India’s largest conclave on menstrual Hygiene Management happened in Delhi, organised by Gramalaya NGO based at Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, an approved Key Resource Centre for the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, GoI Delhi.
The summit was held at NDMC Convention Centre New Delhi on the 11th & 12th January 2023, attended by delegates and dignitaries from many parts of India.
The summit was organised by Mr.Damodaran CEO & Founder Gramalaya. Padma Shri Awardee 2022. attended as a chief guest by Ms. Nandita Mishra, IES, Senior Economic Adviser, DDWS, Ministry of Jal Shakti, and guest of honor by Mrs. Aman Preet IRS, Joint Director Income Tax Gurugram, Ms. Neha Shalini Dua Founder Neha Foundation, Ms. Nighat Abbass Lawyer and Social Activist, Adv. Shri Nandan Jha, Mrs. Priya Bhardwaj, eminent dignitaries and His Excellency Mr. Freddy Svane, Ambassador of the Royal Danish Embassy, in India and Her Excellency Ms. Olga Gauci, Spouse of the High Commissioner of Malta.
Many Eminent speakers from different part of country were in the panel discussion for two days. Some of the warriors for menstrual hygiene were awarded. Mr. Adesh Gupta was is Invited as the speaker in the Summit. CA Adesh Gupta was awarded by a special jury mention award for his remarkable work in sanitation sector. Movie Vardaniya (Beti Ek Vardaan) produced by Mr. Adesh Gupta was also screened in the summit as Special Screening. And the movie was very appreciated by the panel and the available dignitary.
The main motto of the event is to spread awareness on improving awareness on Menstrual Hygiene and the need for a policy for permitting Safer products for Menstrual health and an easily Bio degradable product to protect the environment.
An exhibition on different MHM products available were exhibited by various manufacturers under Make in India objective, was also arranged for the participants to see and enquire about their worthiness.
Gramalaya in its journey of 35 years is successful in converting many rural villages by making 100% of the menstruating women using Washable and Reusable cotton clothpads and helping the health of women and saving much on the accumulation of hazardous menstrual waste of used sanitary napkins all around.
Gramalaya has resolved to conduct such summits in all major cities of India. This is an effort to advocate for the corporate companies to come forward to spread awareness on Menstrual Health and Hygiene and help promote manufacturing of Safe and eco friendly products in future.To get more updates, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can also join our Telegram Channel