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Australia to exempt sanitary products from sales tax

The Wednesday's move was welcomed by women groups and campaigners across the country.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Two supermarkets fined for charging GST on sanitary napkins

LMD will conduct more drives to check the prices of goods which were exempted from GST or on which tax was reduced, such as electronic goods.

published on : 9th August 2018

Sanitary napkins, footwear, fridge, 85 more items may get cheaper from tomorrow

Refrigerator, washing machine, small screen TV, storage water heaters, paints and varnishes will attract 18 per cent GST from tomorrow, as against 28 per cent at present.

published on : 26th July 2018

FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) hails exemption of sanitary napkins, rakhis from GST

FLO termed it a concentrated effort by the government to achieve the goal of women empowerment as well as special emphasis on gender development, according to a release issued here.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Akshay Kumar thanks GST Council for tax exemption on sanitary napkins

Earlier this year, Akshay narrated the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who introduced the low-cost sanitary napkins in India, in "Pad Man".

published on : 22nd July 2018

Government slashes GST rate on several products

In a country where a large number of women in rural areas don’t have easy access to sanitary napkins, the decision to keep it under the 12 per cent GST slab has not gone down well with the public.

published on : 21st July 2018

After facing backlash, sanitary napkins now to be exempted from GST

While GST tax on sanitary pads was cut from 12 per cent to zero, rakhis were exempted from the tax, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters in New Delhi.

published on : 21st July 2018

People want sanitary napkins exempted from GST: Survey

In a country where a large number of women in rural areas don’t have easy access to sanitary napkins, the decision to keep it under the 12 per cent GST slab has not gone down well with the public.

published on : 21st July 2018

Women prisoners making eco-friendly sanitary napkins in Nagpur Central Jail

There are 78 female convicts working under a rehabilitation plan aimed at their skill development and empowerment.

published on : 11th July 2018

Fresh norms for Khusi sanitary napkin scheme

 The State Government has issued fresh guidelines for distribution of sanitary napkins to girl students under ‘Khusi’ scheme from this academic session. 

published on : 2nd July 2018

Union Minister Ananth Kumar launches biodegradable sanitary napkins in Bengaluru

Jan Aushadhi Suvidha comes with a special additive, which makes it biodegradable when it comes in contact with oxygen after being discarded.

published on : 6th June 2018

Girl students of all government schools in Haryana to get sanitary napkins at Rs 1 from August

CM Khattar said girls till 18 years will be provided with the napkins in schools, while those above the age limit will get it through the through PDS at ration shops every month.

published on : 3rd June 2018

Railways' toilet policy: Low cost sanitary napkins, condoms to be sold at stations

Condoms and sanitary pads would now be sold at toilet facilities both inside and outside railway stations for not only the passengers but also the people living in its vicinity.

published on : 26th May 2018

A green solution for that time of month with eco-friendly sanitary napkins

With eco-friendly being the mantra these days, many entrepreneurs are coming up with organic sanitary napkins.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Alternative sanitary pads are here, but accessibility still an issue

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.

published on : 12th April 2018
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