'Women do not realise that period of menstruation is like doing 'tapasya' (penance). This is written in our shastras. Even I do not like to tell you all these things, but I have to warn you. Men should learn cooking...It will help you,' said Swami Krushnaswarup Dasji.
Stating that the initiative would provide gainful employment opportunities to the women, the Union minister said the objective is to ensure that all 2.25 crore women of Odisha achieve economic empowerment and self-reliance.