Rajkot (Gujarat) [India] Feb 18 (ANI): Playing the role of a ‘Pad-man’ to female students, Rajkot GST and Central Excise office has decided to gift a sanitary vending machine and an incinerator to Sarojini Naidu Girls High School.Also Read - India vs England Highlights T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul Guide India to a 6-Wicket Victory Over England

Around 375 female students of classes 9 to 12 are expected to benefit from this move. Also Read - From October 28 to November 1, Statue of Unity in Gujarat Will Remain Shut For THIS Reason

This recent act is seen as a blessing for the girl students, who would now be not required to go home during their periods, as the school will be offering them free sanitary napkins. Also Read - Viral Video: Girls Perform Garba in PPE Kits During Navratri to Raise COVID Awareness | Watch

Sarojini Naidu Girls High School Principal Dr. Sonal Faldu expressed her happiness over the recent development and said, “We are feeling deeply proud that under Swachtha Mission, this facility has been provided in our school,” adding that this facility will help all the girls in the school immensely.

A student said, “After the release of the movie Padman, awareness about the importance of Sanitary napkins has increased manifold and now people are more vocal on this issue”.

She further told ANI, that she is very much optimistic that in future such machines would be installed in other schools as well.(ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.