Bhubaneswar: Rotary International District 3262 District Governor Elect Debasish Mishra conducted ‘Bhumi Puja’ for Bio-toilet Global Grant Project at Nila Pani Tanki Basti in Unit-8 here on Thursday.
In the first phase, four toilets will be installed at Nila Pani Tanki Basti as part of a project to construct 40 eco-friendly toilets in 10 slums of Bhubaneswar.
Dr Torulata Dwivedy welcomed all present and spoke about the inception the project.
Incoming District Trainer, Jayashree Mohanty of E Club briefed the gathering about the project and Dr Sudeep Sen spoke about technical features of the bio-toilet.
LWSI Coordinator Manasi Das spoke on the capacity building of Mahila Mandals to manage the product.
Mishra, who was the chief guest, addressed the gathering about the role of Rotary and the Foundation in community service.
The project is being jointly undertaken by Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar, New Horizon, Rotary E Club, Bhubaneswar, RC Hills Kellyville and RC Caloundra of Australia, RID 3262, Rotary Foundation and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.