January 30: The women of our country are considered as the epitome of pride, honour and intelligence. In this view there are many things and work taken into consideration wherein the women are given their stance of honour. In addition to this the authorities and officials are leaving no stone unturned for enhancing the women conceit. Demeaning the traditional taboo of talking about issues pertaining to women safety and sanitation, the department has come forward to generate awareness and generate a responsive support from the masses.
In order to provide a better consent and proper implementation of the activities laid for the women of villages and adolescent girls, the State Government has decided to conduct a programme under ASMITA yojana wherein they would be given a proper guidance and awareness on sanitation and will also be given sanitary napkins.
ASMITA stands for All School Monitoring and Individual Tracking Analysis. In this scheme, the government has the aim to track the entire education journey of students. The scheme will cover 25 crore students studying in all government and private schools from 1 to 12 class, which probably makes it world’s largest student tracking system. Therefore in this regard the government has decided to start a campaign of creating awareness among the masses about sanitation and menstrual hygiene.
Menstrual hygiene and sanitation is a major issue among the people in villages because of the restricted amenities they have among themselves. Being a taboo for almost years, it’s time to come out and speak on these issues. On a similar note the officials have made sure that the girls learning in the schools should be given complete guidance on sanitation and also issues covering it. Earlier the Bihar Railways also inaugurated a machine which provided free sanitary napkins to women under the Nari machine.