Odisha Govt to provide sanitary pads to flood hit women

The Odisha Government has decided to provide sanitary pad and hygienic kits for the marooned people due to flood.

The Joint Special Relief Commissioner in a letter to Collectors of Khordha, Puri, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Balasore, Bhadrak, Keonjhar and Boudh districts proper medical care along with sanitation measures is essential for women/girls who are marooned due to flood.

“Hence, you are requested to kindly instruct CDMO to procure sanitary/ hygienic kit as emergency sanitation measures (emergent relief) and distribute to women/girls in the marooned areas. The cost of such expenditure shall be borne by SRC out of SDRF,” stated the letter.