Kerala government launched “She Pad,’’ a scheme to distribute free sanitary napkins to girl students from classes VI to XII in government and aided private schools affiliated to the state school board.
This is the first time that a state government is distributing sanitary napkins to school students. In this academic year, the scheme will be implemented in 300 schools in 114 panchayats by the Kerala Women Development Corporation with the support of local self-governing bodies.
Current/Static Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
- Kerala- Launched ‘She Pad Scheme’ (1st in India)- for School girls from class VI to XII.
- CM- Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor- Palaniswamy Sathasivam.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)