Indian Railways set up 13 Additional Mechanised Laundries

Source:  www.business-standard.com

During the year 2013 and 2014 till date, 13 additional mechanized laundries have been set up. Mechanised cleaning, rag picking and disposal contracts are being awarded or ensuring cleaning of stations including platforms.

More and more toilets are being brought under ‘pay & use’ scheme.

To improve upon the effectiveness of housekeeping schemes for trains like, On Board Housing Services (OBHS), Clean Train Stations (CTS) and Mechanised Coach Cleaning in coaching depots, Zonal Railways have been advised for close monitoring of cleaning operations, use of biometric attendance system for OBHS staff and evolve an evaluation system for CTS functioning. More info

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