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Under Swachh Mission, Japanese firm seeks to expand toilet product to more states

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Japanese and product maker, group, which works with at district level is seeking to expand its Sato to nine more states by next year, after launching last year.

"Since last year, we have already covered states like Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, and few parts of These states, being densely populated will remain in our focus while we have plans to expand to nine more states in next one year," Jin Song Montesano, Chief Public Affairs Officer, Group told IANS on Thursday.

Primarily focusing on the rural and semi-urban population, the company for its expansion plans has joined hands with Unicef, and is working in collaboration with the at the district level.

"Eighty per cent of the challenge is in the rural part. There, it is still more community based promotion of a product," Priyanka Tanwar, Head, Public Affairs Asia Pacific, added.

Talking about expansion plans in India, Montesano said they are looking for more partners especially those who can collaborate with Lixil for work in rural areas.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 19:14 IST
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