26th January 2019
Indera Mulia Stadium, Ipoh, Perak
IPTA and IPTS volunteers
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) under the administration of the Batu Pahat Municipal Council (MPBP) has secured third place in the National Level Public Cleanroom 2019, Public and Private Institution of Higher Learning (IPTA / S) category. The toilets representing UTHM are toilets (M) and (W), level 1, Block of Technology and Business Management (FPTP), master campus. This is the first time UTHM in conjunction with the World Toilet Day held at Indera Mulia Stadium, Ipoh, Perak. The first place for the category was won by Tun Dr. Ismail, UiTM under the administration of the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council (MPPG), Johor while the second place was held by Merlimau Polytechnic toil under the administration of the Jasin Municipal Council, Melaka.
The Clean Public Toilet Recognition Competition (PTAB) 2019 is one of the fillings under the Clean Toilet Campaign conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government through the Local Government Department. For the record, this competition was first implemented in 2010 and continued on every year as the number of participants increased. This is also one of the efforts to improve the quality of hygiene of public toilets in the country. Besides, the competition is aimed at giving recognition to Local Authorities (PBTs) and public toilet owners on their efforts and initiatives in establishing clean and comfortable toilets for public use. For the year this year, 12 categories have been contested. The main criteria assessed by the competition panel are the overall aspects of cleanliness outlined in the Star Rating Cleanliness of Public Utility Toilet in the PBT area. The winners will be examples or models to other local authorities as well as cloud toilet operators throughout Malaysia.