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    Financial Assistance to Women and Girls Acid Attack Victims

    A scheme Namely “Financial assistance to Women and Girls Acid Attack Victims” has been implemented by Social Justice & Empowerment Department, Haryana vide Notification No. 333-SW(4)-2019 date 26th Feb, 2019 and Notification No. 33-SW(4)-2020 date 22nd January, 2020 “Any woman or girl victim/s facing acid attack residing in the State of Haryana is eligible for financial benefit in this scheme. However, financial assistance will be given from the current date after she has applied for the financial assistance under the scheme. No arrears to such acid attack victims will be given” for empowering the women and girls who faced disfigurement of any part of the body due to acid attack.

     Under this Scheme monthly financial assistance will be admissible as per below table:

    Percentage of disability Financial Assistance

     

    40-50 % 2.5 times of Divyang pension
    51-60% 3.5 times of Divyang pension
    >61% 4.5 times of Divyang pension

     

    Details of beneficiaries, budget and expenditure incurred under this scheme is as under :-

                                                                                                                                   (Rs. in Lakh)

    Financial Year Beneficiaries Budget Expenditure
    2019-20 8 14.70 Rs. 5.50
    2020-21 9 22.00 6.08