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Chandigarh Mayor inaugurates 5 newly renovated public toilets in city
Chandigarh, October 13, 2021:
Ravi Kant Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh on Wednesday inaugurated five newly renovated Public Toilet Blocks in the city.
Two Public Toilets in Sector 35-C Market, two Public Toilets in Sector 22-C Market and one Public Toilet in Sector 22-D, Chandigarh and the same opened for the public.
He said that a sanitary napkin machine along with an incinerator have been provided in the ladies toilet for their convenience. The urinal for children has also been provided. The sufficient lighting arrangement and Exhaust Fans along with proper ventilation have been made for the convenience of Public.
He further said that QR Code has been displayed in the toilet for public feedback regarding cleanliness of toilet, availability of water and electricity etc. In all toilets a water storage tank has been provided along with a pumping motor to ensure the availability of water in the toilet 24 hours.
The Mayor said a mobile app will also be available for the attendance of the attendant. He will also take feedback from the public after every two hour in a day. The feedback directly goes to the dashboard of MoHUA.
He said that the Chandigarh Smart City Limited has planned to renovate 38 Public Toilet Blocks in Area Based Development Sectors 17, 22, 35 and 43 Chandigarh. The detail of toilets to be renovated sector wise is as under:-
1) Sector 17- 10 Toilets
2) Sector 22- 16 Toilets
3) Sector 35 & 43- 12 Toilets
The total cost involved in renovating above 38 toilets is about 4 Crore.
He said 21 toilet blocks out of 38 toilets has been renovated and opened for the Public. In all the renovated toilets, there is provision of Separate toilet for differently able person and transgender.