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Novel & Noble initiative to ensure menstrual hygiene of women prisoners

PUNJABNEWSEXPRESS | June 10, 2020 03:48 PM

CHANDIGARH:IRS officer Amanpreet aided by NGO 'Sangini Saheli' undertakes distribution of sanitary napkins in prisons of State
Express deep gratitude to Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa & Jail Department
With a view to encourage Women prisoners towards menstrual hygiene and ensure menstrual health, Sanitary napkins were distributed in all the Prisons of Punjab where women inmates are lodged.
This noble gesture was undertaken by Mrs. Aman Preet, IRS who hails from Ludhiana and is currently posted in New Delhi as Joint Commissioner, Income Tax. The project was completed with the help of NGO Sangini Saheli by Priyal Bharadwaj.
Divulging this here today, a spokesman of the Jail Department said that Mrs. Aman Preet undertook this novel as well as noble initiative with a view to creating awareness and distributing free sanitary pads to the migrant, needy and underprivileged women situated in different parts of country especially in the wake of corona virus.
The officer conveyed her heartfelt gratitude to the Jail Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Praveen K. Sinha IPS, ADGP, Prisons, Punjab for encouragement and cooperation, and has also appreciated the efforts of R.K. Sharma and Mukesh Kumar Sharma, from Punjab Jail Training School Patiala for their active support and timely distribution.

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