Friday, February 26, 2016

Railways to provide 17000 Bio-Toilets in trains under Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission

                                                                         

             The Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that in pursuance of our mission Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat, that Indian Railways will provide 17,000 bio-toilets in trains and additional toilets at 475 stations before the close of this financial year. 
Presenting the Railway Budget 2016-17 in Parliament today he said, world’s first Bio-Vacuum toilet developed by the Indian Railways is being used in Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express. He said, 74 more trains have been added under On-board Housekeeping Service and another 400 are to be covered soon, leading to a total number of almost 1000 trains under the scheme.
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 Source:- http://www.indiatvnews.com/business/india/17000-bio-toilets-in-trains-under-swachh-rail-swachh-bharat-21326.html (via NMApp).