Punjab CM launches scheme for free sanitary pads to schoolgirls, dedicates month to girl child

Sonali Nautiyal | January 7th, 2021 . 11:41 pm

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday  announced free sanitary pads for all girl students of high schools and colleges besides those residing in rural areas, especially the slums across the state.

According to a statement, the CM dedicated the month of January to the girl child and paved the way for the distribution of 2,500 sports kits among youngsters.

Under the scheme for the girl child, a series of events will be held every day across districts, beginning with Mohali, to mark the occasion of Lohri.

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