Establishment of Anti Human Trafficking

NATIONAL LEGAL RESEARCH DESK

115 Anti Human Trafficking Units (AHTU) have been established all over the country in 2010-11.  104 AHTUs have been made operational.  The Ministry of Home Affairs has released funds to the tune of Rs.8.72 crores to all the states for this purpose.  This was stated by Shri Jitendra Singh, Minister of State of Home Affairs in the Rajya Sabha today.

Establishment of AHTUs in the States has shown results at the ground level resulting in increase in the number of cases registered, number of rescue operations and more convictions.  This has been done under a comprehensive scheme of setting up 335 Integrated Anti Human Trafficking Units in the course of 3 years.

The state wise funds released for establishment of AHTU’s during 2010-11 &   2011-12 are:

 


State

No. of AHTU’s Sanctioned in 2010-11

Amount Sanctioned in     2010-11 @ 7,58,000 per AHTU

No. of AHTU’s Sanctioned in 2011-12

Amount Sanctioned in     2011-12 @ 7,58,000 per AHTU

Andhra Pradesh

5

37,90,000

5

37,90,000
Arunachal Pradesh

3

22,74,000

3

22,74,000
Assam

5

37,90,000

5

37,90,000
Bihar

7

53,06,000

7

53,06,000
Chattishgarh

4

30,32,000

4

30,32,000
Goa

1

  7,58,000

1

  7,58,000
Gujarat

5

37,90,000

5

37,90,000
Haryana

3

22,74,000

3

22,74,000
Himachal Pradesh

2

15,16,000

2

15,16,000
Jammu & Kashmir

4

30,32,000

3

22,74,000
Jharkhand

4

30,32,000

4

30,32,000
Karnataka

5

37,90,000

4

30,32,000
Kerala

3

22,74,000

3

22,74,000
Madhya Pradesh

8

60,64,000

8

60,64,000
Maharashtra

6

45,48,000

6

45,48,000
Manipur

2

15,16,000

2

15,16,000
Mehgalaya

2

  7,58,000

1

  7,58,000
Mizoram

2

  7,58,000

1

  7,58,000
Nagaland

2

15,16,000

2

15,16,000
Orissa

6

45,48,000

6

45,48,000
Punjab

4

30,32,000

4

30,32,000
Rajasthan

6

53,06,000

6

45,48,000
Sikkim

1

  7,58,000

1

  7,58,000
Tamil Nadu

6

53,06,000

6

45,48,000
Tripura

1

  7,58,000

1

  7,58,000
Uttar Pradesh

12

90,96,000

12

90,96,000
Uttarakhand

2

22,74,000

2

15,16,000
West Bengal

4

30,32,000

3

22,74,000
Total

115

8,71,70,000

110

8,33,80,000

 

NATIONAL LEGAL RESEARCH DESK ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN

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