The 58-year-old victim was alone in her house when the accused committed the crime on Sunday, the SHO said.
The issue was discussed in an e-meeting by the NCW with the nodal officers and representatives of the 24 states and Union Territories.
The action against the Chaubey, who was holding the charge of Anupshahr's circle officer, followed a day after a 15-year-old Dalit rape victim died of burn injuries
The accused was produced before a court on Tuesday which sent him to jail under judicial custody.
The woman set herself on fire in the morning under stress, the police said, adding that she has been admitted to a hospital for treatment.
On Saturday, the accused entered the woman's house and set her on fire after pouring petrol over her.
The women were sent for medical examination and other necessary formalities are being carried out, the police officer said.
The teenager was alone in the house in Kairana when the accused came on Saturday and took her to his friend's house on the pretext of some work, according to a complaint.
The accused suggested exorcism of his two daughters and asked him to bring them for rituals, for which he charged Rs 50,000.
During the scuffle, the accused injured the eyes of the victim, who is in her late 40s, and fled the scene, the official said.
She also claimed that some police officials are trying to shield the two constables and are exerting pressure on her to withdraw her complaint.
The woman said, the village elders allegedly demanded that the woman prostrate herself before the hundreds of villagers for besmirching the village’s reputation.
The report said it found men to be afraid of being shamed for doing housework and women fear being shamed for making men do the housework.
The woman had come out of her college after appearing for an exam when the incident took place.