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Menstruation Is A Natural Process And Sanitary Pads Are A Necessity, Not A Luxury: Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar

Menstruation Is A Natural Process And Sanitary Pads Are A Necessity, Not A Luxury: Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar
Menstrual Hygiene News
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar took up Project Shakti for the Beauty with a Purpose competition in order to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene in India’s villages ...
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Bindi, Kajal, Sindoor Exempted From GST; Why Not Sanitary Napkins? Delhi High Court Slams Centre For 12% Tax

Bindi, Kajal, Sindoor Exempted From GST; Why Not Sanitary Napkins? Delhi High Court Slams Centre For 12% Tax
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
Delhi High Court questions the government on 12% GST tax on sanitary napkins and says, ‘Sanitary Napkins are a basic necessity, when you can exempt bindi, kajal and sindoor, then why not sanitary napkins’ ...
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GST Council Meet: Chocolate Becomes Cheaper, No Such Luck For Sanitary Napkins

23rd GST Council Meet: Chocolate Becomes Cheaper, No Such Luck For Sanitary Napkins
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
The latest round of GST changes are being seen as a huge revamp of the tax regime that came into effect from July 1. Despite today's overhaul, the tax rate on sanitary napkins, a basic necessity for a woman, continues to be in the 12 per cent bracket and hence out of reach for many women ...
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Ragpickers Heave A Sigh Of Relief As GST On Recycling Waste Comes Down

Ragpickers Heave A Sigh Of Relief As GST On Recycling Waste Comes Down
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
In July when GST tax was imposed on scrap items like plastic waste, e-waste, discarded cardboard, paper waste, ragpickers were adversely impacted as traders were not willing to buy devalued items ...
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Taxes On Glass Waste And Scrap Materials: The Adverse GST Impact On Waste Collectors

Goods and Services Tax (GST)
A high tax charge of 18% on glass waste and 12% on cardboard and plastic waste is resulting in waste collectors not getting enough for the waste they are selling ...
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Delhi High Court Seeks Reply From Finance Ministry On Imposition Of 12% GST On Sanitary Napkins

On World Menstrual Hygiene Day, experts spoke about menstrual hygiene
Delhi Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
Under the GST – ‘One Nation, One Tax’ reform that came into effect on July 1, sanitary napkins fall under the 12% tax rate, which has now been challenged in Court ...
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GST: ‘Sanitary Napkins A Necessity, Not Luxury,’ Industry Experts Seek Rate Cut

Experts Speak: India Needs A Sanitary Revolution, Still, The Market Is Flooded With Non-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
Come July 1, sanitary napkins the most basic necessity for a woman will become costlier. Thanks to the new set of national rates set by the government under GST ...
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Sindoor Or Sanitary Napkins: What’s More Important For A Woman? Twitter Questions GST Council

23rd GST Council Meet: Chocolate Becomes Cheaper, No Such Luck For Sanitary Napkins
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
Under GST the sanitary pads will be taxed at 12%. Meanwhile, sindoor, bangles, and bindis are tax exempted. Is it a fair deal? ...
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GST Can Adversely Affect ‘Bio-Toilet’ Industry If Cost Goes Up, Say Industry Players

There has been continuous incentives provided by the government for building toilets
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
Bio-toilets are one of the key elements of achieving the targets of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, but, with GST being rolled out on June 30 midnight, the industry fears that the growth might be hampered if the cost of bio-toilets go up. ...
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GST Impact On Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Abolition of Swachh Bharat Cess And High Tax Rates On Sanitation Products

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Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
GST is all set to roll out from July 1 and will abolish all cesses and surcharges, including the Swachh Bharat cess, that are currently levied on products and services ...
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