Programme to educate adolescent girls on menstrual health managementby The Daily Eye Team December 6 2016, 4:36 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 42 secs
A special programme for constructing toilets with an eye on menstrual hygiene management in select high and higher secondary schools across the district is being implemented by Gramalaya, a non-governmental organisation.
The toilet with two blocks will have 18 toilets — nine each for women teachers and nine for school pupils. Funded by Bank of America, the project is being implemented in 14 select blocks in the district at an estimate of Rs. 99.65 core, according to M. Ilangovan, Executive Director of Gramalaya.
He said that the schools were identified in Ettarai village in Andanallur block, S.Aiyampalayam in Mannachanallur, Aiyampalayam in Musiri, Natham in Thottiyam, Mettupalayam in Thathaiengarpet, Valadi in Lalgudi block, Pullampadi in Pullambadi, Perumalpalayam in Thuraiyur, T. Murungapatti in Uppiliapuram, Somarasampettai in Manikandam, Puthanatham in Manapparai, Thuvarankurichi in Marungapuri N.Poolampatty and Arasanilaipalayam villages in Vaiyampatti block.