March 31, 2022 2:37 pm
Priyanka Kashyap, DCP (East) said, “We have registered a case under IPC (Indian Penal Code) section 304 A (causing death by negligence) and section of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers & Their Rehabilitation Act.”
January 19, 2022 2:35 pm
The deceased were identified as Pramod Teji (40) and his brother-in-law vishal Bamdev (38).
December 21, 2021 7:37 pm
According to the complaint, when the employee refused to enter the manhole, the accused threatened to terminate him from his services.
December 04, 2021 1:57 am
🔴 The five students from class XI who worked on the prototype are Palak Yadav, Sarthak Acharya, Ansh Gupta, Anavi Kothari and Bahaar Dhingra.
December 03, 2021 2:45 am
The Ministry also said that 18,199 scavengers have been given skill training and 1,562 beneficiaries have been given capital subsidies.
September 09, 2021 10:31 am
There cannot be any manual scavenging at all and it will continue to be the responsibility of all municipal bodies and Corporations across the State to ensure that there is no manual scavenging activity undertaken, the court said.
July 31, 2021 7:07 am
The central government does not identify deaths due to manual scavenging and instead calls them deaths due to hazardous cleaning of septic tanks and sewers.
June 29, 2021 6:46 pm
State and society need to step in and work together to give these workers and their next generations the life they deserve
November 21, 2020 6:10 am
Government move on mechanisation of sewage cleaning is long overdue. Much more needs to be done.
November 20, 2020 11:43 am
These are some of the key measures that are being implemented by the Government with an aim to eliminate manual scavenging across the country by August 2021, according to senior officials.