Highlights
  • Ek Pad, Ek Ped marketing campaign was began on June 5, 2020 in Jharkhand
  • The marketing campaign covers 11 blocks of East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand
  • Each lady is requested to plant a sapling throughout each menstrual cycle

New Delhi: The COVID-19 induced lockdown was a interval of hardship for a lot of but it surely additionally painted a phenomenal image of the setting – clear blue sky, birds chirping on lush inexperienced bushes, low ranges of air pollution and clear water our bodies. Although the impression of COVID-19 on the setting was brief time period, the message it gave out was loud and clear – the setting is the premise of life and it’s about time we defend it. Taking this lesson from COVID-19 ahead, Tarun Kumar, Secretary, Nischay, a Jamshedpur based mostly organisation that works for girls, kids and rural growth, began a marketing campaign known as ‘Ek Pad, Ek Ped’ (one sanitary pad, one tree) in East Singhbhum district of the state.

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Speaking in regards to the thought behind the marketing campaign, Tarun Kumar mentioned,

NGO Nischay has been selling menstrual hygiene amongst women and girls for nearly 4 years now. Firstly, in rural areas, women and girls are usually not prepared to speak about menstrual hygiene and use sanitary napkins. Secondly, there’s a lack of expertise in regards to the disposal of sanitary waste. Women, who use sanitary pads, eliminate the waste brazenly within the village or lakes which pose a risk to the setting. To coach ladies about protected disposal practices and make them take duty for his or her sanitary waste, we began a marketing campaign known as ‘Ek Pad, Ek Ped’ final 12 months on the World Atmosphere Day.

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As per Menstrual Hygiene Administration Nationwide tips, ‘protected disposal’ means guaranteeing that the method of destruction of used and dirty supplies is completed with out human contact and with minimal environmental air pollution. In line with the rules, Mr Kumar and his staff of volunteers educate rural ladies about on-site disposal that features burying sanitary waste for decomposition and burning the dirty napkins. Additional elaborating on the waste disposal practices, 18-year-old Supriti Kisku, a volunteer at NGO Nischay mentioned,

Ideally, each the on-site disposal practices are usually not very setting pleasant as normally the pads are manufactured from cellulose however in rural areas, these are the one choices obtainable. But when we’re harming the setting in a technique, it is usually our duty to safeguard it in one other manner and the best strategy to do it’s by planting increasingly bushes.

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Mr Kumar additionally mentioned that NGO Nischay tried to put in electrical incinerators in a number of the colleges within the district however resulting from lack of funds, the challenge couldn’t cowl all the faculties. NGO is now attempting to put in incinerators at a group degree.

As a part of the marketing campaign, Mr Kumar and his staff of volunteers typically distribute a sapling together with a packet of sanitary napkins and urge ladies to plant a tree throughout each menstrual cycle. Additional speaking about how the staff ensures that ladies not solely plant a sapling but additionally nurture it, Baidnath Hansda Musabani, one of many volunteers mentioned,

We have now village degree volunteers who go, meet ladies and test their vegetation. Usually ladies share footage of their plant over WhatsApp. The thought is that each lady ought to plant at the least one tree a month however even when they plant 5-6 in a 12 months, collectively they will make an enormous distinction in making their village and district clear and inexperienced.

The challenge is being applied beneath the steering of Padma Shri Jamuna Tudu, working in direction of stopping unlawful felling of bushes in Jharkhand since 1998. Ms Tudu additionally asserted that since presently there is no such thing as a safer different obtainable for disposal of sanitary waste, the least we are able to do is to extend the inexperienced cowl and reap its advantages.

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Mr Kumar knowledgeable that up to now round 5,000 saplings of native bushes like Mango, Guava, Neem, Papaya, amongst others have been planted. Among the ladies have additionally taken up kitchen gardening as a part of the marketing campaign which in flip can lead to their improved diet ranges, added Mr Kumar.

