Dowry Prohibition ACT, 1961


 

The Ministry of Women and Child Development regularly organises consultations with representatives of the State Governments, police, Legal Services Authorities and others to review the implementation of women related legislation including the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961. Ministry has organised a Regional and National Consultation in November, 2011 and January, 2012, respectively with various stakeholders to review the implementation of the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.

 

 

 

All the States/UTs except Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim have appointed Dowry Prohibition Officers.  State-wise details of the Dowry Prohibition Officers appointed are mentioned below.

 

 

 

The Ministry regularly reviews the implementation of this legislation for necessary amendments, if any, for its effective implementation.

 

 

 

Details of No. of Dowry Prohibition officers appointed in States/UTs

Sl.No.

Name of the State

No. of Dowry Prohibition Officers (DPO) appointed

1.       

Andhra Pradesh

72

2.       

ArunachalPradesh

Nil

3.       

Assam

23

4.       

Bihar

38

5.       

Chhattisgarh

19

6.       

Goa

10

7.       

Gujarat

26

8.       

Haryana

66

9.       

HimachalPradesh

51

10.   

Jammu & Kashmir

-----Act is not Applicable----

11.   

Jharkhand

24

12.   

Karnataka

29

13.   

Kerala

3

14.   

Madhya Pradesh

50

15.   

Maharashtra

1114

16.   

Manipur

9

17.   

Meghalaya

7

18.   

Mizoram

-Nil-

19.   

Nagaland

-Nil-

20.   

Orissa

51

21.   

Punjab

77

22.   

Rajasthan

33

23.   

Sikkim

-Nil-

24.   

Tamil Nadu

31

25.   

Tripura

17

26.   

Uttar Pradesh

71

27.   

Uttarakhand

13

28.   

West Bengal

19

 

Total:

1853

 

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