Installation of Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines and Electric Incinerators at Various Locations


In order to promote ease access to and use of high quality sanitary napkins to women and adolescent girls and to ensure safe disposal of Sanitary Napkins in an environmentally friendly manner, Jalandhar Smart City Limited has installed 76 set of machines of Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines and Electric Incinerators at various footfall location across the city.

This would not only provide easy access, but also help to empower women and create awareness about women’s health.

With the help of this machine the napkins can be availed just by dropping the coins which makes it very affordable.

To prevent environmental pollution caused by non-biodegradable sanitary napkins thrown openly, incinerators have also been installed.

Number of Machines:


Project Time Period:

4- Months plus 5 year O&M

Mode of Implementation:

Tender Based

Project Cost (Cr.):

.90 Cr.

Implementing Agency:

Colorz Infotech India, Yamuna Nagar Haryana

Present Status:

Work completed

Features and Components

  • The machine is fully automatic electronic and wall mounted.
  • A set of 3 pad at the cost of just Rs 10/-.
  • Vending Machine will have option to dispense one pad @ Rs. 5 or dispense.
  • one set of three (3) sanitary napkin pad at the rate of Rs.10 only.
  • Pad storage capacity is 200 pieces.
  • Used pad incinerator capacity-150-200 pad per day.
  • Incinerator is auto power cut-off.
  • This project has web portal( ) for administration and contractor will  maintain the MIS data of each machine.

Locations of Machines

Jalandhar Smart city has installed sanitary pad vending machines at various locations in Jalandhar namely,  BMC Chowk, Old GT Road, Bus Stand, Mota Singh Market, Garha Road, Near bus stand, Gandhi Vanita Ashram, Civil Hospital ( Child & Mother Block), Civil Hospital (General Block), Beant Singh Park, Transport Nagar, Maqsuda Mandi, Hans Raj Stadium, Basti Add Near Fish Market, United Bank, Railway Road Damuria Pul, PNT Colony, Shastri Market, Urban Estate Ph-I Market, Zone-9, Ward-23 New Court, Near DC Office, New Jawahar Nagar, Bahiya Mandi Chowk, Model House, Dushera Ground, Basti Seikh Road, Nakodar Chowk, R.O.B near DAV College, Milap Chowk, LuvKush Chowk, Opp. Punjab Kesri Office, R.O.B Kazi Mandi, Near Shani Dev Mandir, Near Dhobi Ghat, Mahavir Marg, Alaska Chowk, Ladhowali Road, Laxmi Nagar, Skylark Hotel, P.A.P Chowk, Peer Bodla Bazaar, New General Post Office, Adarsh Nagar Market, Model Town Gurudwara, MCJ, Ladies Block First Floor, MCJ, Ladies Block Second Floor, MCJ, Ladies Block Third Floor MCJ, Ladies Block Fourth Floor, MCJ, Ladies Block Fourth Floor, HMV, KMV, DAV, GSSS, Jandiala, GSSS, Jamsher, Banarsi Das College GSSS, Raipur Govt. Sr. Sec. School Mithapur, GSSS Khambra, GSSS Boota Pind , GSSS Khurla Khingra, GSS Girls School, Basti Sheikh, Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Basti Danishmanda, Govt. Sr. Sec. School Bhargo Camp, State School of Sports, Govt Girls Senior Secondary School, Abadpura, GSSS, Adarsh Nagar, GSS. Girls School Model House, Unique Home, GSS Girls School Basti Mithu

Benefits to the citizens

  • This facility providing hesitation free easy access to Sanitary Napkins.
  • About 30,000 adolescent girls from various govt schools and colleges and are getting benefits.
  • Vending machines not only drive availability and convenience but also helping maintain their overall health and well-being.
  • This facility is being reported affordable for underprivileged sections.