In yet another soul stirring manual scavenging reports, a 37-year-old sanitation worker died after he entered a drain to clean it. The incident took place in North Delhi’s Timarpur area on Sunday afternoon. According to the reports, victim identified as Kishan entered the drain along with one other person to[Read More…]
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#StopKillingUs: Germiya Ongolu,a technocrat extends his support to eradicate human’s presence in manual scavenging
#StopKillingUs: Germiya Ongolu is a technocrat working as a chief technical officer with Ajantha Technologies, Bangalore has developed the technologies for stopping the manual scavengers entry in the main hole and sewers. Ongolu explains why and how he joined Safai Karmachari Andolan. Here he explains his innovation and its successful implementation.
#StopKillingUs: Shyamvati a manual scavenger demands new job oppurtunities at ‘Safai Karmachari Andolan’ protest
#StopKillingUs: Shyamvati, a resident of Loni, Ghaziabad is a female sweeper and a manual scavenger. She came to Jantar Mantar for participating in Safai Karmachari Andolan. She said that women manual scavengers need different jobs and their children also need a change of work. No more cleaning shit business. She also[Read More…]
The fatal stories of sewage cleaners in Delhi have become a regular thing now. Anil who was sewage cleaner died five days back in the national capital in a similar incident inside the sewage pipeline of DLF Capital Greens in Moti Nagar. The 28-year-old was cleaning the DJB sewer pit[Read More…]
Every five days one person loses life on an average due to infections and accidents in the process of manual scavenging in India. This is a record by National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), of deaths during cleaning sewers and septic tanks across the country. NCSK is a statutory body[Read More…]