Manual Scavenging

Manual Scavenging

“No One Helped Us”: Family Of Labourers Who Died In Delhi Septic Tank

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"When I looked into the septic tank, I saw that all the five persons were lying there. I started shouting, but nobody came to rescue," wife of one of the victims said ...
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In A First, Manual Scavengers Release A Manifesto Ahead Of The Lok Sabha Elections

Mr. Wilson launched the hashtag #StopKillingUs on Twitter and demanded government help workers find jobs that give them dignity
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The Safai Karamchari Andolan has released a manifesto demanding dignity for the manual scavengers as part of Article 21 of Right to Life ...
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

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The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today ...
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200 Manual Scavengers In Delhi Get Sewer Cleaning Vehicles Flagged Off By Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

200 Manual Scavengers In Delhi Get Sewer Cleaning Vehicles Flagged Off By Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
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To put an end to the inhuman practice of manual cleaning of sewers in the city, Delhi government introduced small sewer cleaning machines that can enter narrow lanes and clean 30 feet deep manholes which are likely to benefit 200 manual scavengers ...
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Manual Scavenging: Robots To Clean Sewers, Septic Tanks In Delhi?

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To eradicate the inhuman practice of manual scavenging, Delhi government is considering introducing a fully mechanised system to clean the sewage system and septic tanks ...
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After Skill Training For Better Jobs, Manual Scavengers Return To Cleaning Sewers In Delhi

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Three months after the Delhi government led 3-month skill administration training, most of the manual scavengers selected for the course left their new jobs due to non-payment of salaries and unwillingness to travel among other reasons ...
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India’s First All-In-One Sewer Cleaning ‘Hope’ Machine Unveiled On World Toilet Day

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In a bid to end manual scavenging, ‘Hope’ Machine costing Rs. 43 Lakhs and will provide all the services to clean manholes in the coming days ...
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Delhi Strives To Rehabilitate Manual Scavengers; Officials Say Removing Social Stigma Critical

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