This innovation is a sanitary napkin-making machine that operates on a small scale. Contrary to a large-scale production model which requires Rs.3.5 Crores as initial investment,Murugananthams sanitary napkin-making machine can be made available to a buyer for approximately Rs.75,000. This allows smaller players to adopt the business model propagated by him, and generate more employment and wealth in the most neglected sections of society. It enables rural women to make world class sanitary napkins at their place. Sanitary napkins produced in a Small is Beautiful model can deliver livelihood, hygiene and dignity to poor women, and help strengthen the society.