In a welcome move, the Western Railway (WR) has installed sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators for its women employees in six divisions, including its headquarters at Mumbai’s Churchgate this week.
The facility was inaugurated at Churchgate station yesterday by Archana Gupta, President of Western Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) along with senior women employees.
“The WRWWO donated and commissioned sanitary napkin dispenser and incinerator at Churchgate yesterday for the benefit of the women working at the WR headquarters,” chief public relations officer of WR, Ravinder Bhakar, said.
Besides Churchgate, these coin-operated machines were installed at other five divisions – Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Ratlam, Rajkot and Bhavnagar- and were inaugurated by seniormost or youngest women employee working there, he added.
“The women employees of the Western Railway has hailed this historic step,” Bhakar said.
In view of health, hygiene & convenience of women employees/passengers, #SanitaryNapkinVendingMachines were inaugurated at Mumbai Central Divisional Office & Rajkot Railway station in presence of President, WRWWO/BCT Smt. Renu Jain & President,WRWWO/RJT Smt. Bharti Ninawe pic.twitter.com/TtXqb0qge9
— Western Railway (@WesternRly) January 23, 2018
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