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Camp for Rehabilitation of Scavengers

CHENNAI: Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Dr Ambedkar inaugurated a training camp for rehabilitation of manual scavengers and sanitary workers on Friday. Speaking to Express, Prakash said, As the Seventh Pay Commission abolishes the fourth class of ... New Indian Express, 1 week ago

Tragic Death Of Teen Due To Manual Scavenging In Tamil Nadu

Tragedy In Tamil Nadu A couple of days back, a 19 year old teen lost his life to manual scavenging while trying to unblock a sewer line in Villupuram in Tamil Nadu. It was the second such incident in the state within a week. Before that, four ...
 The Logical Indian2 weeks ago TN Accounts for 20 Percentage Deaths in Manholes in India  New Indian Express3 weeks ago Tamil Nadu government yet to give compensation to scavengers  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Bihar has over 3620 manual scavangers in 27 districts

The problem of manual scavenging continues in Bihar as the state has more than 3620 manual scavengers in its 27 districts with East Champaran district alone having over 2400 of them. Bihar, despite performing fairly well in its drive to eliminate ...
 NetIndia123.com3 days ago Ukhand has more manual scavengers than MP, WB, Chhattisgarh, Punjab  Hindustan Times6 days ago Manual scavenging will not be allowed  The Hindu2 weeks ago

‘Take steps to abolish manual scavenging’

Rajkumar C. Ghawalia, divisional convener of the Safai Karamchari Andolan, has demanded that the Union government abolish the practice of manual scavenging and extend rehabilitation schemes to them under the National Safai Karamchari Commission. Addressing ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Take steps to abolish manual scavenging  The Hindu1 week ago

Helplines set up to report manual scavenging cases

The Avadi Municipality has introduced three helpline numbers for residents to call the civic authorities and report cases of manual scavenging. The helpline numbers are: 044-26554440, 944457331 and 9176103372. Municipal officials said that the ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

More manual scavenging deaths despite ban

CHENNAI: Four men, including three members of a family, died of asphyxiation while cleaning a septic tank at a restaurant in Thoraipakkam on OMR on Tuesday . Police later arrested three employees of the restaurant in this connection. Police ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Admin turns blind eye towards manual scavenging  Times of India1 month ago Manual scavenging on despite ban  Times of India1 month ago Manual scavenging continues despite law banning it  The Hindu1 month ago

Fresh survey of manual scavengers sought

Persons who died were not on the list generated by the Chennai Corporation Following the death of four manual scavengers in the city on Tuesday, the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis has called for measures to rehabilitate the affected ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago Fresh survey of manual scavengers demanded  The Hindu3 weeks ago Video exposes metro water's failure to end manual scavenging  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Building a life beyond manual scavenging  Kashmir Times1 month ago

Nation-wide rally stresses complete eradication of manual scavenging

A nation-wide rally to eradicate manual scavenging was flagged off in Kanyakumari on Sunday. The 125-day rally was organised by the Safai Karamchari Andolan (SKA) and flagged off by its national convener Bezawada Wilson in front of Gandhi ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Centre asks states to identify manual scavengers

New Delhi, Dec 3 (PTI) Central Government has asked states and Union Territories to verify Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC), 2011 to identify manual scavengers for their rehabilitation, Rajya Sabha was informed today. Union Minister Thaawar ...
 Press Trust of India2 months ago

The unsung struggles

There have, of course, been valiant efforts to change this sordid state of affairs. The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013, prohibits engaging anyone for hazardous cleaning of a sewer or a septic tank.
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
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