In line with the Nationwide Household Well being Survey (NFHS-4) for the 12 months 2015-16, 66.6 per cent of the ladies (15-49 years) in East Singhbhum are anaemic. The prevalence of anameia amongst ladies is extra in rural areas of the district than city areas. Speaking about the identical and their marketing campaign, Mr Kumar mentioned,

The problem of poor diet and anaemia prevail among the many intervention district. Resulting from house constraints in a number of the villages and homes, we’re selling kitchen backyard as effectively. We imagine that ladies and their households will profit from it.

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NDTV – Dettol Banega Swasth India marketing campaign is an extension of the five-year-old Banega Swachh India initiative helmed by Marketing campaign Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan. It goals to unfold consciousness about vital well being points dealing with the nation. In wake of the present COVID-19 pandemic, the necessity for WASH (WaterSanitation and Hygiene) is reaffirmed as handwashing is among the methods to stop Coronavirus an infection and different ailments. The marketing campaign highlights the significance of diet and healthcare for girls and youngsters to stop maternal and baby mortality, struggle malnutrition, stunting, losing, anaemia and illness prevention by means of vaccines. Significance of programmes like Public Distribution System (PDS), Mid-day Meal Scheme, POSHAN Abhiyan and the position of Aganwadis and ASHA staff are additionally coated. Solely a Swachh or clear India the place bogs are used and open defecation free (ODF) standing achieved as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, can eradicate ailments like diahorrea and change into a Swasth or wholesome India. The marketing campaign will proceed to cowl points like air air pollutionwaste administrationplastic banhandbook scavenging and sanitation staff and menstrual hygiene

World

11,25,51,131Circumstances

4,65,57,507Energetic

6,34,96,463Recovered

24,97,161Deaths

Coronavirus has unfold to 192 international locations. The full confirmed circumstances worldwide are 11,25,51,131 and 24,97,161 have died; 4,65,57,507 are lively circumstances and 6,34,96,463 have recovered as on February 25, 2021 at 4:21 am.

India

1,10,46,914 16738Circumstances

1,51,708 4801Energetic

1,07,38,501 11799Recovered

1,56,705 138Deaths

In India, there are 1,10,46,914 confirmed circumstances together with 1,56,705 deaths. The variety of lively circumstances is 1,51,708 and 1,07,38,501 have recovered as on February 25, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State & District Particulars

State Circumstances Energetic Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

