#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.
Tag: Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act 2013
There are over 12,700 manual scavengers in 13 states despite manual scavenging been banned four years ago. Manual scavenging was banned in 2013. Out of 12,737 manual scavengers, the maximum of 10,301 are in Uttar Pradesh, followed by 737 in Karnataka, 363 in Tamil Nadu, 322 in Rajasthan and 237 in[Read More…]