Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu lauds Miss World’s campaign for women’s sanitation

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The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the members of ‘Epic Humanitarian World Tour’, organised by the Miss World Organization, in New Delhi on February 05, 2018. Smt. Usha Naidu, the Miss World 2017, Ms. Manushi Chillar and other dignitaries are also seen.

 

New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today lauded the campaign of Miss World Organisation for promoting women’s hygiene through use of biodegradable sanitary napkins, saying “It answers a big felt need of girls and women in India and elsewhere in the world”.

Miss World 2017, Ms. Manushi Chillar, Chairperson of Miss World Organisation, Ms. Julia Morley and a delegation of makers of sanitary napkins in India today met Shri Venkaiah Naidu and briefed him about their ”Epic Humanitarian World Tour” aimed at promoting hygiene among women.

Shri Naidu said ”The eco-friendly and affordable high quality sanitary pads highlights frugal innovation and the much desired holistic approach to development. i am glad to note that employment creation and restoring the dignity of women are commendable spinoffs of this enterprise. This initiative and the campaign is a combination of strengths of Beauty with Purpose and Freedom from Shame”.

Shri Naidu further said that there are beautiful individuals and dutiful persons but a blend of ”beauty and duty makes one mighty” and this is what Manushi Chillar exemplifies in lending her support to the cause of women.