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About 9 results for "rehabilitation of manual scavengers"

Do not engage manual scavengers: HC asks Centre, TN govt

Holding that manual scavenging was prima facie a contravention of human rights and the right to live with dignity as per the Constitution, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that there was no engagement of ... Business Standard, 5 days ago
PDO suspended in manual scavenging case Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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Manual scavenging -- a national shame

While India is going in a great path towards becoming digital India there are some things which are shame to our nation. One of it is the manual scavenging. Manual scavenging is a caste-based occupation involving the removal of untreated human excreta from bucket toilets or pit latrines that has been officially abolished by law as a dehumanizing practice. It involves moving the excreta, using brooms and tin plates, into baskets, which the workers carry to disposal locations sometimes several ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Govt claims it helped 91% of scavengers, after ignoring 93% of them

The central government has claimed that 91% of manual scavengers have been provided a one-time cash payment of Rs 40,000 and 108% of identified scavengers and their dependants have been selected for skill training under the rehabilitation programme for manual ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
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Sanitation workers death: Authority seeks cops' report

Following the death of four workers due to toxic fumes while cleaning a septic tank in south Delhi's Ghitorni area last week, the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) has sought a report from the Delhi Police and the municipal body regarding the ...
 DNA21 hours ago Sanitation workers' death: NCSK seeks report from Delhi Police  Business Standard1 day ago

Safai Karmachari panel for FIR against private firm

Karnataka State Safai Karmachari Commission chairman M R Venkatesh directed the authorities to file FIR against Antony Waste Handling Cell Pvt Ltd under Atrocities Act and Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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