In a fillip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi”s Swachh bharat Mission, Google Maps currently lists over fifty seven,000 public bogs in over a pair of,300 cities across the country, the company announced on the eve of sage Gandhi”s a hundred and fiftieth birth anniversay, fulfiling a key aspiration of the father of the state.
More than 2.5 lakh users area unit already looking for public toilets every month across Google Search and Google Maps.
Adding public toilets to Google Maps was at first launched as a pilot in New Delhi, Bhopal, and Indore in 2016, together with the Swachh Bharat Mission and Ministry of Housing and urban Affairs.
“We believe that creating data concerning public sanitation facilities simply accessible to individuals could be a key component for social smart — one that also constitutes the cornerstone of the government”s Swachh bharat campaign to market clean habits and hygiene,” same Anal Ghosh, Senior Programme Manager of Google Maps on tuesday as a part of the announcement.
Users will now kind public toilets close to me” on Google Search, Google Assistant or Google Maps and get results at their fingertips.