Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the Central government is planning to convert all toilets at railway stations into bio-toilets, and 100 per cent mechanised cleaning is going to be a reality in the Railways.
“Apart from the cleanliness of all stations, we are converting all toilets into bio-toilets so that tracks are not soiled and we can keep the entire rail network clean. Mechanised cleaning is going to be 100 per cent in the Railways. All the linen that we use will be cleaned in mechanised laundries. We’re setting up CCTVs also to monitor cleanliness while providing safety and security,” Goyal said here.
Goyal was addressing a gathering after the inauguration and foundation stones laying ceremony of a string of developmental projects here under the umbrella of Nellore Next. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was also present on the occasion.
“The South Central Railway was formed on October 2, 1966. It is one of the best performing zones in Indian Railways and has the second rank in station cleanliness in the last survey we did in 2018 Read More
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