DistrictCircumstances

Mumbai45,478

Thane13,660

Pune9,920

Mumbai Suburban5,363

Aurangabad1,974

Nashik1,575

Raigad1,462

Palghar1,421

Solapur1,291

Jalgaon1,039

Akola757

Nagpur692

Kolhapur646

Satara629

Ratnagiri350

Amravati291

Dhule228

Hingoli208

Jalna201

Ahmednagar190

Nanded176

Yavatmal150

Sangli145

Latur139

Osmanabad125

Sindhudurg114

Buldhana88

Parbhani78

gondia69

Beed54

Nandurbar42

Gadchiroli42

Bhandara41

Chandrapur32

Washim13

Wardha11

21,21,119 8,807

60,559 5,955

20,08,623 2,772

51,937 80

Kerala

DistrictCircumstances

Kannur357

Kasaragod333

Palakkad224

Malappuram119

Kollam118

Thrissur106

Thiruvananthapuram104

Pathanamthitta98

Kozhikode90

Alappuzha76

Kottayam73

Ernakulam60

Idukki40

Wayanad36

10,45,009 4,106

53,153 1,796

9,87,720 5,885

4,136 17

Karnataka

DistrictCircumstances

Udupi1,176

Kalaburagi669

Yadgir538

Bengaluru City529

Raichur369

Mandya346

Belagavi337

Bidar219

Hassan205

Davangere204

Vijayapura201

Dakshina Kannada179

Chikkaballapura149

Mysuru107

Bagalkote103

Uttara Kannada95

Shivamogga67

Dharwad61

Ballari60

Gadag45

Bengaluru Rural40

Tumakuru36

Kolar29

Haveri24

Chikkamagaluru19

Chitradurga14

Koppal5

Kodagu4

Ramanagara3

Chamarajanagara0

9,49,183 334

6,096 15

9,30,778 313

12,309 6

Andhra Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Kurnool795

Krishna557

Guntur511

Anantapur428

East Godavari356

Chittoor319

Sri Potti Sriramulu Nell*296

Y.S.R.205

West Godavari199

Srikakulam183

Prakasam104

Visakhapatnam103

Vizianagaram23

8,89,503 94

603 28

8,81,732 66

7,168

Tamil Nadu

DistrictCircumstances

Chennai23,324

Chengalpattu1,314

Thiruvallur774

Villupuram509

Kanchipuram503

Tiruvannamalai496

Cuddalore477

Ariyalur444

Tirunelveli433

Tuticorin333

Kallakurichi324

Madurai322

Salem258

Coimbatore188

Virudhunagar185

Dindigul175

Perambalur133

Ranipet133

Thanjavur130

Theni129

Tiruchirappalli119

Ramanathapuram119

Tiruppur116

Kanniyakumari110

Tenkasi103

Nagapattinam99

Karur88

Namakkal83

Erode75

Vellore71

Thiruvarur67

Pudukkottai53

Sivaganga46

Tirupathur45

Krishnagiri43

The Nilgiris17

Dharmapuri15

8,49,629 463

4,062 12

8,33,089 469

12,478 6

Delhi

DistrictCircumstances

North West5,463

Central4,817

West4,768

New Delhi3,405

North3,059

East2,472

South East2,446

South West2,391

South2,329

North East1,914

Shahdara1,580

6,38,373 200

1,137 128

6,26,331 70

10,905 2

Uttar Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Gautam Buddha Nagar1,119

