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No scheme for scavengers, HC calls it shocking

New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Wednesday asked AAP government what steps had been taken to rehabilitate manual scavengers engaged by its various departments despite a law prohibiting it. A bench of Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh ... Times of India, 1 month ago
New Indian Express

Government is responsibile for rehabilitating all manual scavengers in the country: Bezwada Wilson

HYDERABAD: Magsaysay award winner and one of the founders and national convener of Safai Karmachari Andolan, Bezwada Wilson speaks to Aishik Chanda How will the award help the Safai Karmachari Andolan? The award is an acknowledgement to the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago We need a Prime Minister who protects our freedom: Bezwada Wilson  Business Standard India1 month ago We want a PM who protects our freedom: Bezwada Wilson  Smart Investor1 month ago Our fight is for the restoration of the Constitutional vision: Bezwada Wilson  Hindu Business Line1 month ago
Gulf News

SwachhBharat@2: Build smart toilets before cities

By Bezwada Wilson Even as the government has launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on such a large scale, manual scavenging remains a big concern. The government has listed eradication of manual scavenging as one of its objectives under the mission ...
 Economic Times22 hours ago Indian activist frees outcasts from scavenging  Philippine Daily Inquirer3 weeks ago We need a Live Indian Mission, not Clean India mission: Magsaysay Award winner Bezwada Wilson  Gulf News3 weeks ago We require livelihood mission: Bezwada Wilson  Gulf News4 weeks ago

Stinking Delhi: Unheard stories of manual scavengers in national capital, many of whom are educated

According to a survey, there are at least 233 manual scavengers in Delhi. About five of them have studied beyond Class 12th, including one who is a postgraduate. Despite spending 12 long years as a manual scavenger, graduate Neeraj Kumar is yet ...
 India Today2 weeks ago 233 manual scavengers working in Delhi: HC told  ProKerala.com1 month ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Petition demands survey on number of manual scavengers

COIMBATORE: Two years after the Supreme Court ordered all states to abolish manual scavenging and cleaning of sewers, the practice still continues. According to social activists, Tamil Nadu has failed not only to stop manual scavenging, but also to ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Panel begins survey of manual scavengers  Times of India1 month ago Centre asks states to conduct re-survey of manual scavengers  Times of India1 month ago
APN News

Interview: Assistance of 44.6 cr has been extended to manual scavengers'

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Aug. 8 -- The National Safai Karamcharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKFDC) was set up in 1997 as an apex corporation under the ministry of ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago Manual scavenger's kin seek Rs 10L relief, stage road blockade  New Indian Express1 month ago Rs 40,000 to those leaving manual scavenging: Centre  APN News2 months ago Rs 40,000 DBT-linked aid to people leaving manual scavenging  Times of India2 months ago
Sunday Guardian Live

Wilson gets first victory as Hyderabad bans manual scavenging

The move came after the death of four persons who fell into a manhole. Three of them were scavengers, while the fourth was a driver who tried to rescue them. This year's prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award winner Bezwada Wilson, who has dedicated ...
 Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago Independence Day reality check: Manual scavenging kills four in Hyderabad  Firstpost.com1 month ago

BWSSB officials in the dock for alleged manual scavenging

An incident of manual scavenging in the city has come to light after a sewerman was allegedly forced to clean a clogged manhole without any safety gear. Senior officials of the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) are now in the dock ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Compensate kin of manual scavengers: Karunanidhi

DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Friday urged the State government to immediately announce compensation to the families of the victims of manual scavenging. Recalling the order of the First Bench of the Madras High Court that had ruled that the issue ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
The Hindu

Manual scavenging: HC terms govt. stand on compensation whimsical

Says it will be forced to intervene if necessary action is not taken Identifying and compensating the victims of manual scavenging is an issue which certainly needs the attention of the State government as otherwise, the court would be required ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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