Mumbai: Soon each district will have an all women police station at its head-quarter. Any woman from the district can lodge the complaint in this police station.
Women Public Prosecutors will be appointed to represent the government in the court in the cases of atrocities against women. State will give priority to purchase products from Women Self-help group.
The state women commission will now have its offices at each division level. The girl students will be trained with self-defence courses in schools soon. These were some of the key announcements in the state budget.
"Women’s safety is a matter of highest priority for this government.It is proposed to establish Women’s Commission office at the Divisional Commissioner level in the State. The government will start a women police station at each district headquarter.
In such police stations all working staff including officers and workers will be women. Any woman in the district can lodge a complaint in this police station.
Special Investigation Team will be constituted to investigate the complaints against atrocities on women," Finance Minister Ajit Pawar said. State Government is actively considering for providing preference to the products/services by women self-help groups upto Rs.1000 Cr.
State will set up 1000 capacity hostel for working women from backward classes in Pune. Likewise, 500 capacity hostel for boys and girls from backward classes to be set up in Pune and Mumbai Universities.