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Improve condition of community toilets: Kejriwal to DUSIB CEO

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today directed the of Delhi's urban shelter improvement board to better the condition of community toilets and sought a status report on all such toilets in the national capital.

The also directed Shurbir Singh, the of Urban Shelter (DUSIB), to visit community toilets himself at peak usage time everyday up to February 17 and share video reports during his visit with board members.

A of the Commission for Women will accompany the along with a local MLA and board members who wish to go on surprise checks, an official statement said.

An emergency Board meeting of was held today following complaints from MLAs and others over shortage of water and power at community toilets in the city.

members said that the problem has started after the government decided to make these toilets free and open for 24-hours.

"The expressed his displeasure to the of and asked him to submit a report on the status of each and every community toilet of

"He directed the to take immediate steps to improve the situation of the community toilets," an official statement said.

The has been asked to submit the report in seven days, a copy of which should reach each by February 20 noon. This report also must have videos of all the toilets over cleanliness, availability of water, etc, the statement said.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 18:30 IST