bio-toilets

Indian Railways need to buy 3,350 truckloads of cow dung for Rs 42 cr in 2018 - Here's why

Indian Railways need to buy 3,350 truckloads of cow dung for Rs 42 cr in 2018 - Here's why

The latest data on bio-toilets released by Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) revealed that nearly 199,689 out 25,000 toilets have defects.

Jan 06, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
All railway coaches to have bio-toilets by 2018

All railway coaches to have bio-toilets by 2018

Railways has advanced the target for 100 percent completion of installing Bio-toilets in coaches.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:50 AM IST

Ganga ghats in Kanpur to have bio-toilets soon

In the first phase, the bio-toilets, to be set up under the Centre's Namami Gange project, would come up at six ghats, said project member Tanveer Ahmad.

Jul 07, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Rail Budget : Bio-Toilet And DustbinsTo Be Introduced In Every Train

Bio Toilets Will be introduced in all the trains with Dustbain in this financial Year.

Feb 25, 2016, 16:39 PM IST
Rail Budget 2016: Prabhu goes hi-tech, green with Wi-Fi facilities and bio-toilets

Rail Budget 2016: Prabhu goes hi-tech, green with Wi-Fi facilities and bio-toilets

Here's a quick glance at all technology and ecology-related announcements made in the budget.

Feb 25, 2016, 16:30 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Railways allows 100% FDI in setting up of bio-toilets, laundry facility

Railways has identified toilets as one of the 17 special areas where 100 percent foreign and private investment can bring about major investments.

Nov 12, 2014, 21:58 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2013, 20:18 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Human waste to light up bio-toilets

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

Aug 04, 2012, 15:38 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2012, 14:27 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2012, 22:24 PM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2012, 09:17 AM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2012, 08:30 AM IST

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.

Jul 19, 2012, 11:06 AM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

Professor claims of developing better bio-toilets

Toilets currently used in passenger coaches are of flush types.

Apr 08, 2012, 14:14 PM IST