Municipal Administration, Housing And Urban Development (MAHUD) and Town Planning Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar on Friday introduced mobile bio-toilets in the state.
The bio-toilets were launched in a ceremony held at Kanglapat road, opposite to Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC) office.
Speaking on the occasion, Thounaojam Shyamkumar said that these toilets are a first of its kind and they have been constructed keeping public interest and cleanliness of the Kangla Fort in mind.
A total of 9 mobile bio toilets (3 pair each) costing Rs 79,305.44 each have been installed along the road stretch from Raj Bhavan to Khuyathong.
The Minister gave assurance that more mobile bio toilets will be installed at various strategic locations in the State. He also stressed the mobile bio toilets will not pollute the Kangla moat. One can use the toilet by spending Rs 10 per usage, he added. These bio-toilets are free of foul smell and it will also keep the area clean.
The mobile bio toilets has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).