Menstruation is a subject that has culturally been considered a taboo and is entrenched with misconceptions and disregard, with little cognizance of the hazards of inadequate menstrual protection. The Project will highlight how the subject of feminine hygiene is grossly neglected at all levels.
Mr. Mehta brings to the Board a range of competencies and experiences covering governance, policy making, technology, management and institution building. This includes stints as Collector, Municipal Commissioner, Joint Commissioner (Mumbai Municipal Corporation), Director of Horticulture (GOI), Managing Director of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MAHAGENCO), Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Board Holding Company Ltd. and Managing Director of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL). In January 2015, Mr. Mehta was appointed Principal Secretary, Dept. of Environment, Govt. of Maharashtra. Mr. Mehta holds a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Institute of Technology, Benares Hindu University, an M.B.A (Finance) from the U.K. and a degree in Law.