After free bicycles, the Nitish Kumar government on Monday announced distribution of sanitary napkins among girls in government schools in an effort to check their drop out rate and to impart a lesson in health and hygiene.
Women in Chhendipada block
of Orissa`s Angul district not only produce India`s cheapest
sanitary napkins, but are also spreading awareness among rural
masses of reproductive health and menstrual hygiene.