In Meghalaya, female factory labourers will get free sanitary napkins. A 40-year-old production line rule was revised and given the approval by the state bureau. With this, industrial facilities need to guarantee that PPEs are given to all the factory labours, as per an administration representative.
The state Cabinet Minister of Home, District Council Affairs, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Law, Power, James PK Sangma told a news organization, "After the conversation, the proposition to revise rules 25 and 78 (C) of the Meghalaya Factories Rules, 1980 was endorsed at the bureau meeting led by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday." The Union Ministry of Labor and Employment had kept in touch with the State government to consolidate the Model Factories Rules with respect to the arrangements of clean napkins for the ladies labourers under the Factories Act, 1948 and furthermore to join rules in regards to the PPEs for all specialists, he uncovered.
The ladies' latrine will be loaded up with sufficient quantities of sanitary napkins that adjust to Indian guidelines. Appropriate waste receptacles to discard the napkins will be given, and proper removal strategies will be followed, an administration representative noted.
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