Pune – Pune-based sanitation solutions provider Samagra has launched ‘SmartLOO’ monitoring platform for low-Income schools.
Under the programme, the company will install sensors in every school toilet to collect real-time data regarding smell, water-availability, electricity, luminosity, usage, hand-washing, and student feedback, it said in a media release.
The collected data will be converted into easy to understand dashboards. The smart solution will also introduce toilet ranking methodology and decision making tools to enable better toilet management, resulting in cleaner school toilets, the release said.
The installation will be Rs 500 per student beneficiary with a 5-year maintenance service.
Over 10 lakh school toilets have been built under the ‘Clean India Mission’ making it imperative to monitor these toilets to keep the functional and hygienic, the release said.
“Due to lack of usable toilets students suffer from inconvenience and ill-health resulting in lost school days and dropouts, mostly for the girl child,” the release said quoting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Toilet Cleaner Swapnil Chaturvedi said.
Lauding Samagra’s solution India CSR’s Founder and Managing Editor, Rusen Kumar said that technology should be used to make lives better and Samagra has demonstrated how to use it into one of the most essential part of human existence.
Kumar is a member in company’s board.