Girls should be comfortable in schools… think about their careers… move forward and be vigilant about their safety. For this, for the first time, the government is going to install sanitary pad vending machines and incinerators in 1000 government girls inter colleges. There will also be programs for career guidance in 779 schools. Apart from this, self defense training will also be given to girls in 28839 schools.
Earlier, sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators are installed in Kasturba Gandhi residential schools running from class 6 to 8. For the first time, under the Composite Education Campaign, it will be expanded and state girls will be placed in inter colleges. 30 thousand rupees will be given per machine and incinerator. The total expenditure on the scheme will be Rs 3 crore. After this, the girls will get rid of the problems in school during menstruation and they will be able to concentrate better on studies.
Apart from this, for the first time, career counseling programs will be conducted for girls only in state schools and they will be taught the lesson of becoming self-reliant. Seven thousand rupees will be spent per school on this scheme. At the same time, girls up to class 8 will be given self defense training. For this, up to three months training will be imparted in 28839 schools. For this, nine thousand rupees will be given per school.
Program to increase confidence
Not only this, to increase the confidence of adolescent girls in the rural environment, they will be taught all such soft skills including the art of communication, behavior, right way of getting up and sitting so that they can move forward in life. For this, a program will be run in 1.59 lakh primary schools in the state and for this the central government has approved a budget of Rs 23 crore.