sanitation workers

Lack of safety gear, damaged vehicles irk sanitation workers in Perambalur

Day in, day out, sanitation workers in several villages across Perambalur district run the risk of being dragged down by bouts of ill health as they punch into mountains of trash with bare hands.

published on : 20th March 2023

KCR treating sanitation staff as bonded labourers: Revanth

Slamming the State government for not upholding the rights of sanitation workers, Revanth said that the State has failed in ensuring basic rights.

published on : 14th March 2023

Sanitation staff protest with begging bowls

They said that they have been facing untold miseries as the authorities have not paid them salaries for the last few months. 

published on : 13th March 2023

Sanitation solutions in the pipeline

Delegates from seven African countries offer insights on sanitation and governance

published on : 21st February 2023

Sanitation workers, peons allotted flats in posh Delhi's Jorbagh

Satish Upadhayay, Vice Chairman of NDMC informed the newspaper that the houses will remain allotted to the employees till their service period.

published on : 5th February 2023

Sanitation worker couple killed after govt bus knocks them down in Tamil Nadu

The couple, employed as contract workers, were going to attend duty on their cycle.

published on : 4th January 2023

Sanitation workers of Berhampur railway station stage stir, demand dues

As many as 59 sanitary workers outsourced from a private agency in Bhubaneswar have been employed at the railway station since the last two years.

published on : 27th December 2022

Two sanitation workers killed, three injured in Medak mishap

Medak DSP Saidulu said the accident took place near the Medak Municipal Office at 5:00 am on Saturday.

published on : 25th December 2022

Sanitation workers protest outside APCRDA

The protest was staged under auspices of the Amaravati Capital Area Sanitation Workers Union affiliated with CITU.

published on : 23rd December 2022

BMC sanitation workers protest over unfair labour practices

Sanitation workers in the city staged a protest accusing Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) of adopting ‘unfair labour practices’ and poor wage to them.

published on : 8th November 2022

Good news: Thalaignayiru town panchayat sets up retiring room for sanitation workers

A 50-year-old sanitation worker, R Marimuthu, inaugurated the building in the presence of District Collector A Arun Thamburaj on Saturday.

published on : 31st October 2022

In a first, CMC employs women in cesspool operation in Odisha

During the survey, they were found to have been engaged in cleaning of public toilets at nursing homes and private hospitals and were earning about Rs 7,000-Rs 8,000.

published on : 17th October 2022

Sanitation workers call off strike, Delhi Corporation agrees to meet their demands

Prakash, when asked how many sanitation workers are set to benefit out of these steps, claimed that “about 10,000 such workers will be benefited in the next few months”.

published on : 17th October 2022

Sanitation goes for toss near Bhubaneswar pandals

AMID Durga Puja revelry, sanitation has gone for a toss near pandals across the Capital City owing to random dumping of waste and littering. 

published on : 4th October 2022

Delhi High Court laments death of two people in sewer

A sweeper and a security guard died on September 9 in Outer Delhi's Mundka area after they inhaled toxic gases inside a sewer.

published on : 27th September 2022

Regularise all 33k sanitation workers: Pourakarmika Forums

The All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) also hit out at the state government for not regularising the services of all pourakarmikas.

published on : 21st September 2022

Onasadya: Corp workers demand probe into supervisors’ lapses

They are irked by a reference in the order that they were reinstated on basis of their apology

published on : 15th September 2022

Onasadya row: Action against sanitation workers revoked

Mayor says suspension not a punishment but part of investigation, can join duty today

published on : 14th September 2022

10,000 sanitation workers, 280 cranes for immersion of Ganesh idols

There would be 25 sanitation workers for every 3- to 4-km-long stretch; seven to 14 personnel will operate each crane for 24 hours in three shifts.

published on : 4th September 2022

Tiruchy: Special team of sanitation workers planned to carry out emergency work in each ward

The corporation has decided to form an 11-member team of sanitation workers in each zone for handling emergency work.

published on : 27th August 2022
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