It is a mind blowing attempt to boost the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Their aim is to maintain women health and hygiene. The authorities have planned to install public Pink toilets for women in Lucknow.
These toilets will be installed in markets and areas with higher population density. The Pink public toilets will be jointly installed by District Administration as well as Nagar Nigam.
Additional PK Srivastava (Municipal Commissioner) said that,
“The Pink toilets will be different from usual public toilets and will get built by next financial year”.
The toilets will be air-conditioned and will have full time water supply. It will also have a sanitary napkin supply machine and portable incinerators for disposing napkins and tissues.
The pink toilets for women will also provide a separate area where women can breastfeed their babies. Also, the toilets will be managed by ladies staffers.
In the first stage the authorities have decided to install 40 Pink toilets and the numbers shall increase. Around 40 areas have been selected after a survey done by Nagar Nigam officials.
The shortlisted localities include 1090 crossing, other Old city areas in Lucknow.
This step is an outcome of a recent government order. Municipal as well as district administrations were told to check the installation of pink toilets.
The Pink public toilets will be the most modern public toilets to be put up in the city. The attempt will definitely take Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to new heights. It will definitely be a boon for women who struggle for clean restrooms in public places.