Public toilets

Hyderabad has only 360 public toilets for one crore population

Bustling city requires over 9,000 loos as per norms of public health body of Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry

published on : 20th November 2022

Easy to find: 67,000 public 'SBM toilets' updated on Google Maps

Efforts to place public toilets on Google Maps were launched as a pilot in New Delhi, Bhopal, and Indore in 2016.

published on : 14th November 2022

Chennai: Free loos worth Rs 430 crore planned in three zones

Corpn sends proposal to TN government, project to be implemented under public-private partnership

published on : 29th October 2022

Loo and behold: Poorly maintained public toilets of Kochi

TNIE highlights the need to set up and properly maintain more public toilets across the city    

published on : 26th August 2022

Karnataka has miles to go for Open Defecation Free status

The challenges include water connections and land availability to construct toilets, besides the mindset of the people, slowing down progress towards the goal.

published on : 4th July 2022

If I were MLA: I promise clean toilets, women’s safety, water supply, says this juice stall owner

Rinu Mohanan, 41, is busy making tea and lime juice for the eagerly waiting customers, mostly regulars, at a stall in Vyttila. 

published on : 28th May 2022

150 more locations in Chennai to get public toilets

According to senior corporation officials, the toilets will have a more spacious design when compared to the existing ones and will also focus on the usability factor to encourage people.

published on : 7th April 2022

16 public toilets across Tiruchy city getting facelift, says civic body

Welcoming the move, residents have suggested that the officials conduct regular inspections to ensure proper maintenance of the facilities.

published on : 2nd April 2022

New councillors plunge into action, Tiruchy locals relieved

Residents of the city have been witnessing the laudable field work of new ward councilors within a week of assuming office.

published on : 8th March 2022