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Gehlot calls for implementation of Act to end manual scavenging
Millennium Post

Gehlot calls for implementation of Act to end manual scavenging

Chairing the third Central Monitoring Committee, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot stressed on the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. The Act ... Millennium Post, 4 weeks ago
DNA India

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: What about the manual scavengers?

Little appears to have been done for the workers who submerge themselves into a pit of shit and genuinely keep the Bharat Swachh. Panchsheel Nagar resembles a dumping ground with cement strewn all over and leaking pipes spilling out ...
 DNA India6 hours ago Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should aim to stamp out manual scavenging  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Manual Scavengers to be Included Under Odisha Government Plans

BHUBANESWAR: Over 175 manual scavengers have been identified in 107 towns across Odisha, a latest survey by the State Government, which ended recently, has revealed. The identified manual scavengers will be provided skill development training or ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Rajasthan government orders a fresh survey on manual scavenging  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Manual scavengers? Tamil Nadu unsure of numbers

Chennai : Notwithstanding the Centre's tall claims on eradication of manual scavenging in the county, the Tamil Nadu Government seems to have no clarity on the number of those doing the work. At a review meeting held by National Commission for ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago MP home to 2nd highest manual scavengers  Times of India3 weeks ago Centre 'Trying' to Get Count of Manual Scavenges From States  New Indian Express1 month ago 150 dead, now Madras HC to monitor ban on manual scavenging  Times of India1 month ago

Karnataka worst in the south in manual scavenging numbers

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu File photo: M.A. Sriram The figures may be under-reported as the definition of manual scavengers was amended in 2013. With over 15,000 enumerated manual scavengers in rural parts of the State, ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Census yanks lid off India scavenger stink

New Delhi, July 7: The just released socio-economic and caste census data show more than 1.8 lakh manual scavengers in the country at a time virtually every state government has been denying their existence. Hundreds if not thousands in almost ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago Manual scavenging still prevails despite laws  Prokerala3 weeks ago

Punjab among top 5 manual scavenging states in country

CHANDIGARH: The inhuman job of cleaning night soil manually is still practiced in many parts of rural Punjab, according to the latest figures of the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011. In fact, Punjab is the worst among the northern states ...
 Times of India3 weeks 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 Express4 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 month 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 Hindu1 month ago
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