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Local bodies directed to provide all amenities to Safai Karmacharis

Local bodies directed to provide all amenities to Safai Karmacharis

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Jan 06, 2015:  Narayana, Chairman of the Karnataka State Commission for Safai Karmacharis who addressed a review meeting of local administrative bodies at the DC office on January 5, Monday has  directed all the local bodies to ensure that the municipal workers get all facilities due to them.

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He also directed the administration  to take steps to see  that the Safai Karmacharis receive their wages regularly and also that contractors   extend them all facilities like PF and ESI. Those who fail to adhere to the rule will be blacklisted, he warned.

 Measures must also be taken towards providing housing facility for Safai Karmacharis apart from good education and scholarships to their children.

They must also be provided uniforms and safety kits, Narayana said adding  the Safai Karmacharis must also be subject to medical tests twice a year.

He further warned of action against those officials and contractors who  make safai karmacharis do manual cleaning of manholes.

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