Nepal | April 05, 2020

Free sanitary pads for public schools

THT Online

KATHMANDU: The Federal Budget presented by Finance Minister for the fiscal year 2019/20 has allocated budget to make sanitary pads available for free in public schools.

As this allocation comes into effect, all the female students enrolled in public schools will have free access to sanitary pads as and when needed.

The Finance Minister today unveiled a budget of Rs 1.53 trillion at the Federal Parliament.

In addition, senior citizens allowance and salaries of public service officials have been increased in the budget.

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