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Assam govt makes sanitary napkins mandatory in factories, industries

The decision was taken in the Assam cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, to promote hygiene among women.

20 Nov 2019 10:30 AM

Stop the stigma, period

The shame that Indian women are put through for having a uterus, is being combatted in many unique ways.

20 Sep 2019 1:35 AM

Sanitary napkins to be sold for Re 1 at Jan Aushadhi stores

The biodegradable sanitary napkins 'Suvidha' will be available at the subsidised price at designated centres from August 27.

26 Aug 2019 6:35 PM

Uttarakhand: Nagar panchayat in Nandprayag installs sanitary pad vending machine

Sanitary napkins can be dispensed from the vending machine by paying a nominal amount of Re 1 per pad.

25 Jul 2019 1:48 PM

Spreading sanitary health to 50K women

The unit currently manufactures around 80 packets a day and aims to gradually double the numbers.

24 Jul 2018 5:38 AM


Nine jails in state to get sanitary napkin vending machines

Over 900 women inmates will benefit from this drive initiated by the state women’s commission.

03 Jul 2018 2:06 AM

Govt launches affordable sanitary napkins, priced at Rs 2.50 per pad

About 78 per cent women in urban areas use hygienic methods of protection during menstrual period.

04 Jun 2018 9:05 PM

Sanitary napkins, condoms to soon be available at toilets of railway stations

The policy said each facility was to have separate toilets for men, women and Divyangjans with provision of both style commodes in them.

26 May 2018 1:35 PM

MPCB suggests separate collection of sanitary waste

According to MPCB the onus was on manufacturers to arrange for disposal of sanitary napkins.

12 May 2018 1:12 AM

Parties turn to sanitary pads to woo women

The napkin pads, kept in an envelope stamped with the party’s symbol, are delivered to them free of cost by women Congress workers.

17 Mar 2018 2:02 AM


Railways to install sanitary napkin dispensers at 200 stations by March 8

‘Dastak’ is an initiative started by RWWCO from Jan 1, 2018, which is dedicated to production of low-cost, eco-friendly sanitary pads.

27 Feb 2018 9:55 AM

Party will provide free sanitary napkins if voted to power: Mahila Congress

Sushmita Dev claimed the BJP will not win a single seat in Meghalaya, and its similar promise of free sanitary napkins will not happen.

19 Feb 2018 8:29 AM

Gwalior students write messages to PM on sanitary pads to oust 12 per cent GST

The campaign was started on January 4. It has been receiving extensive support from people through social media.

10 Jan 2018 11:07 AM

Opposition leader raises graft allegations

The opposition leader raised questions over the women and child welfare department’s distribution of tenders for sanitary napkins.

22 Dec 2017 6:52 AM

Let’s talk about period!

While the country still shies away from talking about menstruation, this 19-year-old has taken upon herself to educate schoolgirls on the same.

18 Dec 2017 1:52 AM


Plea in NGT: Ask sanitary pad makers to give pouch

According to the petitioners periods are unimaginable without disposable sanitary napkins for women today.

16 Nov 2017 2:06 AM

Why should sanitary pads not be exempt from GST: Bombay HC

Division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Nitin Jamdar was hearing the petition filed by Shetty Woman Welfare Foundation.

21 Jul 2017 3:37 AM

Delhi HC seeks Finance Ministry's response on imposition of GST on sanitary napkins

The court also directed to conduct workshops on menstrual hygiene for school girls.

18 Jul 2017 4:10 PM

HC pulls up govt on ashram schools

The bench said that it was the state’s obligatory duty to provide basic facilities to such schools.

15 Jul 2017 1:55 AM

GST on sanitary pads to protect tax credit for makers: Finance Min

It cited protection of rights of domestic sanitary manufacturers as a reason for not exempting this necessary product from GST.

10 Jul 2017 8:22 PM