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Family Counselling Centre Scheme

The following financial norms of FCC/VAB scheme have been revised w.e.f. 1.6.2006:

  1. Honorarium for Counsellors in Category ’A’ cities FCCs and VABs fixed @ Rs. 7,000/- per month and for Counsellors of Category ‘B’ cities FCCs @ Rs. 5,500/- per month.
  2. Financial support for non-recurring item of expenditure increased from Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- (one time grant).
  3. Cost of other recurring expenditure may be increased from Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 60,000/- per annum per FCC.
  4. Provision of Rs. 2.50 crores for Training Programmes of Counsellors and office bearers of FCCs was agreed to @ Rs. 2,00,000/- for each Training Programme consisting of 30 Counsellors and 30 Office bearers.
  5. There shall be no change in the ratio of matching share to be given by the implementing agencies in respect of other Recurring Expenditure. This will remain 80% share of GOI and 20% share of implementing agency.