by NEWSNER , 2021-01-21 16:18:40
Under the scheme--Kishori Suchita Abhiyan--the state will provide over 1.68 lakh free sanitary napkins every month to adolescent girls.
The government spokesperson and education minister Ratan Lal Nath said the scheme will be rolled out from next month through National Health Mission (NHM) and it will continue till March 2023.
The education minister also stated that the students of classes I and II will not be given home tasks as per the direction of the ministry of human resource development.
Also, students will not be asked to bring any additional books, extra materials to the school.
The weight of the school bag should not exceed 1.6-2.2 kilos for class I and II students, 1.7-2.5 kilos for class III to V students, 2-3 kilos for class VI and VII students, 2.5-4 kilos for class VIII students, 2.5-4.5 kilos for class IX and X students, and 3.5-5 kilos for class XI and XII students, Nath added.