Mission Sanitation: Now, Google will help you find public toilet in Delhi-NCR and Madhya Pradesh
Inadequate sanitation is a major cause of disease world-wide and improving sanitation is known to have a significant beneficial impact on health both in households and across communities.
With construction of individual and public and community toilets in urban areas getting on to fast track,
Known as ‘Google Maps Toilet Locator App,’ this facility will help people in Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Noida and the two cities of Madhya Pradesh in addressing the menace of open urination and open defecation. Interestingly, this service will be accessible to users both in English and Hindi language.
Sanket Gupta, Product Manager, Google Maps, said, “When you search for “public toilet” on
Using the key word ‘Swachh Public Toilet’, users can access 5,162 public toilets located near malls, hospitals, bus and railway stations, fuel stations, metro stations and public and community toilet complexes in Delhi-NCR region, 703 public toilets in Bhopal and 411 public toilets in Indore.
What is more interesting is that ‘Google Maps Toilet Locator App’ also provides information about the nature of the toilet seat available, whether it is free or pay and also informs you about the operational hours of the public restrooms, etc. It is expected that this facility will soon be extended to other cities in due course.