Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:39
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 20:18
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.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 19:26
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 20:33
The newly developed bio-toilets being installed in Railways that treat human waste will not only address sanitation problem but improve Rail safety too.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 14:19
Railways is setting up a bacteria generation plant at the Rail Coach Factory here to meet the requirement of bio toilets in trains.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 15:38
Methane gas generated from human waste could be used to light up bio-toilets developed by scientists.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 14:27
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.
Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:27
Indian Railways is the world’s biggest open toilet! This is how Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has described the lifeline of the nation.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 22:24
The total cost for retrofitting bio-toilets in all coaches would be about Rs 500 crores.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 09:17
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 08:30
At least 1000 gram panchayats across the country will soon have odourless bio-toilets-- thanks to defence research agency DRDO.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 11:06
With the twin objectives of preventing corrosion of tracks and providing odorless toilets to passengers, railways are replacing existing ones with bio-toilets.
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