Over 2 lakh bio-toilets installed in 60,906 train coaches of Indian Railways

  1. Ministry of Railways has said that over 2 lakh bio-toilets have been installed in train coaches of Indian Railways.
  2. “Bio-Toilet project” of Indian Railways is an innovative & indigenous development of technology.The project is aligned with ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.
  3. The technology for Bio-toilets has been designed and ‘Made in India’.It has been developed jointly by Indian Railways’ Engineers & DRDO’s scientists
  4. Bio-toilet is a decomposition mechanized toilet system which decomposes human excretory waste in the digester tank using specific high graded aerobic bacteria which further converts it into methane gas, Carbon dioxide gas and water.