Civic chief promises open defecation and garbage-free Thane

01-Nov-2015 # Clean India Source: DNA India

Thane civic commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal stated that Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) aims to make the city open defecation-free by March 2017 and a solid-waste-free city by October 2018. He announced to set up modular toilets across many areas in Thane and to promote public toilets specifically in slum areas, where people to toilet ratio is dismal. He added that the toilets developed on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model by Habitat for Humanity would consist of urban restrooms with separate facilities for men and women.

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