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3s India launches Pre fabricated low cost toilets on World Toilet Day

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Pune (Nov. 18, 2014): 3s India, a Saraplast division launches their first Pre cast low cost toilet for rural and urban India on the occasion of World Toilet Day In lieu of the United Nations-sponsored initiative which aims to replace silence with action. The boi toilets launched by the company are as sturdy as constructed toilets and help address the problem of land crunch in various areas. These toilets comes with attached waste collection tanks which can be converted to a bio digester and require low water usage which will address the sanitation needs of the rural and the urban population in India.

Mr. Rajeev Kher, CEO and Founder 3s India, elaborated on the launch on the occasion of World Toilet Day saying, “3s India expands from its current portable toilet vertical to create another vertical for pre fab low cost toilets and bio digester tanks for urban and rural households. This move will enable 3s India to expand its operations and presence into rural India as well as equip them to provide a sterling solution for congested communities, slums and semi urban households which do not have access to household toilets and waste disposal mechanisms.”

He further added, “The company has also made a foray into providing bio digester and bio toilet waste treatment systems in collaboration with the technology provided by DRDO. This strategic technology acquisition will enable 3s India to provide complete sanitation solutions to urban, rural and transient populations in India, making the organization a total sanitation and waste management solutions provider.”

3s India in association with the Shelter Association, Pune has already installed two bio-toilet units in the Aundh area of Pune. Today, more than half of the country’s population has no access to sanitary installation leading to health issues in women and death of children from water born diseases. 3s India in their support to the Central Government’s ‘Swach Bharat Abhiyan’ initiative, is working towards providing India with hygienic and eco-friendly washrooms.

United Nations (UN) initiative World Toilet day highlights a serious problem of 2.5 billion people in the world, that do not have access to proper sanitation with dramatic consequences on human health, dignity and security, the environment, and social and economic development. The provision of proper toilets can save the lives of more than 200,000 children in the world, according to the UN.