Law for ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation’ on the anvil
- The Centre is progressing on a new law for ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation’, and revising the current Schemes for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers and Total Sanitation Campaign.
- It is also planning a new scheme for conversion of insanitary latrines in urban areas.
- Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik urged the states to devise a time-bound action plan to ensure abolition of insanitary latrines and rehabilitation of remaining manual scavengers on priority basis
Tags:2012 , June 2012 , Socio-Economic