Under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Kupwara, Anshul Garg, a workshop was conducted today in the meeting hall of D.C. Office Complex regarding the use of Sanitary Napkin Vending (SNV) machines to be installed in 153 High Schools, Higher Secondary Schools and five Degree Colleges of the district.
The Assistant Commissioner Revenue, District Panchayat Officer, Chief Education Officer, Principals of High and Higher Secondary Schools and other concerned participated in the programme.
During the workshop, it was informed that under Swachh Bharat Mission – Grameen (SBMG) and Aspirational District Programme(ADP), Kupwara district is installing SNV machines in 153 schools and five colleges. The machines have been commissioned to minimize the school dropout rate of girl students.
Meanwhile, experts who had come from Delhi gave a detailed training to the participants about the handling of SNV machine.