August 18, 2021 10:40 am
The occasion was an "Anand Sohala" to celebrate the monthly wage increase of Rs.5000 that each worker received from the PCMC following a protracted battle for implementing the 2015 Maharashtra Government order for payment of revised minimum wages as per local body wage rates.
August 03, 2020 11:02 pm
“The waste-pickers have simple demands and they should be met with, considering their service to the city, especially while providing consistent and quality door-step waste collection to citizens during the time of crises and pandemic,” said a statement by the Panchayat.
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.
February 24, 2015 11:12 am
Waste-pickers held an agitation against the Pune Municipal Corporation for “neglecting” their working and living conditions.
June 23, 2013 5:09 am
A Pune waste pickers organisation is helping change lives
May 13, 2012 2:47 am
For Subaida Bibi and many of her neighbours,the day begins at 4 am.
September 30, 2011 2:20 am
Hamal panchayat leader Baba Adhav on Thursday felicitated 33 children of waste pickers who finished driving and beautician training.
August 12, 2011 2:47 am
Ministry of Environment and Forests had also put the responsibility of collecting,segregating,transporting and disposing of plastic on the municipal bodies.