Girl students to get sanitary napkins at Re 1 in Haryana

PTI Chandigarh | Updated on June 02, 2018 Published on June 02, 2018

Girl students of government schools in Haryana will get sanitary napkins at just Re 1 starting August, an official release said today.

Women belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families too will be covered under the scheme, it said.

The decision to sanitary napkins at Re 1 per packet was taken by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar after a meeting with senior functionaries of school education department and health department, it added.

Khattar said girls till 18 years will be provided with the napkins in schools, while those above the age limit will get it through the through Public Distribution System at ration shops every month.

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Published on June 02, 2018
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