Odisha Launches ‘KHUSHI’ Scheme To Provide Free Sanitary Pads

The Odisha government launched KHUSHI scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state. The scheme will be implemented by the health and family welfare department of the state at a cost of 70 crore per year.

Under the scheme, the state will provide free sanitary napkins to 17 lakh girls studying in Classes 6 to 12 in government and government-aided schools. The announcement was made by the CM of Odisha Naveen Patnaik.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
  • Odisha Capital- Bhubaneswar, Governor- S C Jamir.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)