Khushi Scheme Odisha
|Name of the Service||Khushi Scheme Odisha|
|Department||Health and Family Welfare Department|
|Beneficiaries||Citizens of Odisha|
The government of Odisha has launched the Khushi scheme, on Feb 26, 2018, to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state. It aims to promote health and hygiene among school-going girls and increase retention of girls in school.
Benefits of Khushi Scheme Odisha
Each school-going girl will be provided 18 sanitary napkins for free per month.
Along with the schoolgirls, the Odisha government will also be providing sanitary napkins to rural women at subsidised rates through ASHA workers (Accredited Social Health Activists) at Rs. 1 for a pad that costs Rs. 6 to Rs. 8.
Eligibility Criteria of Khushi Scheme Odisha
A resident of Odisha.
Girl student from Class 6 to Class 12.
The girl should be a student of government or government-aided schools.
The scheme is being implemented by the Health and Family Welfare Department of the state for 70 crores per year.
Under this scheme, Government aims to provide free sanitary pads to 17 lakh girl students.
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