Important Topic: Stree Swabhiman Initiative
Submitted by root on Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:00
Important Topics for Competitive Exams
Stree Swabhiman Initiative for women Health and Hygiene
The initiative by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeITY) will provide access to sanitary napkins to the girls and women in rural areas. Accordingly, this move of central govt. will improve awareness on menstrual health and hygiene.
- The initiative will be implemented by the central government in coordination of the CSC (Common Service Centers). The entire project will also be implemented within the country at the ground root level.
- Moreover, setting up and maintenance of semi-automatic and manual process production unit is easy and hassle free. In addition to this, each production unit will generate employment for 8-10 women.
- The product (sanitary napkin) will be sold under the “Swabhimaan” brand name and the Organization with the help of VLEs will obtain the trade license for marketing the sanitary napkins at a subsidized rate.