Sanitary pad vending machines for girls
DEHRADUN [Maha Media]: To promote personal hygiene among girl students and encourage them to come to schools, government schools in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district will now have sanitary pad vending machines.
Swati Bhadouriya, district magistrate of Chamoli district has instructed officials to install the machines in schools which have a maximum number of female students. The district magistrate gave the instructions during a meeting of the District Task Force Committee on Wednesday for better implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative.
“There is no difference between boys and girls, the society will survive only when daughters are saved. This message needs to reach each and every village and it is important to make people aware on balancing of the sex-ratio. Schools which have maximum number of girls in the district should be listed and sanitary pad vending machines should be installed in such schools, to encourage girls to come to school,” said the district magistrate.