Indian Government Launches Biodegradable Sanitary Pads
According to a report in the Times of India, the Indian government has introduced obiodegradable sanitary napkins, priced at Rs 2.50, or about 40 cents, per pad, on the eve of International Women's Day, which will be available at Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendras. They will be sold under the brand name Suvidha.best quality baby diapers
The sanitary napkins will be available in a pack of four pads for Rs 10, of $1.60 at more than 3200 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Kendras by May 28, 2018, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar says.
At a time when average market price of four sanitary napkins is around Rs 32 (50 cents) the government has launched these oxo-biodegradable pads priced more economically for health security of women, specially for those who are under privileged and are in rural areas, Kumar adds.