KOCHI – Kerala’s own electronic toilets (e-toilets), one of the prominent innovations of the state in public health, hygiene and sanitation sector, would now be seen featured at the scenic valleys of Jammu and Kashmir also.
Pioneered by Eram Scientific Solutions, the Thiruvananthapuram based scientific R&D firm, the e-toilets for Jammu & Kashmir region has been customized as per the region’s own geographical and sub-zero climatic conditions in response to J&Ks tourism dept’s request for setting up e-toilets in the State. The e-toilets would be set up at Affarwat and Gulmarg.
Affarwat is one of the world’s highest locations which uses cable car using gondolas at a height of over 4000 ft above sea level and the only one location in the world that takes skiers to a height of 4,390 metres.
In addition to the e-toilets, specifically designed STPs (sewage treatment plants) would also be set up at Dal Lake to address its waste treatment woes. A 2.5 Ton container loaded with the e-toilet and STP components would be leaving from Thiruvananthapuram to Jammu and Kashmir on December 10
Eram Scientific has designed customized e-toilets which can function in sub-zero temperatures, even at -55 o. In order to function at this sort of extreme cold temperatures, military grade equipments have been used in the customized e-toilet model. Eram Scientific has successfully implemented over 400 e-toilets in various parts of the country.: Kerala’s own electronic toilets (e-toilets), one of the prominent innovations of the state in public health, hygiene and sanitation sector, would now be seen featured at the scenic valleys of Jammu and Kashmir also.
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