Agra933

Ghaziabad794

Meerut504

Lucknow386

Saharanpur298

Kanpur Nagar286

Moradabad252

Varanasi243

Hapur225

Aligarh215

Basti214

Amethi206

Rampur203

Jaunpur194

Firozabad190

Barabanki168

Gorakhpur166

Bulandshahr166

Siddharth Nagar159

Ghazipur159

Bijnor157

Deoria143

Azamgarh138

Sant Kabeer Nagar132

Mathura129

Ayodhya120

Muzaffarnagar117

Sambhal116

Sultanpur97

Ambedkar Nagar92

Maharajganj85

Amroha80

Rae Bareli78

Bahraich73

Kheri72

Kannauj69

Baghpat68

Kushi Nagar67

Bhadohi60

Ballia60

Gonda59

Etah52

Hardoi49

Balrampur49

Mau48

Mainpuri46

Etawah46

Hathras43

Unnao42

Jalaun41

Jhansi41

Shamli40

Chandauli38

Auraiya37

Farrukhabad36

Sitapur32

Prayagraj30

Banda27

Shahjahanpur25

Shravasti23

Budaun23

Mirzapur22

Bareilly17

Kasganj16

Pratapgarh15

Pilibhit15

Sonbhadra10

Kaushambi6

Kanpur Dehat4

Chitrakoot4

Lalitpur3

Hamirpur3

Mahoba3

Fatehpur3

6,03,103 128

2,190 78

5,92,192 203

8,721 3

West Bengal

DistrictCircumstances

Kolkata2,777

Howrah1,435

24 Paraganas North1,031

Hooghly604

24 Paraganas South281

Maldah235

Dinajpur Uttar216

Coochbehar210

Birbhum206

Medinipur West159

Medinipur East153

Nadia139

Purba Bardhaman130

Murshidabad125

Bankura116

Darjeeling97

Jalpaiguri88

Paschim Bardhaman70

Purulia66

Dinajpur Dakshin50

Alipurduar39

Kalimpong18

Jhargram9

5,74,301 202

3,377 22

5,60,668 221

10,256 3

Odisha

DistrictCircumstances

Ganjam581

Jajapur322

Khordha238

Baleshwar190

Kendrapara164

Cuttack155

Bhadrak137

Balangir129

Puri103

Sundargarh102

Jagatsinghapur91

Nayagarh86

Mayurbhanj73

Nuapada69

Gajapati61

Dhenkanal36

Boudh34

Kendujhar34

Deogarh33

Kalahandi33

Sonepur29

Kandhamal28

Anugul26

Malkangiri20

Bargarh16

Koraput16

Sambalpur16

Jharsuguda8

Nabarangpur2

Rayagada2

3,36,835 68

588 22

3,34,333 90

1,914

Rajasthan

DistrictCircumstances

Jaipur2,177

Jodhpur1,748

Udaipur724

Bharatpur563

Kota503

Nagaur500

Ajmer379

Dungarpur374

Pali352

Jhalawar329

Bhilwara250

Sikar231

Chittorgarh188

Tonk171

Jalore164

Rajsamand140

Sirohi130

Bikaner112

Banswara91

Alwar90

Churu81

Jhunjhunu64

Dausa61

Dholpur60

Baran59

Jaisalmer53

Barmer34

Hanumangarh31

SawaiMadhopur26

Karauli17

Pratapgarh14

Ganganagar8

Bundi5

3,19,801 99

1,204 9

3,15,812 90

2,785

Chhattisgarh

DistrictCircumstances

Bilaspur100

Korba100

Mungeli87

Baloda Bazar85

Jashpur77

Janjgir-Champa56

Mahasamund54

Rajnandgaon52

Kabirdham52

Raigarh47

Raipur46

Balod41

Korea39

Durg31

Bemetara21

Kanker19

Balrampur17

Surguja14

Gariyaband10

Surajpur9

Dhamtari6

Bijapur2

Bastar2

Dantewada0

Kondagaon0

Narayanpur0

Sukma0

3,11,680 247

2,911 66

3,04,956 309

3,813 4

Telangana

DistrictCircumstances

Hyderabad2,475

Ranga Reddy183

Suryapet87

Jagitial77

Nizamabad76

MedchalMalkajgiri75

Mancherial43

YadadriBhuvanagiri40

Jogulamba Gadwal40

Vikarabad40

Nalgonda33

Warangal City32

Mahabubnagar30

Sangareddy26

Khammam26

Adilabad22

Nirmal21

Karimnagar17

RajannaSircilla16

Medak11

Kamareddy11

Mahabubabad10

Jayashankar Bhupalapally9

Nagarkurnool8

Kumuram Bheem Asifabad8

Jangoan8

Siddipet7

Peddapalli5

Bhadradri Kothagudem5

Warangal Rural4

Mulugu3

Narayanpet3

Wanaparthy1

2,98,264 207

