India to check on toilet use in 'real time'

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  1. MutteringJohn

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    New Delhi (AFP) - India's government Wednesday announced a nationwide scheme to check whether people are using toilets as part of a cleanliness drive championed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    Since October the government has provided 503,142 new household latrines. But experts say most of these end up being used as storerooms since many people consider toilets unhygienic and prefer to squat in the open, believing it more sanitary to defecate far from home.

    Sanitary inspectors will go door-to-door to "check and verify the use of toilets" with mobile phones, tablets or iPads and upload the results onto a website in "real time", a government press release said.

    "Earlier, the monitoring was done only about the construction of toilets, but now the actual use of toilets will be ascertained," it said.

    Modi announced the cleanliness drive in his Independence Day speech in August, pledging a toilet in every household by 2019.

    UNICEF estimates that almost 594 million people -- or nearly 50 percent of India's population -- defecate in the open, with the situation worst in dirt-poor rural areas.

    Lack of toilets and other sanitation problems costs India nearly $54 billion annually through illnesses such as diarrhoea and lower productivity, a 2012 World Bank study found.

    The latest government monitoring programme is aimed at motivating people to use the toilet.

    "Sanitation is a mindset issue. (The aim is to) create demand by triggering behaviour change," the government statement said.

    Pic below from three day International Toilet Festival in New Delhi

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    You have to MOTIVATE them to use a toilet??? :facepalm:
     
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    I have never been to India. I envision that the entire country smells like a giant, smelly shit. No thanks.
     
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    Before they rolled out the toilets they should have put in the sewers and toilet paper.
     
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    If I had to go to India, I wouldn't go to the bathroom the entire trip.

    You know, it's the only country that still has the plague.

    I mean, the plague - please.:shocked:
     
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    Maybe they can toilet train them with candy rewards like a kid
     
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    The only sane thing Robin ever did was get right back on a plane after landing in India.


    gah-rossssss :eek:
     
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    ...they need to include a squatty potty or this is going nowhere. :no:
     
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    The International Toilet Festival-You just had to be there. Three days of Peace, Love and Shitting.

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    I would never be caught there . I get a kick out of hippies who think they can learn something magic from a bunch of people who don't know how to use a toilet and take baths in the same river they leave their dead.
     
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    not to mention all the beggars, rape, etc.
    scary
     
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    Every time there's a cyclone, mudslide, flood, or some other natural disaster in that part of the world I can't help but wonder if it's nature's way of trying to reduce the population and clean the place up.
     
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    My dad was stationed in India during WWII. In the early 60s he was offered a job as a factory representative for Beech Aircraft company. It would have been in India. The benefits of the job were a twin airplane to fly to different places on business, a paid trip back to the US every year for vacation and a paid trip there every year for me to see him. He turned the job down for the very reason above.
     
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    600,000,000 a day minimum shit in the street daily in India united nations latest numbers!
     
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    That low?
     
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    I think Wiggy's daughter is in this video . There was a better one of her buying into this malarkey out there too.
     
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    India is a fucking Third World Country and any body who says differently is just fucking lying. Ask any person from India about their country and they will say it is great. But then ask them why they are here in the U.S. instead of being back in that great country. They always say....well....job...family...or some other bullshit answer. The reason is that India sucks...HARD, and is literally the worlds largest toilet.
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    India......a country less desirable than Bangladesh..........
     
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    Well, that's taking it a little far, don't you think? :dontknow: