About ASMITA Yojana
The government of Maharashtra has launched ASMITA Yojana to distribute subsidized sanitary napkins to the rural women in the state. Minister of rural development and women and children development, Smt. Pankaja Munde announced the scheme. This scheme is for rural women and adolescent girls of ZP school of age group 11- 19 yrs . For adolescent girls, a pack of 8 sanitary napkins will be provided at a subsidized rate of Rs 5/-. For every packet there is a subsidy of Rs 15.20.
For implementation of ASMITA Scheme MSRLM is nodal agency.
Anyone who wants to sponsor, will need to sponsor minimum one girl child for a period of one year . Minimum amount that may be sponsored will be 12 × Rs 15.20 =Rs 182.40