Citizen Auditor: Revolting public toilet at ESI Hospital, Kolkata

Government hospitals in India have a reputation of having stinky and clogged toilets. Two reasons are attributed for this: Lack of maintenance and absence of civic sense on the part of users. Recently, we received a photo of a public toilet at the government-run ESI-Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Manicktala from a citizen of…

005&006: Mission Diagnose Pay & Use toilets of City of Joy

To make up for this long hiatus, today I’m going to take you to two pay& use loos near Gariahat, the most popular shopping destination in South Kolkata. I was accompanied by Shubhalakshmi, a student of St Xaviers with a love for studying diseases. She has also written a fantastic blog for us and has also helped develop a survey questionnaire which we will be unleashing soon…