GANGTOK: The Sikkim executive will give Rs 20,000 every to all non-working moms and unfastened sanitary napkins to all woman scholars of sophistication 9 and above within the state, Leader Minister Prem Singh Tamang has stated.
Addressing a serve as at Melli on Friday, the CM introduced that the state executive will enforce the ‘Aama Yojna’ for non-working moms and Bahini scheme for lady scholars.
Underneath the ‘Aama Yojna’ scheme all non-working moms within the state will obtain Rs 20,000 every yearly of their financial institution accounts, Tamang stated, including that simplest the ones whose names are within the electoral roll of the state gets the cash.
He stated the scheme will probably be applied from this 12 months and all of the required formalities for the environment friendly implementation of the scheme used to be below procedure.
The CM stated a sum of Rs 100 crore has been earmarked within the finances for the scheme and was hoping that it’s going to inculcate the dependancy of saving amongst non-working moms.
Within the ‘Bahini’ scheme the state executive will supply unfastened sanitary napkins to woman scholars finding out at school 9 and above.
Over 18,000 woman scholars learn about at school 9 and above within the state.
The state executive additionally plans to ascertain sanitary serviette merchandising machines in faculties and likewise build up consciousness and sensitisation programmes about menstrual well being and hygiene, he added.