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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

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.

published on : 30th March 2018

Government's gift to women on International Women's Day: low-cost sanitary napkins

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.

published on : 8th March 2018

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launches ‘Khushi, the padgirl’

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.

published on : 27th February 2018

Odisha to provide free sanitary napkins to 17 lakh girl students

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.

published on : 26th February 2018

Indigenous businesses to be hit by no GST on sanitary napkins: Maneka Gandhi

Sanitary pads were placed in the 12 per cent tax slab when the Goods and Services Tax regime was implemented on July 1, 2017.

published on : 20th February 2018

Bagdogra airport to install sanitary napkin vending machines 

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.

published on : 19th February 2018

Now, get sanitary pads at Bengaluru Railway stations

Waiting halls at KSR, Yesvantpur stations to get coin-operated vending machines on March 8

published on : 13th February 2018

Pad-jiji Maya Vishwakarma reaches out to women in tribal districts of Madhya Pradesh

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.’

published on : 3rd February 2018

Maharashtra to sell subsidised sanitary napkins to rural women

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

published on : 31st January 2018

GST on sanitary napkins: Supreme Court stays proceedings in Delhi, Bombay High Courts 

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.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Akshay inspires convicted ‘Padwomen’

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

published on : 12th January 2018

Gujarat polls: Congress will provide free sanitary pads to girl students

All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev also attacked Narendra Modi government for imposing "12 per cent" GST on sanitary napkins.

published on : 6th December 2017

Here's the first look of Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, Sonam Kapoor starrer PadMan

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.

published on : 27th November 2017

GST on sanitary pads forces women to switch to cloth

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.

published on : 28th August 2017