Bengaluru may get pink toilets for women

karnataka | Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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Highlights
  • Mayor R Sampat Raj is keen on introducing Pink Toilets for women in City on the lines Delhi's pink toilets
  • A delegation of South Delhi Corporation arrived in the City on Friday to look into the various development programmes that BBMP has undertaken
  • The delegation from South Delhi Corporation showed interest in the Rangoli at MG Road and expressed interest in replicating it in Delhi

Mayor R Sampat Raj is keen on introducing Pink Toilets for women in City on the lines provided by the South Delhi Corporation at the Capital, reports Kannada Prabha.

A delegation of South Delhi Corporation arrived in the City on Friday to look into the various development programmes that BBMP has undertaken. Mayor took them around the City and showed the various projects implemented by BBMP. During the tour, Mayor mentioned the Pink Toilet for women scheme implemented at Delhi and mentioned that he wants to implement similar project in the City.

The Delhi Corporation’s Appointments and Disciplinary Action Committee showed interest in the Rangoli at MG Road and expressed interest in replicating it in Delhi. The 7- member delegation travelled in Metro to several parts of the City and showed interest in the Tender Sure roads and obtained information about it.

Mayor Sampath Raj said the delegation has invited him to Delhi and he would travel to Delhi and inspect various projects including the Pink Toilets for women and replicate it in the City. South Delhi Corporation delegation president Narendra Chawla said in Delhi to go from one train to another commuters have to walk but in Bengaluru, Kempegowda Metro Station there is a modern inter-junction and it would be adopted in Delhi also. He also appreciated the Rangoli Gallery and called it the best utilisation of space. He also appreciated the parking reserved for women in the City and said it’s a model for the country.

Meanwhile, the Mayor instructed officials to put up boards at the tanks and lakes giving information about the migratory birds that come to the lakes and tanks. He held a meeting with the Bommanahalli range officials and said a lot of migratory birds come from overseas and information must be put up in the boards. He also asked the officials to introduce boating. There are 21 tanks in the zone and all tanks must be developed, he said.

He also instructed officials to take up and complete civil works of areas where rain had created havoc. He instructed to collect tax according to Total Survey Station, which will procure 4 times more tax. If in case less tax is collected officials would be taken to task, he warned.

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