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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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Delhi Jal Board Bars Groundwater Usage For Horticulture Needs In Delhi, Suggests Water Usage Via Waste Water Treatment System

A 90% rebate will be given to parks that use their own decentralised sewer treatment plants for water recycling
Delhi News
The Delhi Jal Board said that all major parks and green belts will make arrangements for waste water treatment plants near a feeding point from where they would recycle the waste water ...
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Clean Vasundhara Storm Water Drains Within Four Weeks: National Green Tribunal Orders Ghaziabad Authorities

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As per a please filed by the residents of Vasundhara in Ghaziabad, the drains have been converted into an open sewer and remains choked which leads to hazardous sewer waste overflowing in the streets ...
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Waste Management: Single Agency Should Maintain Stormwater Drains, Suggests IIT-Delhi

Delhi News
The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, in its report, suggested a number of measures like cleaning water bodies, rainwater harvesting system and no encroachments and sewage in stormwater drains ...
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Waste Management: Three Sanitation Workers Die Inside A Sewage Pumping Station In Ghaziabad

Waste Management: Three Sanitation Workers Die Inside A Sewage Pumping Station In Ghaziabad
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Three sanitation workers, all in their thirties, had climbed inside a 40-feet deep main pumping station plant to clean the facility ...
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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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Untreated Sewage Won’t Be Allowed Into Rivers: Punjab Environment Minister

Punjab civic bodies may face strict action if polluted water is released into the rivers
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Punjab Environment Minister O P Soni said water quality of river Sutlej deteriorated due to discharge of untreated/partially treated sewage and industrial effluents of Ludhiana ...
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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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Sewer Work Delayed By 10 Years Due To Lack Of Due Diligence By Delhi Jal Board: CAG Report

Inspect If Waste, Sewage Is Blocking Vasundhara’s Drain In Ghaziabad: National Green Tribunal Tells Court Commissioner
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A report by CAG pointed out that due to lack management oversight has delayed the sewer laying work in the capital city of Delhi ...
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Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant In Devanahalli Near Bengaluru Earns Praise From Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

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The Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant alleviates the problem of waste management in Devanahalli that don’t have an underground drainage system ...
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High Court Seeks Delhi Jal Board’s Reply On No Sewage Facility In 45% Of National Capital, Asks For An Action Plan

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Delhi News
The High Court’s decision came in response to the plea filed by advocate S.B. Tripathi, who sought direction for the Delhi Jal Board to provide 100 per cent sewage facility in the entire city ...
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Centre To Bear 70% Cost For Yamuna Sewage Treatment: NGT

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Yamuna Clean-Up
Currently only active on papers, the "Maily Se Nirmal Yamuna" plan aims at treating the sewage and waste water reaching Yamuna through drains, the National Green Tribunal said ...
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