Railways unveils new AC coach with improved safety features

To provide better amenities to passengers, Railways unveiled a new AC 3-tier coach here with state-of-the-art facilities including CCTV cameras, bio-toilets and improved safety features.

Indian Railways aims to equip coaches with bio-toilets by 2021

Aiming to eliminate direct discharge toilets from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by 2020-21, Railways has drawn up an action plan to replace them with environment-friendly bio-toilets.

DRDO`s bio-toilets can help Swachh Bharat mission: Venkaiah

The bio-toilets developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation would bring about "a revolution" in rural areas, and the government had set its sights on ending open defecation in the country, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said here.

2,096 bio-toilets installed in rail coaches so far

Continuing its efforts to provide a clean and eco-friendly travel to train passengers, Railways has expedited the work of fitting bio-toilets in coaches with over 2,000 of them already installed so far.

Rural Ministry to join hands with defence body for bio-toilets

Rural Development Ministry would join hands with a leading defence research organisation to push eco-friendly bio-toilets in villages in four states where the menace of open defecation remained unaddressed.

South Central Railway plans to buy more bio-toilets

The South Central Railway (SCR) plans to procure 200 more eco-friendly bio-toilets to provide the facility on more trains in the next few months.

Human waste to light up bio-toilets

Methane gas generated from human waste could be used to light up bio-toilets developed by scientists.

PM praises bio-toilets developed by DRDO

Bio-toilets developed by DRDO earned praise from PM who said that these could go a long way in solving the problem of open defecation in rural India.

Ramesh wants all trains to be fitted with bio-toil

The total cost for retrofitting bio-toilets in all coaches would be about Rs 500 crores.

Jairam effect: DRDO offers bio-toilets for village

At least 1000 gram panchayats across the country will soon have odourless bio-toilets-- thanks to defence research agency DRDO which jolted into action after some candid comments by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh.

Stung by Ramesh`s remarks,DRDO offers bio-toilets for villages

At least 1000 gram panchayats across the country will soon have odourless bio-toilets-- thanks to defence research agency DRDO.

Bio-toilets in trains to prevent track corrosion

With the twin objectives of preventing corrosion of tracks and providing odorless toilets to passengers, railways are replacing existing ones with bio-toilets.

Ramesh appreciates `unique` bio-toilets produced by DRDO

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday praised the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for producing bio-toilets for use by civilians, mainly in rural areas, besides developing missiles.

Professor claims of developing better bio-toilets

Toilets currently used in passenger coaches are of flush types.

Bio-toilets to be fitted in Indore-Jammu Tawi Exp

Indore-Jammu Tawi Malwa Express
will soon have the environment-friendly bio-toilets to ensure that the railway tracks do not get littered.

North East Railways introduces green toilets

North East Frontier Railways has
inducted zero discharge bio-toilets or green toilets in 16
coaches of Guwahati-Chennai Express.

Indian defence scientists develop bio-toilets for soldiers

The technology allows human waste to be disposed of in an eco-friendly manner, say DRDE scientists.