Sail’s Initiative for Women’s Health and Hygiene Awareness

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), under the guidance of Ministry of Steel, has associated with district administration of Nuh in Haryana in an unique initiative under Corporate Social Responsibility for supporting the “Menstrual Hygiene Management Program”. District Nuh has been identified as an ‘Aspirational District’ in Haryana and adopted by the Ministry of Steel for development. Under this initiative by the Ministry of Steel for the empowerment of women, Union Steel Minister, Chaudhary Birender Singh, handed over Memorandum of Association (MoA) to District Administrator, Nuh, yesterday.

SAIL will provide support under CSR towards the cost/expenditure on distribution of 20 Lakh Sanitary Napkins with installation of Sanitary Dispenser andIncinerator Units and training and awareness campaigns covering 100 schools for girl students in Nuh district. This holistic program covers not only distribution and safe disposal of Sanitary Napkins among the girl students and their family members but also includes awareness campaign about complete menstrual hygiene.

SAIL has been structuring and implementing CSR initiatives right from the inception with the underlying philosophy to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.Apart from manufacturing steel, the objective of SAIL is to strive for social, environmental and economic benefits to the communities amongwhich SAIL operates