April 29, 2021 6:46 am
According to Nirmala M, the President of the BBMP Pourakarmika Sangha, the sanitation workers are being exposed to a more "severe and deadlier" strain of the virus ever since the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit Bengaluru.
April 15, 2021 8:17 am
While workers collecting wet waste will get green colour uniforms, dry waste collectors will be provided blue and sweepers will now wear a rust-brown uniform.
April 04, 2021 10:34 pm
Instead of getting monthly salary of Rs 10.000, the sewerage man will now get Rs 12,000 per month.
December 29, 2020 11:57 pm
The representatives of Ahmedabad Municipal Servants' Association reached AMC headquarters Tuesday afternoon to stage a dharna.
October 24, 2020 10:32 am
The employees in a communication had also stated that “their workers can even die” after wearing these watches and it affects their privacy as there were attempts to make them “bonded labour”.
May 27, 2020 3:38 pm
India's 40 lakh waste pickers in the informal sector and garbage collectors employed by states are at a direct risk of getting infected with coronavirus from handling unmarked medical and contaminated waste.
June 28, 2019 1:15 am
The incident occurred just days after seven people were killed while cleaning a septic tank at a hotel in Dabhoi earlier this month.
December 03, 2018 1:51 am
The incident took place in the intermediary water treatment tank, which is around 10 feet high and succeeds the aeration tank of the sewage treatment plant of the factory, owned by Global Gourmet Private Limited, in Padra tehsil.
November 27, 2018 4:31 pm
The levying of 2 per cent cess when the programme was launched created popular notions that tax paying citizens are responsible for cleaning our cities.
October 22, 2018 1:35 am
The Indian Express tracked down five families to report on the challenges they faced in the aftermath — compensations stuck, harassed over debts.