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Help our crying dustbins !

September 4, 2017

Sir, I am a resident of Shakthinagar, 7th A Cross, 4th Main. Here, the small little tempo which is supposed to collect our home waste is highly irregular and untimely! Sometimes, it doesn’t come even for one week and if it comes, it is already overloaded and waste keeps dropping all the way it goes….

Ex-Mayor urges Centre to provide social security to Pourakarmikas
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Ex-Mayor urges Centre to provide social security to Pourakarmikas

September 2, 2017

Mysuru: Former Mayor and former State Safai Karmachari Commission Chairman Narayana has urged the Centre to ensure social security for Pourakarmikas. Speaking at a documentary screening programme on the ‘Status of Pourakarmikas and Manual Scavenging’ organised by PUCL (Peoples Union for Civil Liberties) at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Research and Extension Centre here, Narayana said Prime…

‘Extend all facilities to Pourakarmikas’
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‘Extend all facilities to Pourakarmikas’

August 5, 2017

Natl. Safai Karmachari Commission Member in city Mysuru: Importance must be given to provide housing, health and education to Pourakarmikas and their family members, said National Safai Karmachari Commission Member Jagadish Hiremane here this morning. He was speaking to media persons at the DC office where he held a review meeting. Stating that the Pourakarmikas…

Cabinet okays recruitment of 11,000 Pourakarmikas
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Cabinet okays recruitment of 11,000 Pourakarmikas

July 13, 2017

Bengaluru: The State Cabinet yesterday gave its approval for rules framed for recruitment-cum-regularisation of 11,000  Pourakarmikas (civic workers) in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and other Urban Local Bodies across the State. Speaking to press persons after the Cabinet meeting, Law Minister T.B. Jayachandra said it was also decided that the State Government will make…

Children of Pourakarmikas get free membership for ‘Trin Trin’
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Children of Pourakarmikas get free membership for ‘Trin Trin’

June 30, 2017

Mysuru: Marking the first anniversary of Deepa Sahaya Seva Samsthe, a programme was organised at the ‘Trin Trin’ cycle docking station in front of Regional Transport Office (RTO) here recently to distribute free membership cards to the Trin Trin bicycle sharing system to 50 children of poor families and Pourakarmikas. Speaking on the occasion Excise…

Pourakarmikas to visit Singapore to study Civic Cleanliness
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Pourakarmikas to visit Singapore to study Civic Cleanliness

June 25, 2017

Bengaluru: The State Government which on Friday announced that the services of 11,000 Pourakarmikas will be regularised,is set to send 1,000 Pourakarmikas on a study tour to Singapore. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Social welfare Minister H. Anjaneya said that the civic workers will study the State-of-the-art manhole cleaning system in place in Singapore….

11,000 contract pourakarmikas will be regularised: Chief Minister
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11,000 contract pourakarmikas will be regularised: Chief Minister

June 24, 2017

Bengaluru/Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that the State Government will regularise the services of 11,000 contract pourakarmikas in the next three months. Speaking to press persons after a meeting held to discuss the demands of Contract Pourakarmikas in Bengaluru, the CM said Civic Workers will now get a minimum salary of Rs.17,000. The salary…

Pourakarmikas return to work
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Pourakarmikas return to work

June 14, 2017

Mysuru: A day after temporarily withdrawing their protest following State Government’s assurance to fulfil their demands, the Pourakarmikas, donned their green aprons and returned to work this morning to clear the city garbage that was rotting on the streets for the past two days. Pourakarmikas were seen cleaning the surroundings of Devaraja Market, Boti Bazaar,…

Pourakarmikas call off stir
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Pourakarmikas call off stir

June 13, 2017

Mysuru/Bengaluru: Even as the Pourakarmikas’ Statewide strike entered the second day today, the State Government, bowing to the demands of the contract Pourakarmikas, has assured that their jobs will be regularised. On this assurance, the Pourakarmikas have decided to withdraw their indefinite strike temporarily. Speaking to Star of Mysore over the phone from Bengaluru, here…

Pourakarmikas begin indefinite stir in city
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Pourakarmikas begin indefinite stir in city

June 12, 2017

Mysuru: Even as Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is making all efforts to regain the top spot in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, there are impediments in its way by the very people who can keep the city clean. Yes, hundreds of Pourakarmikas gathered in front of the MCC pitching tents on either side of the footpath…

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