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Delhi sewer-cleaning machine project reinforces link between Dalits and sanitation work, say critics 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The state government does not own the machines it launched last week. Instead, members of the Dalit community will get loans to buy them.
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City Buzz: Delhi bid to end manual scavenging | Rs 6500 crore for Mumbai Metro | Pune resilience plan..and more! 4.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Will Delhi finally be able to end manual scavenging with technology? What are Mumbai Metro's plans with the historic loan from ADB? And why is Kolkata Metro causing serious concern among commuters? Catch a recap of some of the important headlines from our cities last week.
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Two rallies and a ‘GR wapsi’: Why sanitation workers held protests in Delhi and Mumbai on Monday 26.2.2019 Scroll.in
From minimum wages to less hazardous working conditions, sweepers, sewer cleaners and garbage collectors across India have similar demands from the government.
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An eco-friendly dry toilet can change rural sanitation – but Swachh Bharat Mission is ignoring it 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ecosan toilets are cost effective and don’t need water, but Swachh Bharat is focusing on pit toilets.
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Where does your shit travel and who cleans it? 25.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The story of a man who died cleaning a sewer.
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RPL-PMKVY Certificate Distribution Ceremony in Ziro, ArP 19.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
RPL-PMKVY Certificate Distribution Ceremony in Ziro, ArP
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Cabinet approves Extension of tenure of the National Commission for SafaiKarmacharis beyond 31.3.2019 for three years 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for Extension of tenure of the National Commissionfor SafaiKarmacharis(NCSK) beyond 31.3.2019 for three years. Salient Features:           The NCSK was established in the year 1993 as per the provisions of the NCSK Act 1993 initially for the period upto 31.3.
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The Modi Years: How successful is the Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India campaign? 4.2.2019 Scroll.in
Open defecation levels come down, but not as much as the Narendra Modi government claims.
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Panna produces diamond worth billions but Indore gets diamond park 21.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Production in Panna, auction in Surat and Mumbai Suresh Pandey, Panna, Asia’s only open mechanized mines NMDC has produced diamonds worth lakhs of carats from a single pit at Majhgaon in Panna district. Last month NMDC celebrated the 50th anniversary of its establishment at Majhgaon in Panna and its 60th foundation day. The NMDC target of […]
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Open defecation has fallen sharply after Swachh Bharat campaign, finds new sanitation survey 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A study on open defecation from 2014 to 2018 reveals the good and the bad of Swachh Bharat implementation in north India.
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Why technology alone won’t solve India’s manual scavenging problem 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The reason this is so rarely speaks its name. It is caste.
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Orientation workshop on Swachh Bharat Mission held 24.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Orientation workshop on Swachh Bharat Mission held
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: November 21st 2018 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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Brooms made of plastic bottles boom 20.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Brooms made of plastic bottles boom
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Speed of sanitation coverage is India’s pride: Prime Minister 19.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
With the country's toilet coverage reaching close to completion, people from across the country today celebrated the World Toilet Day with mass awareness and mobilization activities. The focus was on usage of toilets, which is closely linked to the Prime Minister’s call for a Swachh Bharat by October 2019.
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Bezwada Wilson, an Indian hero 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
Between January 1, 2017 and September 18, 2018, one manual scavenger died every five days.
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Maharashtra: Three sanitation workers die while cleaning manhole in Thane 27.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Police said the contractor had not provided safety gear to his workers.
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Government is keen to eradicate Manual Scavenging on a time bound basis - Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot 11.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“6th Meeting of the Central Monitoring Committee to review the implementation of the "Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013" (MS Act, 2013)” held here today under the chairmanship of Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.
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Dissent is welcome, but disintegration is not: Vice President 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has been unequivocal in its commitment to the preservation and protection of human rights globally as well as within the country.
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City Buzz: Manual scavenging deaths | Ganpati Visarjan in Mumbai | Hyderabad Metro honours…and more 27.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and more ... catch a quick recap of some of the important happenings in these cities over the last week.
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