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Google has partnered with the Indian Government to launch a toilet finder built into Maps in India. India has one of the worst toilet problems in the world. With over 70 % households lacking basic toilet facilities, this tool aims to help people with access to smartphones, which surprisingly is more than those with toilets.

Google and the Ministry of Urban Development in India have made this tool simple enough that a user can search in multiple Indian languages for words like “toilet,” “lavatory,” “swachhata” and “shulabh.”

This is also a crowd sourced platform which will populate the condition and availability of toilets as users use it more and more. It is expected to be rolled out in the coming months, however, no proper timeline exists.

Now if only Google could work on a currency filled ATM finder, India would be a better place.

 

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  • Kulpreet Singh

    Saloni Bansal good luck google U0001f602

  • Ashiniram Rajkumar

    Vicky Shamurailatpam thank god for me

  • Mateen Mohammed Abdul

    Our govts note govts not govt didnt suceeded in providing standard sanitation for citizen atleast we demand to provide for girls women that too hygenic conditions.
    Or this has to be taken as PPP and govt should monitor.

  • Raahul Suryawanshi

    Perfectly Trolled U0001f602U0001f602U0001f602

  • M.h. Sumon

    Shame on you. ,. RendiaU0001f602U0001f602U0001f602

  • Nikhil Patil

    Can’t work in India…coz there is no public toilets in IndiaU0001f62c

  • Nachiket Vasudevan

    Abhilash Antony THIS IS FOR YOU XD

  • Vivek Singh

    Must in Bengaluru