Local roundup: Punjab to give free sanitary pads, an old church in Srinagar reopens and more such short local relevant stories for you

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1. Punjab to provide free sanitary napkins to menstruators


The Punjab government has announced to provide free sanitary napkins to menstruators every month at 27,314 Anganwadi centres across the state. Under the programme, ‘Udaan Scheme’, 9 pads will be given to needy people every month. However, in the first phase of the programme, nearly 50 beneficiaries will be served at each Anganwadi centre.

2. A 125-year-old church in Srinagar opens after 30 years


Ahead of Christmas, one of the oldest churches in Srinagar, Saint Lukes Church, got opened after 30 years for people. Located near the Chest Diseases Hospitals on the foothills of the Shankaracharya hillock, the church was closed due to the eruption of militancy in Kashmir. Now, the church has got a renovation, which will be launched by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.

3. Bengaluru to give free bus pass to women working in a garment factory


To make the commutation of women working in the garment factories easy, the Bengaluru government has announced to give them free passes to BMTC buses. The move, in collaboration with the Labour Department, is likely to benefit 2.5 lakh, female workers. To avail this benefit, women will have to submit their requests to the factory owners.

4. Delhi to develop India’s most advanced 11 acres ‘School Hub’


Taking a step towards the betterment of the Children, the Delhi government is soon going to develop an 11-acre ‘school hub’ where 240 classrooms will be set up. Apart from this, the school will focus on the holistic development of children and will have an Olympic-size swimming pool complex, 13 labs, multipurpose sports courts along with 12 badminton courts, a grand auditorium, and many other facilities.

5. BRT Tiger Reserve in Karnataka blooms with Neelakurinji


Neelakurinji, a flowering plant that blooms only in 12 years, once gain bloomed in the hills of Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve situated in Hanur Taluk of Chamarajanagar district. However, according to the forest officials, this is the first time that Neelakurinji has bloomed at this reserve.

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