Uttar Pradesh government will soon launch a new Dignity Kit Scheme 2022 under is ambitious Mission Shakti Campaign. The new dignity kits distribution scheme will serve as relief assistance to women/ adolescents affected by floods and other calamities. Each unit of Dignity Kit will contain some items which are listed in this article. So, read this article till the end to get complete information about the scheme.
About UP Dignity Kit Scheme 2022
In yet another considerate act under the ambitious “Mission Shakti” campaign, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced the distribution of “Dignity Kits”. The primary objective of UP Dignity Kit Scheme will be to provide relief assistance to women/adolescents affected by floods and other calamities.
List of Items in UP Dignity Kits Scheme
All the women and young girls staying in relief camps due to floods or any other reasons will be provided dignity kits by the Yogi Adityanath led UP government. A unit of Dignity Kit will cost Rs. 360 to the state govt. which will include the following items:-
- Sanitary pads (20)
- Bathing soaps (2)
- Soaps for Washing Clothes (2)
- Towel (1)
- Cotton cloth (1 meter)
- Disposable bag (20)
- Bucket with a lid (1)
- Mug (1)
- Masks (2)
All the material will be kept in a bag which will have the monogram of UP government printed on one side with the words “Dignity Kit”. The other side will have a list of articles in the bag. A local official will be made the nodal officer for preparation and distribution of these bags in each district. The new provision of providing dignity kits in Mission Shakti has been included in the wake of the long rainy season in Uttar Pradesh.
CM Yogi Adityanath Initiatives to Tackle Natural Calamities
Apart from the Dignity Kit, the state government led by CM Yogi Adityanath has also directed the officials to provide the following things to women:-
- An ample supply of drinking water
- Dry food packets
All these items would be provided to enable women to fight natural calamities while adhering to Covid-19 protocols. In the wake of being fully equipped to tackle any natural calamities in the future, the Yogi government is preparing a robust system in Uttar Pradesh to prevent damage and help people during rain, hailstorm and floods.
Expansion of Aapda Mitra and Aapda Sakhi Schemes
The UP government, in collaboration with the State Disaster Management Authority, is all set to expand its Aapda Mitra and Aapda Sakhi schemes to 25 districts of the state. “Aapda Mitra” and “Aapda Sakhi” will be provided flood protection equipment, safety kits, and training to deal with any disaster.
Under the UP Dignity Kit Scheme, people will be provided assistance to deal with natural calamities such as rain, cloudburst, hailstorm, etc. It is noteworthy that in the last five years, with the efforts of the Yogi government, a state-level emergency centre and relief helpline 1070 was established under the supervision of the Relief Commissioner’s office. Moreover, to keep the relief helpline functional 24 hours, 15 call centres are also operating in the state.
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