Macho Akshay's special gift for women

New Delhi, March 9: The 'Padman' of Bollywood Akshay Kumar announced an initiative at an event in Mumbai alongside the CM of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis.The government of Maharashtra will facilitate access to sanitary napkins for adolescent girls in all districts of Maharashtra, under the Asmita scheme.

The Department of Rural Development will be conducting awareness campaigns in districts of Maharashtra, by taking forward their narration of women-friendly governance.

After the announcement, Akshay Kumar twitted,"Congrats to the Maharashtra Government & Hon. CM @Dev_Fadnavis ji & @Pankajamunde ji for the launch of #Asmita scheme on #WomensDay to make sanitary pads available to girls & women from rural areas at very subsidized rates".