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Nirbhya Funds Opened for 1023 Fast Track Courts,NCW Gets 3 Members

[New Delhi] NCW Gets 3 New Members,Nirbhya Funds Gets 3 Fresh Expenditure
Ministry of Women and Child Development, has nominated the following as Members of the National Commission for Women:
[1]Smt. Chandramukhi Devi.
[2]Smt. Soso Shaiza
[3]Smt. Kamlesh Gautam,
The Empowered Committee of Officers under Nirbhaya Fund, under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Women and Child Development Ministry has today approved the three major proposals:
[a] Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice proposal to set up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) to dispose off pending cases of rape, and POCSO Act across the country. The project has a total financial implication of Rs. 767.25 crores. In the First phase, 777 FTSCs may be set up in 9 states and in second phase 246 FTSCs will be set up.
[b] The Proposal of Ministry of Home Affairs for procurement of forensic kits for sexual assault cases
[c] The Proposal from Konkan Railway Corporation Limited for setting up video surveillance system at 50 Railway Stations with a total Project cost of Rs 17.64 crores
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Minister Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

Dr.Nandita Chatterjee Is New Secretary Of Housing &Urban Poverty Alleviation

[New Delhi]Dr.Nandita Chatterjee Is New Secretary Of Housing &Urban Poverty Alleviation
Dr.Nandita Chatterjee takes over as new Secretary(Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation)
Comes with experience of working in urban sector and international organizations
Dr.Nandita Chatterjee today took over as the new Secretary in the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA). Her last assignment was as Member-Secretary, National Commission for Women.
Dr.N.Chatterjee, an IAS Officer of 1980 batch belongs to West Bengal Cadre and has served in different capacities in the state and central governments and international organisations like the UNDP and WHO. She holds Masters degree in Economics from Calcutta University and Masters in Development Economics from the University of Manchester, U.K. She also holds Doctoral Degree in Sociology and Anthropology.
Dr.N.Chatterjee served as Collector of 24 Parganas and Hughli districts, Excise Commissioner, Chief Executive Officer of Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority besides being Secretary(Urban Development) and School Education in the Government of West Bengal.
Minister of Urban Development and HUPA Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today bid farewell to outgoing Secretary(UD) Shri Shankar Aggarwal and Secretary(HUPA) Smt.Anita Agnihotri, who were posted to other Ministries on January 31, 2015. The Minister thanked both of them for their work in respective ministries and wished them success in their new assignments.