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

NHRC sends for official in death of sewer cleaner

The incident had happened in Vaishali Extension, Dabri in 2018 and the Commission had registered the case on the basis of a complaint by Safai Karamchari Aandolan, an NGO.

published on : 5th March 2021

Sanitation worker dies a day after vaccination in Andhra Pradesh

When he fainted at home later, his family members rushed him to SVR Ruia Government General Hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead.

published on : 11th February 2021

Vaccination drive: Informed consent not obtained from sanitation workers, security guards at Tiruchy hospital?

As Covaxin is still in Phase 3 trials, protocol mandates that recipients of the vaccine are made aware of this and consent forms are signed before administration.

published on : 17th January 2021

Sanitation worker in AIIMS first person in Delhi to get COVID-19 vaccination

As people around applauded, AIIMS director Randeep Guleria also received a shot of the vaccine.

published on : 16th January 2021

Tiruchy's sanitation workers slog while city celebrates

Sanitation workers across Tiruchy have been working hard to clear the waste left behind by Pongal festivities on several streets of the city.

published on : 16th January 2021

Vaccination drive: Group D, sanitation staff will get first shot in Karnataka

The health care workers will include persons above 20 years age, preferably without co-morbidity, on the inaugural day.

published on : 15th January 2021

Tiruchy sanitation workers dread Deepavali crackers

While Tiruchy is in a mood of celebration, Deepavali has brought a host of concerns for sanitation workers.

published on : 13th November 2020

Protest turns violent, nine cops injured  

Nine policemen, including the ACP Kamla Market, were injured, police said, adding that 13 protesters were arrested.

published on : 29th October 2020

Delhi’s salute to waste pickers

It was artist Shilo Shiv Suleman, Founder, The Fearless Collective, who brought the entire project together.

published on : 21st October 2020

Regularise sanitation workers: Telangana High Court to government

The judge directed the GHMC to pay arrears by September 15 this year.

published on : 13th August 2020

Bandicoot 2.0 to the rescue of sanitation workers

Sunil, a contract sanitation worker with Kerala Water Authority (KWA), says his job has become easier and risk-free.

published on : 13th August 2020

Congress, if voted to power at Centre, will learn from Karnataka on rewarding sanitation workers: Rahul Gandhi

CM Siddaramaiah told Gandhi that Karnataka has abolished the sanitation contractors hiring sanitation workers and enhanced their salaries from Rs 7,500 to Rs 18,000.

published on : 8th April 2018
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