Scheme for Promotion of Menstrual Hygiene is being implemented to promote menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls in 10-19 years age group
Government of India has been working for ensuring women and child health. Progress made in the various interventions under Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram is as below:
Total 7203 Adolescent Friendly Health Clinics (AFHCs) have been established in the country; 52 lakh Adolescent clients received counselling and clinical services in AFHCs during 2021-22 .
4.14 crore Adolescents were provided Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation tablets under the Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) Programme in 2021-22
The Scheme for Promotion of Menstrual Hygiene is implemented to promote menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls in the age group of 10-19 years. 34.92 lakh adolescent girls have been covered every month under this scheme in FY 2021-22 both through the Centre and State budgets.
7.64 lakh Peer Educators (PEs) have been selected during the period of 2016-17 to 2020-21 and out of these, 5.46 lakh Peer Educators have been trained. A total of 1.46 Lakh Adolescent Health and Wellness Days (AHWDs) were held in FY 2021-22 for awareness creation in communities and stakeholders.