In a first, Bengaluru civic body – Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) – as a part of the Swachh Survekshan 2020 campaign, has installed large mirrors with QR codes on public walls that people have been using as ‘common urinal spots’ to avoid from being used for urinating anymore.
These mirrors, which cost a close to rupees two lakh each, have been fixed in such a way that they can be removed or relocated as and when required. The BBMP has also installed CCTV cameras nearby and has informed the police about it too. The civic body has installed the mirrors that are around 8ft. x 4ft. in five different locations in the city. With the QR code, one can scan it to find the location of the nearest public toilet.