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Bhopal Railway Station First to Install Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines

Bhopal becomes the first state to have a ‘Happy Nari’ sanitary napkin vending machine in the railway station

Bhopal Railway Station First to Install Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines

  • Bhopal Junction Railway station became the first and the only railway station in India to have sanitary napkin vending machine installed in the station.
  • Railway Women Welfare Association of Bhopal installed a sanitary napkin vending machine. 'Happy Nari', it is an attempt at providing sanitary pads to women at an affordable price.
  • One can simply put a coin of Rs. 5 in the sanitary napkin vending machine at Bhopal Junction railway station and get two sanitary pads in return. 
  • The machine named ‘Happy Nari’ was set up on 1st January 2018 and inaugurated by the senior-most Class Four worker, Anjali Thakur, in the presence of other railway officials.
  • The machine has the capacity to store 75 napkins at a time which would be refilled by a female staff attendant at the waiting room who has received specific training for it.
  • The machine makes sanitary napkins easily available and accessible for the female passengers.
  • These ‘Happy Nari’ machines will be advertised by the railways so that the female passengers are aware of the facility and can make optimum use of it.
  • It is a very noble effort in order to ease the travelling experiences for women passengers
Bhopal Railway Station First to Install Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Bhopal Railway Station First to Install Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Reviewed by insiya yadav on January 13, 2018 Rating: 5

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