Manual Scavenging

Manual Scavenging

Delhi Strives To Rehabilitate Manual Scavengers; Officials Say Removing Social Stigma Critical

Delhi Strives To Rehabilitate Manual Scavengers; Officials Say Removing Social Stigma Critical
Delhi Manual Scavenging News
Manual scavenging prevails in India despite a 1993 law making it illegal and a subsequent Act tightening the norms of the earlier law in 2013 ...
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Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Ministers Talk About Different Aspects Of The Campaign

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Ministers Talk About Different Aspects Of The Campaign
Campaign Highlights News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas Season 5 Highlights
At the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India 12-hour-cleanathon on October 2, ministers from all walks of life joined the campaign and spoke about different aspects of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ...
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Hundreds Protest In Delhi Against Deaths Of Sewer Cleaners

Hundreds Protest In Delhi Against Deaths Of Sewer Cleaners
Delhi Manual Scavenging News
Relatives of thousands of Indians who died cleaning sewers protested in the capital aiming to stop the practice of manual scavenging and demanded compensation of sewer deaths ...
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634 Deaths Related To Manual Scavenging Recorded In 25 years: National Commission For Safai Karamcharis

The Delhi High Court is hopeful that DJB's efforts will help in eradication of manual scavenging
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The report released by National Commission for Safai Karamcharis comes in the wake of deaths of five men due to asphyxiation after they entered a sewage treatment plant at a housing complex in West Delhi's Moti Nagar on September 9 ...
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Manual Scavenging: Delhi Begins Skill Training Of Manual Scavengers In Process To Rehabilitate Them

The programme will see 28 manual scavengers trained on housekeeping skills
Delhi Manual Scavenging News
A skill development programme held for 28 manual scavengers in Delhi’s Shahdara will see them being trained on housekeeping skills ...
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Bid Adieu To Manual Scavengers And Meet Bandicoot, A Robot That Will Clean Sewers In Tamil Nadu

Bid Adieu To Manual Scavengers And Meet Bandicoot, A Robot That Will Clean Sewers In Tamil Nadu
Manual Scavenging News Tamil Nadu
After Kerala, Bandicoot, a robot made by start-up Genrobotics, makes its debut in the temple town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, to put an end to manual scavenging ...
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India Has More Than 50,000 Registered Manual Scavengers: Survey By Ministry Of Social Justice

Uttar Pradesh has more than half of the country's manual scavengers
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Among states, Uttar Pradesh tops the charts accounting for more than half of the manual scavengers in India ...
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Manual Scavengers To Be Given Loans To Buy Sewer Cleaning Machines, Says Delhi Government

The Delhi government will provide loans to manual scavengers to purchase sewer cleaning machines
Delhi News
The Delhi government will hire 200 sewer cleaning machines, each of which will provide job to four people, creating employment for 800 people in total ...
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Sanitation: Government’s Survey To Identify Manual Scavengers Across States Misses Deadline

The survey conducted by the Ministry of Social Justice missed its deadline of April 30
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The survey on manual scavenging aims to determine an accurate count of the number of people engaged in the profession across the states in India ...
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation To End Manual Scavenging, Boost Storm Drain Cleaning With New Machines

Police Suspect Cleaning Of Septic Tank Could Have Killed Four Sanitation Workers In Madhya Pradesh
Delhi News
The new machines are capable of de-silting and cleaning the storm drains, mixed-water drains and culverts and obstruct in flow of water due to garbage can be prevented ...
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