South Delhi civic body promises street facilities will soon be cleaner than malls

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation in a first has claimed that its street facilities and furniture will be better maintained than that in malls.

Not only the benches and dustbins, but also the toilets here are of good quality and will also be maintained at regular intervals. The street facilities are available in Lady Colony, GK-1, Hans Raj Gupta Marg; with GPS facilities. Under a study, the SDMC found that there is more urination at several places in alike areas. To develop civic senses in locality, not only these toilets are made so chic. Sanitary pads will be available here for only Rs 5. Apart form the the womenfriendly, children-friendly and elderfriendly toilets, there are are facilities for physically disabled, and there is no entry fee.

A user said that she goes abroad many times but the toilets are very dirty, but with the cleanliness and maintenance of these toilets, she gives a bit more money on her own. In the SDMC, RP Cell and Deputy Commissioner of Advertising, Prem Shankar Jha said, “We have been concerned about maintenance. This is the reason why it will be equipped with a GPS in the maintenance van, which will tell you how many places have been garbage, how much cleaning the toilet will be, its monthly report will be submitted. There is also the facility of public feedback.

According to Ritesh, CEO, Hindustan Advertising, a maintenance company of world class toiletries, We have to maintain these toilets for 7 years. Street bench,Dustbins, are made up of steel. We also developed police post with all helpline numbers are written. Vertical gardening has also been done on advertising pole. To develop world class toilets we participated in open bid in year 2017. After Commonwealth Games it was challenge for us to develop such things in country.

Nowadays, the MCD is getting Rs 38 lakh per month as license fee by this company. The SDMC maintains such toilets in region of Nizamuddin Golchakkar from India Habitat Central, At Dayal Singh College, Lodhi Colony, Nehru Stadium, Greater Kailash 1, Hansraj Gupta Marg, Bhishma PItamah Road.

Police are posted on PCR van, college going girls and people coming from outside are main users of it. In 2018, the SDMC got Rs 135 crore for being the No. 1 in generating revenue corporation in India.

[“source-indiatoday”]