to NGOs who are running short stay homes, Family Counseling Centres & to those who are actively working in the field of women welfare.
To assist women who are victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual abuse and dowry harassment.
Women who are victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual abuse and dowry harassment.
The benefits given to victims are as summarized as below:
The financial assistance of Rs 2000/- to Rs 10,000/- is given to Women.
If the victim dies, an amount ranging from Rs 5000 to Rs 10,000/ is kept as fixed deposit in a nationalized bank in the name of her child for her /his education and rehabilitation until the child becomes an adult. This amount is kept in the joint name of the child and Deputy Director, Women & Child Development Department of the Concerned District.
Contact to any of the following to avail the benefits under this scheme:
Women & Child Development Department,Karnataka
Women and Child
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