Sanitary Napkin vending machines @ Bhopal Railway station

The Indian Railways has done a first – setting up sanitary napkins vending machine at the Bhopal railway junction.

With a view to assisting women and teenage girls facing menstrual issues while on the journey the railways are providing the sanitary napkins at a price of Rs.5 only.

The vending machine named as Happy Nari, has about 75 sanitary napkins loaded at any time of the day. The vending outlets costing Rs.20000 only sold out 600 napkins on the first day itself to the passengers is operated by women Self Help groups trained by the Railways.