In the year, 2008, we had filed an RTI application with the PMC, asking about the number of urinals in the city. Also we had asked about the ratio of urinals per 1,000 populace. The answer to this application proved that in the city of Pune, there was just a single urinal per 9,100 people. In response to our notices, the PMC made budgetary allocation of Rs 60 lakhs, for construction of urinals for both men and women. The final touches are being added to this proposal at this moment. Also the PMC has decided to build state of the art urinals, in the city under the Build -Own -Transfer (BOT) scheme, in the year 2010-11.
A classic case of relief we should say