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Inner Wheel Club donates bed sheets, blankets & kettles to Pourakarmikas’ CCC
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Inner Wheel Club donates bed sheets, blankets & kettles to Pourakarmikas’ CCC

August 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Inner Wheel Club of Mysore District 318 donated 50 bed sheets, 50 blankets and two electric kettles, worth Rs. 11,800, to the COVID Care Centre (CCC) set up by the Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) to treat COVID-infected Pourakarmikas. The materials were handed over to MCC Commissioner Gurudatta Hegde at Zilla Panchayat premises yesterday…

Grocery kits distributed to Auto Drivers, Pourakarmikas
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Grocery kits distributed to Auto Drivers, Pourakarmikas

July 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Corporator J. Gopi distributed grocery kits to Auto Drivers, Pourakarmikas and other workers engaged in unorganised sectors, living in T.K. Layout and surrounding areas in city. Over 180 residents living in locked down areas of T.K. Layout and surrounding areas received grocery kits containing rice, wheat flour, rava, sugar, cooking oil, salt and lentils…

Irony? Civic problems galore at Pourakarmika Locality
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Irony? Civic problems galore at Pourakarmika Locality

July 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Though the heritage city of Mysuru had earned the ‘Cleanest City’ tag for two successive  years, the Kuduremaala area (Manasinagar) coming under MCC Ward 21, where more than 350 Pourakarmika families live, is ironically facing a lot of civic issues. The grouse of the Pourakarmikas living in the area is that while Pourakarmikas play…

Pourakarmikas eat rice bath for breakfast on all seven days
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Pourakarmikas eat rice bath for breakfast on all seven days

July 4, 2020

MCC’s free breakfast scheme is not free from controversies and this time it is about taste and variety Mysore/Mysuru: The much-hyped ‘Upahara Bhagya’ (breakfast scheme) mooted and implemented by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to provide breakfast to over 2,400 Pourakarmikas engaged in cleaning work has hit a roadblock. This time it is over taste…

Inner Wheel Club of Mysore Central distributes masks to Pourakarmikas
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Inner Wheel Club of Mysore Central distributes masks to Pourakarmikas

June 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: On the occasion of Mask Day, Inner Wheel Club of Mysore Central distributed reusable masks to Pourakarmikas at a simple function held near Dufferin Clock Tower in city recently. Speaking on the occasion, MCC Health Officer Dr. D.G. Nagaraju said, “Even during the lockdown period, Pourakarmikas were working day and night to keep the…

Pourakarmika dies after falling into open drain while cleaning
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Pourakarmika dies after falling into open drain while cleaning

June 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A Pourakarmika, who was engaged in cleaning an open drain at Maragowdanahalli in Bannur Police limits, died after slipping and falling into the drain on Saturday morning. The deceased is Murugan (38), who has been working as a Pourakarmika at Hanumanaalu Gram Panchayat since nine years. It is learnt that the drain was clogged…

CM directs officials to fill up vacant Pourakarmika posts in Local Bodies
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CM directs officials to fill up vacant Pourakarmika posts in Local Bodies

June 7, 2020

Regularise services of over 40,000 civic workers, says Pourakarmika Sangha State President Bengaluru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday directed officials to fill up Pourakarmika posts lying vacant in all Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of the State. Speaking at a progress review meeting of Urban Development Department at his home office ‘Krishnaa’ here, Yediyurappa asked…

Jubilant Company sponsors grocery kits to 2,500 civic workers
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Jubilant Company sponsors grocery kits to 2,500 civic workers

May 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Administration will be distributing 2,500 grocery kits, sponsored by Jubilant Bhartia Foundation, Jubilant Generics, Nanjangud, to temporary and contract Pourakarmikas, UGD workers and garbage vehicle drivers of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC). The distribution process was symbolically launched by District Minister S.T. Somashekar at the Town Hall premises in city yesterday by distributing kits…

YHAI Mysuru Unit serves breakfast to Pourakarmikas
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YHAI Mysuru Unit serves breakfast to Pourakarmikas

April 30, 2020

The Mysuru unit of Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI) distributed breakfast (ghee rice and chicken curry) to Pourakarmikas at work in Vontikoppal and Paduvarahalli (Vinayakanagar) in Mysuru on Tuesday. Last week, they had served breakfast (ghee rice and egg curry) to Pourakarmikas at Jayalakshmipuram and Gokulam. Next Tuesday, they will be serving breakfast to…

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