Sanitary Napkins From Jute

Date: Wednesday . 2017-04-26
Sanitary Napkins From Jute
KOLKATA: The National Jute Board (NJB) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur is developing jute-based sanitary pads which could help prevent cervical cancer.

"We are carrying out trials and now we are trying to scale up production after initial production and encouraging feedback," NJB secretary Arvind Kumar M. told IANS on Tuesday.

IIT - Kharagpur scientist B. Adhikary is leading the technological innovation in the project funded by the NJB.