PMC clears budget for women’s mobile toilets

ST Correspondent
Thursday, 21 June 2018

Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has sanctioned funds to buy 13 ‘mobile toilets’ for women in the city. The toilets, which have been made out of decommissioned PMPML buses, will soon be made available in specific areas of the city. The PMC cleared the funds for the same on Tuesday.

The civic body had come up with a plan to convert 100 decommissioned or inefficient PMPML buses into well equipped modern toilet facilities. In all, 13 of the 100 such buses are ready to be made available. The PMC has sanctioned Rs 25.33 lakh for the purpose. 

Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has sanctioned funds to buy 13 ‘mobile toilets’ for women in the city. The toilets, which have been made out of decommissioned PMPML buses, will soon be made available in specific areas of the city. The PMC cleared the funds for the same on Tuesday.

The civic body had come up with a plan to convert 100 decommissioned or inefficient PMPML buses into well equipped modern toilet facilities. In all, 13 of the 100 such buses are ready to be made available. The PMC has sanctioned Rs 25.33 lakh for the purpose. 

Twelve of the 13 buses were converted into high-end toilets using CSR funds. Ten buses of the 13 will be functional in the PMC area and three outside it. The PMC claims that this will help solve the women’s toilet issue. The General Body had passed a resolution to provide such high-end toilets to solve this problem.

Halting points

The said buses will be seen at following points in the city: Sindh Society, ITI Road, Sambhaji Park, Simla Office, Shaniwarwada, Rajaram Bridge, Sun City, Baner, Uglenagar, Chavan School, Bibwewadi and Vishrantwadi.

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