Birgunj: Birgunj Metropolitan City has started sanitary pad machines in community schools of the city in Parsa to ensure menstrual hygiene in female students.
Birgunj Mayor Mr.Bijaya Kumar Sarawogi said that they come up with the idea of installing sanitary pad machines at every secondary and local secondary school in the metropolis. He added that the machines are being installed, any girl studying in community schools here can obtain a sanitary pad by feeding coins into the machine and the coins will be made available to girl students free of cost through the schools.
A total of 92 machines will be installed within a week, according to a source in the municipality. The programme was organised in the metropolitan office to teach girls how to use the machines.