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sanitary napkins


'Only Re 1': Customers line up for sanitary pads as price slashed at Jan Aushadhi stores

September 29, 2019 3:17 pm

Customers, including men, are lining up, for family, relatives, delighted at the slashed price of the Suvidha packets. But the owner of the store wishes govt had done more to advertise them

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

August 26, 2019 3:27 pm

The biodegradable sanitary napkins 'Suvidha' will be available at the subsidised price at designated centres from August 27, Mansukh Mandaviya told PTI.

Janaushadhi Suvidha scheme: A look at the challenges it faces a year after its launch

June 12, 2019 4:33 pm

Currently, such kendras are located in areas like Shakarpur, Mayur Vihar, Sangam Vihar, Malviya Nagar, Okhala, Hari Nagar, Subash Nagar in New Delhi; Bhopal, Dewas, Gwalior, Indore in Madhya Pradesh; Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gaya in Bihar; and Ambala, Faridabad, Rohtak in Haryana to name a few.

Georgia joins effort to fund menstrual products in schools

March 27, 2019 9:08 am

In the US, the Federal Bureau of Prisons issued a memo in 2017 mandating that feminine hygiene products be available to all female inmates in federal institutions at no cost.

Ludhiana women manufacture, supply sanitary pads for free

March 26, 2019 8:38 am

With three workers supervised by a group of women who arrange donations, the unit is manufacturing around 20,000 napkins per month which are eco-friendly and biodegradable as being using wood pulp, cotton and organic fibre.

Sanitary napkins for Punjab schoolgirls: Year on, failed tenders delay scheme’s take off

February 18, 2019 5:01 pm

It is not for the first time that sanitary napkins for girls in school were promised in Punjab budget. The first such budgetary allocation was made in 2016-17 when then finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa under SAD-BJP government announced ‘Swastha Kanya Yojna’.

Sanitary napkins exempted from GST: ‘No price cuts due to denial of input tax credit’

July 27, 2018 3:30 am

On Saturday, the GST Council in its 28th meeting cut rates for about 88 items including exemption of the widely demanded sanitary napkins, which were so far taxed at 12 per cent.

From wood splinters to menstruation belt: How sanitary napkins evolved over time

July 23, 2018 10:53 am

Though most men may shirk away when it comes to the 'period talk', sanitary napkins ironically were initially made for them. These disposable pads were developed by nurses in France to control the bleeding of the soldiers injured during battle.

GST rate cuts: Middle class focus, sanitary pads exempted

July 22, 2018 11:05 am

The Council announced quarterly return-filing and monthly tax payments for businesses with annual turnover of up to Rs 5 crore as against the current threshold of Rs 1.5 crore, a move that is expected to benefit 93 per cent of registered GST taxpayers.

Sanitary pads exempt from GST, tax cut on TV, shoes

July 21, 2018 10:27 pm

The Council also announced quarterly return-filing for businesses with an annual turnover threshold of upto Rs 5 crore, a move that will benefit 93 per cent of the registered GST taxpayers.