Sanitary Napkin Manufacturing
Sanitary napkin or sanitary pad is an absorbent personal care product worn by woman while she is menstruating . There is a rising demand for cheap sanitary napkins among rural women due to lower cost of sanitary napkins and rising hygiene awareness. Most indian women fashion up pads out of cotton cloth as a home made and inexpensive solution to the hygiene and comfort needs during periods. These home made cloth pads are washed and reused. They lack the absorbing and liquid retention capacity of sanitary napkin and hence may lack in hygiene and comfort. Studies show that the practice of using cloth during periods associated with very high risk of cervical cancer. Hence, there has a strong demand for sanitary napkins that are cost-effective and locally made. In this article, we look at a business plan of a small sanitary manufacturing unit, setup with an investment from 10 lakh to 1 crore.