Monday, Jan 30, 2023



Scholarships delayed, protest at social welfare department

December 20, 2015 12:16 am

The pre-matric scholarship for children of those engaged in unclean occupation is a scheme that entitles children of sweepers, tanners, flayers and waste pickers to an annual scholarship of Rs 1,850.

KKPKP protest enters Day 2 as delegation meets PCMC officials

March 22, 2013 1:11 am

Another member Anita Dahake said,“The contractors are intimidating the workers and preventing them from joining the dharna.”

city anchor: Waste pickers help their children pick up threads of life

April 30, 2012 2:09 am

Despite having to spend about Rs 15,000 per tablet for her son’s thalassemia treatment,Rukmini Sasane,who has been a waste picker for over a decade now,decided that she has no right to deprive her two daughters of a formal education.

Children eking out a living from waste get help

December 28, 2009 2:56 am

In a move likely to provide opportunities of education to numerous child-labourers,a city-based organisation Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat...

‘Political parties not serious about deteriorating environment’

April 19, 2009 2:29 am

Disgruntled with political parties and their candidates for their lack of seriousness over deteriorating environment...