Indian Railways installs bio-toilets on priority basis! In a bid to contribute to the environment as well as to improve the facilities offered by the national transporter, Piyush Goyal-chaired Railway Ministry is implementing several measures. One of the significant steps taken by Indian Railways is to set up bio-toilets in trains across the network. On Sunday i.e., 18 August, a total of 98 bio-toilets were installed in trains, missing the century mark by just 2! So far, Indian Railways has successfully installed as many as 2,17,790 bio-toilets in 60,657 number of train coaches. With this move, the national transporter has taken a giant leap for cleanliness.
The bio-toilet project of Indian Railways is indigenous development of technology, a first-of-its step that is being used by any railay network in the world for onboard accelerated digestion of human waste. The bio-toilets are placed underneath the lavatories. Read More
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