sanitation workers

Thanjavur clears 300 tonnes of Deepavali waste

As many as 550 workers were deployed for mass cleaning initially in the main thoroughfares in the city.

published on : 6th November 2021

Indifference to sanitation workers continues as another Deepavali passes in Tiruchy city

While the city usually generates about 460 tonnes of waste per day, sources said that during festivals like Deepavali, it would generate an additional 200 tonnes.

published on : 6th November 2021

Orissa HC orders probe into sanitation workers’ death

The workers had died while cleaning a toilet tank in Rayagada on May 31 

published on : 1st November 2021

'Sanitation staff of Delhi civic bodies being used as BJP's personal workers', alleges AAP

The party led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is hoping to overthrow the BJP from the civic bodies, the position it has captured for the past 15 years.

published on : 8th October 2021

Sanitation workers of Hyderabad to suit up before getting down to business

Keeping a city clean is not a menial job. Hence, when it comes to a metropolitan city such as Greater Hyderabad, it is without doubt a herculean task.

published on : 3rd October 2021

NHRC calls for fixing responsibility in cases of death of workers during hazardous cleaning

The commission has asked for the implementation of its recommendations in the advisory and sought a action-taken report within three months.

published on : 29th September 2021

Gujarat: Two sanitation workers suffocate to death; one missing in sewage pipeline in Ahmedabad

Although efforts are on to rescue the missing sanitation worker, chances of his survival are slim, said fire officer Mithun Mistry, who is supervising the rescue operation.

published on : 26th August 2021

Incentive aid: Odisha government notifies risk, hardship allowance for core sanitation works

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the allowance for the welfare of these workers, said Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena.  

published on : 21st August 2021

25 sanitation workers died during lockdown in Delhi

The commission said it has recommended compensation and compassionate appointment in the case of death of these persons and in some cases compensation of Rs 1 crore to Rs 10 lakh has been paid.

published on : 29th July 2021

Civic workers launch 2-day agitation 

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Workers’ and Employees’ Union affiliated to Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) launched a two-day strike at Dharna Chowk here on Monday.

published on : 15th June 2021

Sanitation workers face neglect

Sanitation  workers, who have been at the forefront of the Covid battle, are complaining of neglect from authorities.

published on : 19th May 2021

Sanitation hit as workers find it tough to commute in Telangana

Duty hours of 5 am-12 noon mean workers can’t avail public transport

published on : 15th May 2021

Sanitation staff forced to work sans safety gear in Hyderabad

Despite second wave of the pandemic, GHMC workers pick up garbage, laden with medical waste, without gloves, masks 

published on : 8th April 2021

Official apathy forces citizens to turn sanitation workers in Telangana's Jagtial town

According to denizens, though the situation has been the same for quite some time now, the authorities have not taken any steps to find a permanent solution for the menace.

published on : 22nd March 2021

New company harassing school sanitation workers: Delhi Commission for Safai Karamcharis

The Commission chief Snjay Gehlot said that the Directorate of Education has hired a blacklisted company for managing cleaning and sanitation at schools, mostly in South Delhi. 

published on : 21st March 2021
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