The decision was taken in the Assam cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, to promote hygiene among women.
20 Nov 2019 10:30 AM
The shame that Indian women are put through for having a uterus, is being combatted in many unique ways.
20 Sep 2019 1:35 AM
The biodegradable sanitary napkins 'Suvidha' will be available at the subsidised price at designated centres from August 27.
26 Aug 2019 6:35 PM
Sanitary napkins can be dispensed from the vending machine by paying a nominal amount of Re 1 per pad.
25 Jul 2019 1:48 PM
The unit currently manufactures around 80 packets a day and aims to gradually double the numbers.
24 Jul 2018 5:38 AM
Over 900 women inmates will benefit from this drive initiated by the state women’s commission.
03 Jul 2018 2:06 AM
About 78 per cent women in urban areas use hygienic methods of protection during menstrual period.
04 Jun 2018 9:05 PM
The policy said each facility was to have separate toilets for men, women and Divyangjans with provision of both style commodes in them.
26 May 2018 1:35 PM
According to MPCB the onus was on manufacturers to arrange for disposal of sanitary napkins.
12 May 2018 1:12 AM
The napkin pads, kept in an envelope stamped with the party’s symbol, are delivered to them free of cost by women Congress workers.
17 Mar 2018 2:02 AM
‘Dastak’ is an initiative started by RWWCO from Jan 1, 2018, which is dedicated to production of low-cost, eco-friendly sanitary pads.
27 Feb 2018 9:55 AM
Sushmita Dev claimed the BJP will not win a single seat in Meghalaya, and its similar promise of free sanitary napkins will not happen.
19 Feb 2018 8:29 AM
The campaign was started on January 4. It has been receiving extensive support from people through social media.
10 Jan 2018 11:07 AM
The opposition leader raised questions over the women and child welfare department’s distribution of tenders for sanitary napkins.
22 Dec 2017 6:52 AM
While the country still shies away from talking about menstruation, this 19-year-old has taken upon herself to educate schoolgirls on the same.
18 Dec 2017 1:52 AM
According to the petitioners periods are unimaginable without disposable sanitary napkins for women today.
16 Nov 2017 2:06 AM
Division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Nitin Jamdar was hearing the petition filed by Shetty Woman Welfare Foundation.
21 Jul 2017 3:37 AM
The court also directed to conduct workshops on menstrual hygiene for school girls.
18 Jul 2017 4:10 PM
The bench said that it was the state’s obligatory duty to provide basic facilities to such schools.
15 Jul 2017 1:55 AM
It cited protection of rights of domestic sanitary manufacturers as a reason for not exempting this necessary product from GST.
10 Jul 2017 8:22 PM