Apr 15 2016 | India Opportunities

Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates Namma Public Toilet in New Delhi

M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Minister of Urban Development, Government of India has inaugurated on April 6, 2016, a Namma Public Toilet, constructed at Preet Vihar Shopping Centre, New Delhi.NBCC Ltd has executed this project at a cost of Rs 13 lakh. The modular toilet is made up of composite board and is designed to discourage open defecation.The toilet module is prefabricated single mould without joints and its interiors are seamless with no sharp edges and corners to avoid dust accumulation. Made to serve the convenience of physically challenged, women and men, the public toilet has also been provided with excellent interior lighting with natural light in day by a polycarbonate translucent roof sheet with metal protection to meet the requirements of sufficient power supply in the toilet all along. In order to address the issue of waste disposal which is of primary importance, the whole system has been connected with underground sewer lines already existing at the place.

NBCC has been implementing a total of 30 such NAMMA Model Public Toilets in Delhi under its CSR initiative and being implemented by the Company Subsidiary named NBCC Services Ltd. (NSL), which has been mandated to take up such activities all across the country. Out of these 30 Toilets, 21 Toilets have already been implemented with one inaugurated on 2nd October 2015 at Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi. The remaining 19 Toilets at other locations of Delhi, have also been inaugurated on the same day alongwith the one at Preet Vihar, New Delhi on April 6, 2016.