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The 23 schools of Prayagraj district selected for the installation of these machines.(HT file)

Sanitary pad vending machines at 1K UP govt girls’ schools soon

By K Sandeep Kumar | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:34 AM IST
Each school would be granted Rs 30,000 to install these machines for which a budget of Rs 3 crore had been sanctioned by the centre, they added.
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Representative. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representative. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Rajasthan: Lockdown hits school girls’ access to sanitary pads, say Officials

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 06:06 PM IST
The Rajasthan State Child Rights Commission has initiated an inquiry into the matter after the issue was raised by various stakeholders that sanitary pads were not available to girls due to closure of government schools and aaganwadi centres amid the lockdown.
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(L-R) Harry Sehrawat, Co-founder, Sanfe and Archit Aggarwal, Founder, Sanfe.(Handout)
(L-R) Harry Sehrawat, Co-founder, Sanfe and Archit Aggarwal, Founder, Sanfe.(Handout)

IIT Delhi incubated startup Sanfe launches reusable sanitary pads

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2019 06:26 PM IST
With the increasing amount of plastic waste in the society created by the Sanitary Pads, Sanfe an IIT Delhi-incubated Startup has developed Reusable Pads.
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Many brands claim to offer natural sanitary pads, but a lot of them do not provide all-natural sanitary pads.(Shutterstock)
Many brands claim to offer natural sanitary pads, but a lot of them do not provide all-natural sanitary pads.(Shutterstock)

4 tips to keep in mind while shopping for organic sanitary pads

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 12:30 PM IST
Experts suggest simple guidelines to follow when buying organic sanitary napkins and tampons.
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Anshu Gupta’s Not Just a Piece of Cloth (NJPC) was among the first to start off with the concept of clean cloth pad.(Shutterstock)
Anshu Gupta’s Not Just a Piece of Cloth (NJPC) was among the first to start off with the concept of clean cloth pad.(Shutterstock)

Plastic based sanitary pads are not only harmful to the environment but also your body

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 03:07 PM IST
And not just on environment, but health experts also raised concern over the problems that can arise with the use of plastic based sanitary napkins. “There are high chances of getting fungal infections due to collection of moisture. Plastic-based sanitary pads might also lead to pelvic infection which can cause allergies and irritation in the vaginal area,” said Anuradha Kapur, Director and Head of Unit - Institute of Obs and Gynae, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket.”
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