Bio Toilets

Bio Toilets

Stinking Bio-Toilets: Need Fool Proof Method To Improve System, Says Railway Convention Committee

Stinking Bio-Toilets: Need Fool Proof Method To Improve System, Says Railway Convention Committee
News Sanitation
The Railway Convention Committee (RCC), a parliamentary panel, in its latest report sought a mechanism for the effective use and management of the bacteria meant to be used in the bio-toilets that are replacing earlier "hole-in-the-floor" toilets in trains ...
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Goa Government Eyes Open Defecation Free State, To Install 60,000 Bio-Toilets To Achieve The ODF Tag

Will Goa Be An Open Defecation Free State This October?
Goa News
With sanitation coverage of 77.84 in North Goa and 73.81 per cent in South Goa, the state now aims to inch towards 100 per cent toilet coverage by installing bio-toilets in the coming few months ...
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Indian Railways Will Have 100 Percent Bio-Toilets By 2019, Says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

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Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that replacing present toilets with bio-toilets was completed in 60 percent of coaches and 1.25 lakh bio-toilets have been installed so far ...
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As Bio-Toilets Clog, Railways Turns To Vacuum Toilets In 13 Trains

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The problem of clogging in bio-toilets resulted in clogging of the toilets and inability of passengers to use them ...
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Swachh Year-Ender 2017: 5 Highlights How Railways Went Green This Year

Swachh Year-Ender 2017: 5 Highlights How Railways Went Green This Year
Banega Swachh India 2018 Special Features
A lowdown of innovative projects launched by the Railways in the year 2017 in order to improve and meet its Swachh targets ...
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55 Per Cent Of Trains In India Are Equipped With Bio-Toilets, Deadline To Meet The Target Is March 2019: Government

Banega Swachh India-Bio-toilets To Be Installed In Trains Running In Kerala
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To meet the target of 100 % sanitation by 2019, Indian railways set a strict deadline to install bio-toilets in all the trains by March 2019 ...
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Make Way For Aircraft-Type Bio-Vacuum Toilets On Indian Railways From January 2018

Indian Railways Takes Another Step Towards Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharat, Will Provide Disposable Eco-friendly Towels, Pillow-Covers In Rajdhani Express
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The bio-toilets have been deployed in Indian trains over four years till 2017, at a cost of Rs. 1,305 crore, but these are no better than septic tanks, IndiaSpend reported last week quoting a two-year-long study by the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras ...
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Now A Toilet That Can Flush Itself: Rajdhani, Shatabdi To Have High-End Toilets In 29 Trains

Now A Toilet That Can Flush Itself: Rajdhani, Shatabdi To Have High-End Toilets In 29 trains
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These trains come with an 'auto janitor’ system in toilets that automatically cleans and deodorises toilets ...
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Namami Gange Initiative: Bio-Toilets To Be Set Up At Ganga Ghats In Kanpur

Namami Gange Initiative: Bio-Toilets To Be Set Up At Ganga Ghats In Kanpur
News Uttar Pradesh
Under Namami Gange project, an initiative taken to clean the holy river, the central government decided to build bio toilets at the Ganga Ghats in Kanpur and the city Municipal Corporation has already given a green signal to the project at the three Ghats ...
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Raipur Welcomes You With Swachhta: 80 Citizens Dedicate 200 Hours To Cleanup City’s Entrance

Raipur Welcomes You With Swachhta: 80 Citizens Dedicate 200 Hours To Clean Up City’s Entrance
Chhattisgarh Clean-up Drives Swachh Warriors
A group of Raipur residents got together and conducted a 12-day swachhta drive to clean the city’s entrance and constructed toilets to address the problem of open defecation ...
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GST Can Adversely Affect ‘Bio-Toilet’ Industry If Cost Goes Up, Say Industry Players

There has been continuous incentives provided by the government for building toilets
Goods and Services Tax (GST) News
Bio-toilets are one of the key elements of achieving the targets of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, but, with GST being rolled out on June 30 midnight, the industry fears that the growth might be hampered if the cost of bio-toilets go up. ...
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‘Swachh Bharat Mission Taking Rapid Strides,’ Says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

22,000 New Toilets Later, Sircilla Is Telangana’s First Open Defecation Free District
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The Indian Railways have also taken the Swachh route with the introduction of bio-toilets in trains, as well planning a green corridor track free from human waste in many areas ...
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