GHMC initiates “Adopt Public Toilets” plan

The GHMC has initiated a novel method  “ adoption of public toilets” to keep it clean for offering better service to the citizens in usage of Public toilets, said its commissioner B Janardhan Reddy here today.

There are 362 public toilets in the city. Of them 135 BOT, 109 free-fabricated toilets, 46 of Sulabh complex, 15 SHE toilets, and  57 engineering toiltes.

While on inspection the Commissioner observed the citizens are hesitating to use some of public toilets as they are not maintained properly. 

 In order to maintain in a hygienic condition and cleanliness around toilets the Commissioner introduced adoption method so that the official concerned would visit daily and use the toilet personally while ensuring cleanliness.

To this effect the Zonal Commissioners and Dy. Commissioners and Engineers issued necessary orders to their staff and instructed they should visit the adopted public toilet daily and ensure its cleanliness. The Zonal Commissioners and Dy. Commissioners are responsible for cleanliness of toilets in their respective zones.  


The GHMC provided two pairs of white clothes dress and a pair shoes through CSR to the attendants of public toilets.

It is known that GHMC successfully managed to bring the toilets for public usage at the petrol bunks and hotels. As per the advice given by the central government on Swachh Bharath the GHMC making its efforts in display of boards as “Izzath Ghars” a respectable name to the toilets. Further the GHMC is giving Hand wash liquid to the sanitation workers sponsored by the Innova Hospitals. (NSS)