1,852 107

2,94,782 99

1,630 1

Haryana

DistrictCircumstances

Gurugram2,950

Faridabad867

Sonipat404

Rohtak145

Palwal120

Jhajjar114

Karnal104

Hisar98

Ambala93

Panipat78

Nuh68

Bhiwani60

Rewari56

Kurukshetra55

Sirsa50

Kaithal48

Mahendragarh47

CharkiDadri43

Panchkula39

Fatehabad38

Jind38

Yamunanagar19

2,70,097 130

955 47

2,66,099 82

3,043 1

Gujarat

DistrictCircumstances

Ahmadabad17,125

Surat2,311

Vadodara1,555

Gandhinagar410

Mahesana159

Banas Kantha147

Bhavnagar146

Rajkot135

Arvalli134

Mahisagar125

Anand107

PanchMahals107

Patan105

SabarKantha101

Kachchh99

Kheda98

Jamnagar63

Bharuch56

Botad55

Surendranagar55

Valsad47

GirSomnath45

Dohad43

Chhotaudepur37

Naysari35

Junagadh31

Narmada25

DevbhumiDwarka22

Amreli16

Porbandar11

Tapi6

Dang5

Morbi4

2,68,147 380

1,869 83

2,61,871 296

4,407 1

Bihar

DistrictCircumstances

Patna279

Bhagalpur266

Rohtas256

Khagaria253

Begusarai243

Madhubani199

Munger188

Jehanabad178

Katihar175

Darbhanga143

Samastipur139

Siwan139

PurbiChamparan138

Purnia135

Banka134

Buxar134

Nalanda123

Gopalganj123

Nawada122

Sheikhpura118

Gaya115

Kaimur (bhabua)105

Bhojpur103

Saran101

Muzaffarpur96

Saharsa88

Supaul87

Vaishali87

Madhepura82

Kishanganj75

Aurangabad75

Sitamarhi73

Lakhisarai72

Araria68

Pashchim Champaran57

Arwal52

Jamui47

Sheohar20

2,62,357 54

509 39

2,60,310 92

1,538 1

Madhya Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Indore3,839

Bhopal1,880

Ujjain799

Burhanpur351

Neemuch319

Jabalpur276

East Nimar266

Sagar228

Gwalior211

Khargone196

Dewas140

Dhar132

Mandsaur112

Morena109

Bhind87

Raisen71

Barwani60

Ratlam51

Rewa39

Shajapur39

Hoshangabad37

Vidisha37

Chhatarpur35

Betul35

Rajgarh31

Dindori29

Sheopur26

Damoh26

Satna24

Anuppur22

Panna20

Tikamgarh18

Sidhi17

Narsinghpur17

Chhindwara16

Agar Malwa15

Mandla15

Shivpuri15

Jhabua14

Shandol14

Singrauli13

Ashoknagar13

Datia12

Sehore12

Umaria10

Balaghat9

Guna8

Harda4

Alirajpur3

Katni3

Seoni2

Niwari0

2,60,313 344

2,270 119

2,54,186 223

3,857 2

Assam

DistrictCircumstances

Kamrup Metro276

Golaghat203

Nagaon143

Hojai89

Dima Hasao86

Karimganj85

Tinsukia84

Cachar80

Dibrugarh61

Hailakandi57

Lakhimpur57

Marigaon50

Dhemaji47

Kamrup42

Kokrajhar37

Dhubri30

Charaideo29

Barpeta28

Udalguri28

Sonitpur27

Jorhat24

Nalbari23

Darrang20

Sivasagar20

Goalpara19

Biswanath16

Baksa14

KarbiAnglong13

Bongaigaon12

Chirang6

West KarbiAnglong5

South SalmaraMancachar4

Majuli2

2,17,454 27

1,606 2

2,14,757 25

1,091

Punjab

DistrictCircumstances

Amritsar485

Jalandhar297

Ludhiana293

Tarn Taran163

Gurdaspur154

Hoshiarpur140

S.A.S Nagar137

Patiala132

Sangrur107

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr)99

Pathankot86

Rupnagar (Ropar)74

Faridkot74

Sri Muktsar Sahib71

Moga65

Bathinda60

Fatehgarh Sahib57

Fazilka53

Firozepur50

Kapurthala44

Mansa31

Barnala25

1,79,819 558

3,598 303

1,70,435 248

5,786 7

Jammu And Kashmir

DistrictCircumstances

Anantnag395

Srinagar300

Kulgam295

Baramulla271

Shopian255

Kupwara231

Bandipora175

Udhampur155

Ramban151

Jammu138

Budgam110

Pulwama108

Kathua53

Rajouri39

Ganderbal37

Poonch35

Doda27

Reasi26

