While facing the Clean Survey 2021, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is determined to be ‘Number One’. Under the guidance of Navi Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Abhijeet Bangar, various innovative activities related to sanitation are being implemented. Navi Mumbai is the only city in Maharashtra to get the five star rating of garbage free cities and has also received double plus rating of Open Defecation Free (ODF).
With respect to above, special attention is being paid to the toilets which are an important part of cleanliness. NMMC has been pushing the three ‘R’s’ concept the ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle ‘ in an innovative manner. Using the same concept of ‘sustainability from waste’. Two old Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) buses that are not fit to carry passengers have been transformed into Artistic Toilet Bus. These Two ‘Upcycle Art Toilet Buses’ are now available for the service of Navi Mumbaikars.
These two N.M.M.T. Mobile Toilets constructed by converting the buses were inaugurated by Additional Commissioner Shri Sanjay Kakade in the premises of NMMC headquarters. On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner of Administration Shri. Dadasaheb Chabukswar, Deputy Commissioner of Solid Waste Management Dr. Babasaheb Rajale, Deputy Commissioner of Social Development Shrimati. Kranti Patil, Deputy Chief Sanitation Officer Shri. Pralhad Khose, Deputy Engineer Shri. Vasant Padghan, Kalyani Cleantech Pvt Ltd General Manager Saurabh Kanade, Accountant Meenal Dongre, Globalgreen Innovators Pvt Ltd Directors Jaspal Singh Naol, Binoy K, Nikhil M, and other dignitaries were present.
M / s. Kalyani Cleantech Pvt. Ltd. an associate company of M / s. Sara Plast Pvt. Ltd has transformed these two NMMT buses into mobile toilets. While Globalgreen Innovators Pvt. Ltd. has artistically converted into ‘Upcycle Art Toilet Bus’ in a very attractive way. To transform the NMMT Bus into artistic form Jaspal Singh Naol, Binoy K, Nikhil M. and Skulp group artists Sankalp Patil, Sudhir Shedge and Vaibhav Ghag have played an important role.
Both the unused buses have been converted into artistic mobile toilets with toilet facilities for women at the front and men at the rear. There are separate entrances for men and women on both sides. Inside there are three latrines for women and two latrines for men and two urinals for men. In addition there are 2 wash basins with separate store rooms. A water tank has been installed on the top of these buses and all things considered. These Upcycled Art Toilet Buses are ready to serve the people of Navi Mumbai.