The napkins will be provided to all the girls studying in schools and colleges. And for those girls who do not study, the napkins will be distributed by Asha workers.
State government provides aid only to sink 300-feet deep.
Gujarat produces 180 lakh metric tonne of salt annually, and contributes nearly 70 per cent of salt production in the country.
Minister for Labour and Employment Vijay Rupani — also president of BJP’s state unit — would likely announce some steps towards the welfare of salt-pan workers on May 1, the International Labour Day, sources said.
Talks initiated by the Deputy Labour Commissioner between the management and workers few days back had failed to break the deadlock, even as the strike entered the eleventh day on Thursday.
The Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavlamban Yojna, with provisions of financial and other assistance for bright students from all castes, was announced in September last year apparently to pacify the Patel community and other communities agitating for reservation under OBC quota.
The bench, agreeing with Mehta, asked petitioners’ advocate K T S Tulsi to corroborate under which provisions the plea was maintainable, but Tulsi sought more time to explain.
The process to close these colleges was set rolling last year, but the approval for the same was given on September 16, 2015.
Gujarat had received overall top ranking in the report by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion that was released last week and had implemented 71.14 per cent of all business reforms.
The state government had recently proposed a Rs 100 fine on those who violated the provision.
The “Mental School Health Programme” is being touted as the first such initiative for schoolgoing children between the ages of 4 and 16 years.
The notice, seeking an explanation within 10 days from Bhatt for allegedly having a “relationship with a woman other than his wife”, was delivered on August 14 after the complaint was received along with a pen drive containing the 11-minute clip.
The judges, to whom notices have been sent, include eight sitting Gujarat High Court judges, Chief Justices of Bombay and Orissa High Courts and a sitting judge of Supreme Court.
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However, the notification has not specified what punishment would be meted out those who fail to exercise their franchise.