Now Every Newly-Weds To Get ‘Wedding Kits’ With Condoms, Family Planning Booklets From Odisha Govt


Bhubaneswar: In a bid to motivate young married couples to adopt proper family planning, the Odisha government has planned to introduce a new initiative.

The initiative called Nai Pahal Scheme under the National Health Mission (NHM) aims to raise awareness about the need of adopting temporary and permanent methods of family planning for young couples.

Under the scheme, the state government has planned to gift newlyweds ‘wedding kits’ having a booklet on methods and benefits of family planning, marriage registration form, condoms, and oral and emergency contraceptives.

This apart, the kit will also contain pregnancy testing kit, grooming materials like towels, comb, bindi, nail cutter, and mirror among others.

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