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Gehlot seeks expedition in implementation of scavenging Act

nt as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. The Minister said this while chairing the third meeting of the Central Monitoring Committee to review the implementation of the Act yesterday, a statement here said today. The central Act was enacted ... Business Standard, 28 minutes ago

Law prohibits employment of manual scavengers

Employment of any person for hazardous cleaning of a sewer or a septic tank is prohibited under the law. Also, the Supreme Court had in March last year directed all the states and union territories to completely ban manual scavenging. The ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Scavenging Free India by 2019  PIB2 months ago Manual Scavenging  PIB2 months ago Manual scavenging on BJP's agenda  Deccan Herald2 months ago
New Indian Express

Corporation told to Count Manual Scavengers in City

CHENNAI: In a bid to rehabilitate manual scavengers and ensure none is left out, the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) on Tuesday asked the Corporation of Chennai to re-enumerate manual scavengers in the city. The civic body, which ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago Chennai Corporation asked to conduct fresh survey of manual scavengers  Times of India2 months ago

Manual Scavenging: Man Inhales fumes in Septic Tank, Chokes to Death

CHENNAI: A man choked to death after inhaling poisonous gases inside a septic tank, which he along with his friend cleaned on Monday. Police said Rajendran (30) and Muthu (44), both of Mettukuppam, Thuraipakkam, were asked to clean a septic tank ...
 New Indian Express17 hours ago
DNA

Centre 'Trying' to Get Count of Manual Scavenges From States

NEW DELHI: The Centre today said it was "trying" to get the number of manual scavengers from states, which have already been told to submit their details, as it put their count close to three lakh in the country. The hazardous practice of manual ...
 New Indian Express6 days ago Indignity in Swachh Bharat  The Statesman3 weeks ago

Case against leather factory for manual scavenging

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The police have registered a case against a leather factory in Bommanahalli for forcing labourers to manually clean an underground drainage line and a manhole. Two labourers had got into a manhole and were ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

150 dead, now Madras HC to monitor ban on manual scavenging

CHENNAI: Pointing out that more than 150 people had died since 1993 while manually clearing sewerage blocks in Tamil Nadu, the Madras high court said it would henceforth monitor implementation of manual scavenging laws in the state. The first ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Manual scavenging abolition: HC seeks report  The Hindu3 weeks ago

Stories of triumph, in pictures

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Women who once worked as manual scavengers now engage in tailoring and beauty parlours, photographed by Pascal Mannaerts Pascal at Vrindavan Pascal Mannaerts TOPICS Fate Breakers, a photo project by ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

High Court to monitor progress in abolition of manual scavenging

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Madras High Court would monitor the progress made by officials in implementing all the provisions of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013, even as it directed ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

29 per cent urban Indians have no toilets

Government announces guidelines to curb manual scavenging Admitting that 29 per cent of those living in urban areas do not have access to toilets, Maharashtra government has come up with new guidelines for cleanliness under Swachha Maharashtra Abhiyan. For ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
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