Bhubaneswar:31/12:(odiannews): Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday launched the Ujjwala Sanitary Napkins Initiative here to provide hygienic and biodegradable sanitary napkins at a low cost to women.Hundred Ujjwala napkin-manufacturing units, setup at common service centres(CSC) across the state, were launched on the day. "Oil marketing companies(OMC) have taken this initiative under their corporate social responsibility activity. Besides we will set of 500 more sanitary napkin manufacturing units at CSCs for the production and sale of pads in rural areas. I hope the units will be ready by March" said the Union Minister. He said eA manufacturing unit would provide employment to ten Ujjwala beneficiaries, including five in the sales section.