The Honourable Supreme Court of India directed to explore alternative opportunities for better livelihood for sex workers and victims of sex trafficking. The proposal of promulgation of Muktir Alo – a comprehensive Scheme for rehabilitation of sex workers and victims of sex trafficking in West Bengal under the Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Government of West Bengal has been approved in Cabinet Meeting on 13th June, 2014. Subsequently this Notification on implementation of Muktir Alo Scheme was issued by the Department.
Notification (No. 2510-SW/3W-76/13 dated 24th July,2014)
West Bengal Women Development Undertaking has been declared as Nodal Agency on behalf of Women Development and Social Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal. This scheme is intended for providing opportunities of life with dignity to the girls and women, alternative career opportunities of sex workers and protect the victims of sex trafficking.
Notification (No. 1470-SW/3W-76/13 dated 30th March, 2015)