There are reports of a user charge being levied by the support staff of public toilets in Vasundhara Zone area that are supposed to be free for use. These public/ community toilets built under the ODF scheme of the Central Govt. are a great convenience for the not-so privileged people as well as floating population that passes through Vaishali and Vasundhara areas daily.
These public toilets earlier also faced problems of scarcity of water; however, there is no user charge imposed on the public. But some users had complained that persons manning these toilets are asking for a fee and are also misbehaving in some cases. Several such people said that the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to monitor the staff deployed at these public toilets so that they do not charge.
Officials of Vasundhara Zone have feigned ignorance about the user charge.