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383 of 934 public toilets hazardous: BMC audit

The BMC had undertaken a structural audit of all public toilets in January. However, following the deaths of two persons in a public toilet collapse at Bhandup in April, the civic body had undertaken a re-audit of all toilets under it in the 24 wards of Mumbai.

Unique IDs for urban public toilets soon for better maintainance

Information like the name of the local body under whose jurisdiction the toilet falls, details of maintenance authority, name and contact number of supervisor or in-charge and information about the grievance redressal mechanism would be provided.


Chandigarh: Bids open for maintenance of 137 public toilets

Successful candidate will be given around Rs 14,600 per toilet per month.

Pune: A campaign that stresses need of public toilets for women

The survey covering areas from Nal Stop to Natawadi and including places like Patil Estate, Shivajinagar, Ghole Road, Kamla Nehru Park, Khilarewadi, FC Road, JM Road, Deccan and others, revealed some startling facts.

Right to a toilet

For the health, dignity and safety of women in slums, a comprehensive policy for the maintenance and construction of public toilets is needed.

Open defecation a major concern, civic chief urges officials to construct more public toilets

The survey of toilets is a part of the 15-day slum cleanliness drive undertaken by the civic body across Mumbai.


Ahmedabad civic body to pay people for using public toilets

The civic body will identify people who defecate in open and will encourage them to use corporation-run toilets by rewarding them with an incentive of one rupee

Amid swachh bharat hullabaloo, UT’s raises stink with its public toilets

Toilets at the Leisure Valley in Sector 10 and the Bougainvillea Garden in Sector 3 are no better.

Provide toilet facilities for women, Bombay High Court tells municipal corporations

One of the suggestions made by the petitioners included establishing such facilities on main roads.

Hand dryers can spread bacteria in public toilets: Study

Airborne germ counts were 27 times higher around jet air dryers in comparison with the air around paper towel dispensers.