The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the continuation of the centrally sponsored scheme for fast track special courts till 31 March 2023. Following this, 1023 fast-track special courts, including 389 exclusive POCSO courts, will get an extension.
The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the continuation of the scheme with an outlay of Rs. 1572.86 crore — Rs.971.70 crore as Centre’s share and Rs.601.16 crore as states’ share. The Central Share will be funded from Nirbhaya Fund.