Shillong, Jan 15: A community toilet complex near Additional Secretariat, Shillong was inaugurated by East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner, Isawanda Laloo today.
The community toilet complex was constructed by M/s Sulabh International Social Service Organization under CSR activity of Antrix Corporation Ltd., Bangalore.
North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) co-ordinated with local authorities for realising the project.
The land was given by the state PWD for this purpose.
The toilet facility is a two storey building with one IWC, one EWC with shower and wash basin for ladies and three urinals for gents in ground floor, two bathrooms with shower, two IWC, two EWC with wash basin for gents in first floor.
This toilet block will be maintained on pay and use basis by Sulabh International for 30 years.
Laloo in her address lauded the efforts taken by Antrix, NESAC and Sulabh International to construct the toilet block in a central location and stressed the need to upkeep the toilet to serve the public in Shillong city.
She expressed the hope that many more initiative of this kind has to be taken in the district in particular and Meghalaya as a whole.