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Organic cotton, banana or jute fibre -- and even old clothes -- are now among the alternatives on offer to the sanitary pads sold by the MNCs in India.
Odisha government draws criticism over free supply of sanitary napkins to school-going girls under Khushi scheme
Under the scheme, girl students from Class VI to X are provided free sanitary napkins in Government and government-aided schools across the State.
The government, on Thursday, announced the launch of 100 per cent bio-degradable sanitary napkins, to be called “Suvidha”, under the under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana.
Sanitary napkins will now be provided free of cost to girl students of government and government-aided schools in the State. This was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday.
The scheme called Khushi will benefit 17 lakh girl students from Class VI to XII. In addition to this, the state government will also expand social marketing of sanitary napkins for women and girls.
Sanitary pads were placed in the 12 per cent tax slab when the Goods and Services Tax regime was implemented on July 1, 2017.
The facility would be available at ladies toilets in the airport at the end of this month and the cost of each napkin will be Rs 5.
Waiting halls at KSR, Yesvantpur stations to get coin-operated vending machines on March 8
The 35-year-old scientist, who returned to Narsinghpur district after her research on leukemia at the University of California in San Francisco, will embark on her project, ‘Padwoman.’
The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
The top court further said it would hear all cases pertaining to this matter if they were stalled from being examined in state high courts.
Even as the Akshay Kumar starrer flick Padman is set for release on Republic Day, some 20 convicted women inmates at West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri Central Jail are getting ready to make sanitary napkins to
All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev also attacked Narendra Modi government for imposing "12 per cent" GST on sanitary napkins.
The film is inspired by the life of Coimbatore-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who found a way to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village.
Twelve per cent Goods and Service Tax on sanitary napkins has forced women mainly from low-income groups to switch back to use cloth during their menstruation cycle.