Maharashtra Government to Launch Asmita Yojana to Provide Cheap Sanitary Pads

Maharashtra government will roll out ‘Asmita Yojana’ on the International Women’s Day (March 8, 2018) to provide cheap (subsidised) sanitary pads to school girls and women.

Under the scheme, schoolgirls studying in Zilla Parishad schools will get sanitary napkin packet at Rs 5 while rural women can avail it at subsidised rate of Rs.24 and Rs.29.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • Maharashtra CM- Devendra Fadnavis, Governor- C V Rao.
Source- The Financial Express