Samba25

Kishtwar10

Mirpur0

Muzaffarabad0

1,26,093 74

771 5

1,23,367 69

1,955

Jharkhand

DistrictCircumstances

East Singhbum170

Ranchi148

Hazaribagh110

Garhwa80

Ramgarh75

Koderma58

Simdega48

Dhanbad32

Gumla28

Palamu27

West Singhbhum21

SaraikelaKharsawan20

Giridih19

Bokaro16

Latehar14

Khunti10

Lohardaga8

Deoghar5

Dumka5

Pakur4

Jamtara2

Godda2

Chatra1

Sahebganj0

1,19,719 32

431 16

1,18,201 47

1,087 1

Uttarakhand

DistrictCircumstances

Dehradun370

Nainital323

Tehri Garhwal110

Haridwar94

Udam Singh Nagar83

Almora71

Champawat45

Pithoragarh43

Chamoli36

PauriGarhwal36

Bageshwar31

Rudraprayag30

Uttar Kashi24

97,031

491 0

94,850

1,690

Himachal Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Hamirpur117

Kangra105

Una41

Solan32

Chamba29

Bilaspur21

Mandi21

Sirmaur11

Shimla10

Kullu4

Kinnaur2

Lahaul And Spiti0

58,457 34

229 11

57,233 23

995

Goa

DistrictCircumstances

South Goa69

North Goa57

54,700 52

495 16

53,416 35

789 1

Puducherry

DistrictCircumstances

Pondicherry111

Mahe4

Karaikal2

Yanam0

39,656 28

189 10

38,801 17

666 1

Tripura

DistrictCircumstances

Dhalai196

Sepahijala174

Gomati74

South Tripura53

Unakoti49

West Tripura45

Khowai24

North Tripura14

33,400

25 22

32,984 22

391

Manipur

DistrictCircumstances

Churachandpur32

Kangpokpi26

Imphal West21

Thoubal18

Imphal East10

Tengnoupal9

Bishnupur7

Senapati6

Chandel5

Kamjong5

Ukhrul4

Jiribam3

Pherzawl3

Kakching2

Tamenglong2

Noney1

29,250 7

41 5

28,836 2

373

Chandigarh

DistrictCircumstances

Chandigarh313

21,541 41

250 23

20,940 17

351 1

Arunachal Pradesh

DistrictCircumstances

Changlang31

Papum Pare8

Lohit3

Namsai2

West Siang1

East Siang1

Higher Siang1

Tawang1

PakkeKessang1

West Kameng0

Higher Subansiri0

Tirap0

Siang0

Shi Yomi0

Anjaw0

Decrease Subansiri0

Decrease Dibang Valley0

Longding0

Leparada0

KurungKumey0

KraDaadi0

Kamle0

East Kameng0

Dibang Valley0

Decrease Siang0

16,836

4 0

16,776

56

Meghalaya

DistrictCircumstances

East Khasi Hills22

West Garo Hills5

South West Garo Hills4

North Garo Hills1

West Jaintia Hills1

West Khasi Hills1

East Garo Hills0

East Jaintia Hills0

Ribhoi0

South Garo Hills0

South West Khasi Hills0

13,958 3

18 2

13,792 5

148

Nagaland

DistrictCircumstances

Dimapur20

Mon8

Kohima7

Kiphire3

Tuensang3

Peren2

Phek1

Longleng0

Mokokchung0

Wokha0

Zunheboto0

12,192

8 4

12,093 4

91

Ladakh

DistrictCircumstances

Kargil77

LehLadakh43

9,807 11

53 8

9,624 3

130

Sikkim

DistrictCircumstances

East District3

South District3

North District0

West District0

6,132

47 0

5,950

135

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

DistrictCircumstances

South Andamans33

Nicobars1

North And Center Andaman1

5,016

4 1

4,950 1

62

Mizoram

DistrictCircumstances

Kolasib11

Aizawl10

Mamit8

Lawngtlai2

Lunglei2

Saitual1

Champhai0

Hnahthial0

Khawzawl0

Saiha0

Serchhip0

4,413

23 1

4,380 1

10

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

DistrictCircumstances

Dadra And Nagar Haveli20

3,404 2

4 2

3,398

2

Lakshadweep

DistrictCircumstances

Lakshadweep District0

322 6

86 6

236

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