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Sulabh International introduces India’s first sewer cleaning machine to end unsafe manual scavenging

Sulabh International has introduced India’s first sewer cleaning machine to reduce sewer deaths and put end to unsafe practice of manual scavenging. The machine was unveiled on occasion of World Toilet Day 2018 (observed on 19 November) by mayors of all three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) in the presence founder of Sulabh International Bindeshwar ..

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Current Affairs: November 20, 2018

Main current events of November 20, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Center for Science and Environment (CSE) awarded Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) was awarded with Indira Gandhi Prize for combating environmental deterioration and in influencing public policies and programmes that have benefitted social ..

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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 ..

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Integrated Low Cost Sanitation (ILCS) Scheme

What this Scheme is About? The “Integrated Low Cost Sanitation” Scheme aims at conversion of individual dry latrine into pour flush latrine thereby liberating manual scavengers from the age old, obnoxious practice of manually carrying night soil. History: ILCS scheme was initially started in 1980-81 through the Ministry of Home Affairs and later through Ministry ..

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