Free sanitary pads be offered to women-hood of underprivileged households
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Social Security, Women and (*28*) Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary, on Wednesday, knowledgeable that th ‘Udaan Yojana’ to present free sanitary pads to the ladies and ladies of poor households will probably be launched on May 28 on the event of ‘World Menstrual Hygiene Day’.
Divulging additional, Chaudhary stated that the state Government led by Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh was dedicated for the empowerment of ladies. “And, beneath this new scheme private hygiene of the ladies of us could be ensured by offering them sanitary pads by means of Anganwadi staff all through the state”, she talked about, including that this scheme could be the one other commendable step, which might assist in empowering the women-hood. She stated that earlier the state authorities had offered free journey facility to all the ladies of the state in authorities buses moreover guaranteeing 33% reservation for them in authorities jobs and 50% reservation in PRIs and ULBs elections.