Sanitary Napkin vending machine donated to school by CGST Patiala
Gurpreet kaur/royalpatiala.in/ Patiala
Central government is observing a Swachta pahkwara from October 15 to October 31, 2018.As part of the plan, Dr Mandeep K Batish, IRS. Deputy Commissioner assisted by Rajiv Kaushal Superintendent , Inderpal Kaur Superintendent , Anupama Inspector, the officers of Central Goods and Services Tax Division-I Patiala carried out various activities like tree plantation, drawing & handwriting competitions in the Govt. Senior secondary School, Village Ullana in Patiala district and awareness and education campaign among the girl students about their personal hygiene during the menstrual periods.
The prizes were distributed among the winners of drawing and handwriting competitions and sanitary napkins vending machine and 3000 Sanitary Napkins were also donated to the school.
The school principal Sukhwinder Khosla and all the teachers actively and enthusiastically participated in each event of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Swachhata Pakhwada started in April 2016 with the objective of bringing a fortnight of intense focus on the issues and practices of Swachhata by engaging Govt of India (GOI) Ministries/Departments in their jurisdictions.Together, they aim to achieve Swachh Bharat by 2019, as a fitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th Birth Anniversary.This would mean improving the levels of cleanliness and making villages Open Defecation Free (ODF), clean and sanitised.