Siliguri: The Bagdogra airport in Darjeeling district will quickly have sanitary serviette meting out machines at its terminal, a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI) official mentioned at present.
The AAI first installed sanitary napkin vending machines at Indore airport in 2017 and then in various other airports, Sahay said adding that the initiative was widely appreciated by women passengers.
The Bagdogra airport handles approximately 7,000 passengers daily and the footfall is expected to cross 20 lakh during the entire 2017-2018 fiscal, he said.
The facility would be available at ladies toilets in the airport at the end of this month and the cost of each napkin will be Rs 5, Director of Bagdogra Airport Rakish R Sahay said.
Sanitary napkin vending machines was made available to the women passengers at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport recently in Kolkata recently.
Sanitary serviette merchandising machines was made accessible to the ladies passengers at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Worldwide Airport not too long ago in Kolkata not too long ago.