Maharashtra

Girls In Maharashtra Govt Schools To Get Subsidised Sanitary Pads

The Maharashtra government has launched a scheme to make a pack of sanitary pads available to 7 lakh girls studying in government schools for a subsidised price of Rs 5. The state cabinet, on Tuesday, approved a proposal to launch, Asmita (meaning dignity) — a scheme to make sanitary pads available

No Plastic Water Bottles, Thermocol Plates Etc In Maha Schools/Offices

From coming 'Gudhi Padwa', the Maharashtra Day, in March 2018, plastic bottles, thermocol plates/bowls/spoons will be banned in Maharashtra schools and govt offices. This ban will be further extended to private offices also later. Like a few other states which have become plastic-free, Maharashtra

‘Mahila Vahini’ Protect, Guide Women Commuters On Mumbai Local Trains

For the past seven years, a team of Railway Protection Force’s (RPF) women staffers have ensured that women commuters can travel safely in Mumbai’s local trains. The team, called ‘Mahila Vahini’, catch chain snatchers, mobile robbers and rescue minor girls from stations. This team was formed by

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