Desk: The Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express welcomes a fresh new initiative with sanitary pad dispensers being installed in the train. Piyush Goyal, the Railway minister said that they have “plans to extend this facility to other trains as well”.
Goyal tweeted, “In a first of its kind initiative, Indian Railways installed sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express on International Women’s Day. Railways plans to extend this facility to other trains as well. The move is hailed by female passengers.”
Ravinder Bhakar, the Western Railways Chief Spokesperson said, “This is the first train in India in which a sanitary pad dispensation machine has been installed. It is useful for women passengers in long-distance train journeys. We will extend this plan in other trains as well.”
Meanwhile, the dispenser was installed on the International Women’s Day and will be available at the cost of Rs 5.