22,000 community toilets constructed in Delhi in 3.5 years: AAPLast updated on Aug 24, 2018, 08:14 pm
About 22,000 community toilets have been constructed in Delhi since the Aam Aadmi Party came to power in Delhi in 2015, the Delhi government said, as Urban Development Minister Satyendra Jain inaugurated three "Jan Suvidha Complexes" today.
According to the government, the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board, chaired by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, has constructed 22,000 community toilets since February 2015.
Complexes to remain open 24x7 and are free of charge
The inauguration of three complexes of 30 seats each was done at the JJ (Jhuggi Jhopri) Basti cement siding, Railway Colony, which is home to about 1,500 jhuggies in Shakur Basti.
The government said that the cost of each complex is about Rs. 32L and there are separate toilets for differently-abled, men, and women.
They will remain open 24x7 and are free of charge.