SMC’s contribution on women empowerment lauded

Organized by the Meherpur Sadar Upazila administration, the program was attended among others by Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Meherpur, Mr. Ataul Gani; Superintendent of Police, Meherpur, Mr. Mostafizur Rahman, PPM; Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Mr. Md. Masudul Alam and seven Union Parishad Chairmen of Meherpur Sadar Upazila. Medical Officer of Kushtia Medical College Dr. Sharmin Akter Jerin shared her views on personal hygiene and meanstrual management with the audience as the guest speaker. Around 3,000 girls from six high schools and one madrasa along with 500 guardians were present at the program. Honorable State Minister and his spouse Ms. Syeda Monalisa Islam distributed Joya sanitary napkins among the students and suggested them to use the product during menstrual period. Mr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Sales Manager, Kushtia and his team represented SMC EL at the occasion. Kushtia Area Sales team of SMC EL later handed over 12,987 packs of Joya Belt-8 to the UNO to distribute among the female students of 43 high schools and 11 madrasas under Meherpur Sadar Upazila. The program was covered widely in different local and national print and electronic media including BTV.