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menstrual hygiene scheme


Woman entrepreneur repurposes tech to fight Covid-19 spread

March 08, 2022 10:56 am

Few years ago, Saral Designs, a Mumbai-based startup, developed a fully automatic sanitary pad-making machine to provide high-quality, affordable menstrual hygiene products to underprivileged women.

With sanitary pads supply for entire year, ‘Dignity Kits’ distributed in Ludhiana schools

July 29, 2021 11:33 am

Each ‘Dignity Kit’ contains 90 pads, undergarments, hand washing soap, detergent soap, towel and a cloth bag. The kit ensures that girls are provided with free of cost sanitary pads for entire year.

Pune start-up working on menstrual hygiene gets BIRAC seed fund

December 31, 2020 3:07 am

The two-year-old company had developed a decentralised smokeless sanitary pad disposal and recycling system unit.

Anurag Thakur launches campaign for affordable sanitary napkins in Hamirpur

February 06, 2018 2:43 pm

BJP MP from Hamirpur, Anurag Thakur, said cheap and good quality sanitary napkins will be made and distributed to women in his constituency. Self-help groups and mahila mandals will be part of the campaign.

Last year, govt spent Rs 40-cr in giving sanitary napkins in 18 states

July 16, 2017 2:39 am

States told the Centre that a menstrual hygiene scheme where the supply of sanitary napkins sometimes comes after a gap of three months is “self-defeating”, the official said.