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In Modi's Swachh Bharat, manual scavenging is now a career option

Aug 04, 2015

In Modi's Swachh Bharat, manual scavenging is now a career option

Despite Supreme Court directions to end the practice of manual scavenging, the dangerous occupation is a career option in Modi's India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Manual scavenging #Devendra Fadnavis #Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
Socio economic survey: Three-fourth of rural India's highest income below Rs 5,000

Jul 04, 2015

Socio economic survey: Three-fourth of rural India's highest income below Rs 5,000

As much as 0.0084 percent of the total population surveyed have identified themselves as transgenders. #NewsTracker #Transgender #Manual scavenging #rural income #socio economic and caste census 2011
Society should co-operate to end the blot of manual scavenging: PM Modi

Apr 27, 2015

Society should co-operate to end the blot of manual scavenging: PM Modi

Regretting the continuance of manual scavenging, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday sought cooperation of the society in the resolve to get rid of this “blot”. #India #TheySaidIt #Babasaheb Ambedkar #Manual scavenging #Ambedkar jayanti #PM Narendra Modi #Mann Ki Baat
After Rahul's speech, govt announces schemes for manual scavengers

Oct 09, 2013

After Rahul's speech, govt announces schemes for manual scavengers

A day after Rahul Gandhi voiced his concern about manual scavengers, government today announced a slew of measures including houses to them under Indira Awas Yojana and loans with lesser interest rate for the self-help groups run by women liberated from the age-old practice. #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Manual scavenging #Indira Awas Yojana #Kumari Selja
How Parliament has helped manual scavengers restore their dignity

Oct 07, 2013

How Parliament has helped manual scavengers restore their dignity

For those who have been socially ostracised for being manual scavengers, Parliament's passage of the anti-manual scavenging has given them a fresh start. #India #NewsTracker #ChangeAgent #Manual scavenging #Sulabh International
SC to examine through manual scavenging legislation

Sep 09, 2013

SC to examine through manual scavenging legislation

Parliament's approval to the Bill banning manual scavenging will come in for scrutiny of the Supreme Court which will examine the bill's contents. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Parliament of India #Manual scavenging
Lok Sabha passes bill to prohibit manual scavenging

Sep 06, 2013

Lok Sabha passes bill to prohibit manual scavenging

Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja moved the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill, 2012 in the Lok Sabha. It was passed after a short discussion. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Manual scavenging
'Those who unfurl flag on I-day don't consider manual scavengers citizens of India'

Aug 15, 2013

'Those who unfurl flag on I-day don't consider manual scavengers citizens of India'

The almost three-decade long Safai Karmachari Andolan stands testament to the indefensible apathy of our political class and governments to the plight of manual scavengers. #India #Prime Minister #Q&A #parliament #Independence Day #Monsoon session #Manual scavenging
Cabinet approves committee on manual scavenging eradication bill

Jul 17, 2013

Cabinet approves committee on manual scavenging eradication bill

The Cabinet approved some amendments in the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill, 2012, which also included making adequate protective arrangements for workers cleaning septic tanks to save them from any bodily harm. #NewsTracker #Cabinet #Manual scavenging #Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill
Centre mulling law to prevent diversion of SC/ST funds: Selja

Jun 27, 2013

Centre mulling law to prevent diversion of SC/ST funds: Selja

Expressing serious concern over diversion of funds meant for welfare of SCs and STs, Union Social Justice and Empower Minister Kumari Selja today said the Centre is considering a law to check it #Manual scavenging #Kumari Selja #Scheduled castes #Scheduled tribes #social discrimination