School-going girls will soon get free sanitary napkins in Tripura
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School-going girls will soon get free sanitary napkins in Tripura

TNT Bureau

AGARTALA | March 22, 2020:

Tripura government on Friday laid down proposals in the Assembly to distribute free sanitary napkins to all school girls as part of the Menstrual Hygiene Scheme.

The state government has allocated Rs. 4 crore for the scheme in the budget proposals.

According to the new scheme, free sanitary napkins would be given to school-going girl students studying between class 6 and 12.

About one lakh, fifty thousand school-going adolescent girls would be benefitted by the new scheme, Finance Minister Jishnu Devvarma said.

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