Ujjawala Scheme

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Ujjawala Scheme
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Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik
MinistryWomen and child development, Odisha.,[1]
LaunchedDec 2007
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Ujjawala(Odisha) scheme is an umbrella scheme implemented by Government of Odisha and funded by the central government for avert of trafficking and to rescue,rebuild & Recuperation of women and children who are victims of trafficking and commercial sexual victimization.[2]Women and children trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation is the fastest growing offence in India,In 2016 a total of 8,132 cases of human trafficking were recorded in the country [3]The ministry of women & child development in 2017 initiated a bill[4] for the Trafficking of person(Prevention,Protection & Rehabilitation)[5],,[6]


  • Promoting the cause by awareness,workshops,social gathering,seminars & other inventive activities,[7]
  • To rescue the victims from the place of vulnerability and to relocate them to safe places,
  • To provided the casualty with essential thing such as clothes,food,shelter,medical treatment,counselling,Legal aid,Vocational training and enlightenment.[7]
  • Amalgamation of the victims into the family and society
  • Restoration of victims to their country of origin.[7]
  • providing the victims short & long term rehabilitation & education if the casualty is a child.

See also[edit]

  • Child trafficking in India
  • Human rights in India
  • Rape in India
  • Odisha State Child Protection Society
  • Street children in India


  1. "Welcome :: Department of Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti". wcdodisha.gov.in.
  2. "Ujjawala Scheme for Prevention of Trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Victims of Trafficking | National Portal of India".
  3. "The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018". PRS. 19 July 2018.
  4. "Cabinet approves the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018". pib.nic.in.
  5. "India". U.S. Department of State.
  6. Chandra, Jagriti (27 July 2018). "Lok Sabha passes Anti-Trafficking Bill". The Hindu – via www.thehindu.com.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Ujjawala". wcdodisha.gov.in.

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