New Delhi: Actor turned Politician Jaya Bachchan talked about guide scavenging practices in India in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday and requested the Centre to deal with this concern on an pressing foundation. The Samajwadi Social gathering MP stated “Continued apply of guide scavenging is a humiliation for the nation. It’s a pity that in the present day we’re nonetheless speaking concerning the deaths attributable to guide scavenging.”

Ms Bachchan additional highlighted the degraded plight of guide scavengers and stated,

Why have we not achieved away with guide scavenging but and never been in a position to present protector gears to them after we speak about progress in different areas. We’re speaking about going to the moon, Mars and in all places and but we can not present the essential protecting gears to those folks.

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She additionally appealed to the Centre to have a look at this concern on an pressing foundation and supply a response. Ms Bachchan added,

You do Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, this is part of Swachh Bharat.

Jaya Bachchan additionally requested Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to deal with the difficulty of railways using guide scavengers. Emphasizing the necessity to present scavengers dignity and rehabilitation, Ms Bachchan stated,

We have to punish the contractors who don’t present them with correct gears.

This isn’t the primary time the Bachchan household has put the difficulty of guide scavenging in India to the forefront. Final 12 months, even Amitabh Bachchan took to his social media to discuss the difficulty. Again in October he stated, “Guide scavenging is an unconstitutional and unlawful act. But it exists and that work, undergo in human existence…Will be a part of any marketing campaign that works for his or her profit, have pledged.”

Mr Bachchan, beforehand, throughout Banega Swasth India marketing campaign telethons had additionally spoken concerning the concern at size. In final 12 months’s 12-hour #SwasthyaMantra telethon held on October 2, Mr Bachchan stated that guide scavenging was put to an finish on papers again in 2013 however on floor the state of affairs has not modified a lot. Sharing a private expertise, Mr Bachchan stated,

Over the past NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth India telethon, we had invited a few of the company on the present and I requested them if there may be some type of equipment obtainable which might do the work of guide scavengers as a substitute of individuals going contained in the drain and I used to be informed sure there are producers available in the market that make such kind of equipment. I contacted one of many producers from Aurangabad and bought 50 such machines as part of my contribution to ending this inhuman factor. 25 of the guide scavengers, I specifically referred to as them at my residence at hand over these machines, I additionally obtained a particular plac made and informed these guide scavengers that they need to use these machines for their very own security and never promote it. Until now, I haven’t heard from these guide scavengers nor I do know something about these machines. There’s a lot that’s being achieved by folks for guide scavengers, however the actuality on-ground is simply not altering. We nonetheless are studying in papers concerning the deaths of guide scavengers from time to time. So, what is actually taking place on the bottom?

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The Plight Of Guide Scavenging In India

The act of guide scavenging is banned in India, but as per the Inhabitants Census 2011, guide scavenging is the first occupation of over 1.8 lakh Dalit households. In keeping with the information collected by Safai Karamchari Andolan (SKA), about 1,760 folks have died due to guide scavenging previously 20 years. SKA’s estimates present that over 7.7 lakh employees have been despatched into sewers since 1993 with full data and consciousness of the dire penalties. There are practically 26 lakh dry latrines throughout the nation the place people are employed for cleansing excreta to earn their bread and butter.

To cease the apply of guide scavenging in India, the Central and the State governments have been taking steps that features amending the Employment of Guide Scavengers and Development of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 and imposing a brand new Act, Prohibition of Employment as Guide Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. The act gives for identification of the guide scavengers and rehabilitation them by offering ability coaching to them and enabling them to search out various technique of livelihood.

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NDTV – Dettol Banega Swasth India marketing campaign is an extension of the five-year-old Banega Swachh India initiative helmed by Marketing campaign Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan. It goals to unfold consciousness about vital well being points dealing with the nation. In wake of the present COVID-19 pandemic, the necessity for WASH (WaterSanitation and Hygiene) is reaffirmed as handwashing is without doubt one of the methods to stop Coronavirus an infection and different ailments. The marketing campaign highlights the significance of vitamin and healthcare for girls and youngsters to stop maternal and youngster mortality, struggle malnutrition, stunting, losing, anaemia and illness prevention by means of vaccines. Significance of programmes like Public Distribution System (PDS), Mid-day Meal Scheme, POSHAN Abhiyan and the function of Aganwadis and ASHA employees are additionally lined. Solely a Swachh or clear India the place bathrooms are used and open defecation free (ODF) standing achieved as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, can eradicate ailments like diahorrea and change into a Swasth or wholesome India. The marketing campaign will proceed to cowl points like air air pollutionwaste administrationplastic banguide scavenging and sanitation employees and menstrual hygiene.

World

12,36,71,540Instances

5,08,22,003Lively

7,01,26,907Recovered

27,22,630Deaths

Coronavirus has unfold to 192 international locations. The entire confirmed circumstances worldwide are 12,36,71,540 and 27,22,630 have died; 5,08,22,003 are lively circumstances and 7,01,26,907 have recovered as on March 23, 2021 at 4:06 am.

India

1,16,86,796 40715Instances

3,45,377 10731Lively

1,11,81,253 29785Recovered

1,60,166 199Deaths

In India, there are 1,16,86,796 confirmed circumstances together with 1,60,166 deaths. The variety of lively circumstances is 3,45,377 and 1,11,81,253 have recovered as on March 23, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State & District Particulars

State Instances Lively Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

DistrictInstances

Mumbai45,478

Thane13,660

Pune9,920

Mumbai Suburban5,363

Aurangabad1,974

Nashik1,575

Raigad1,462

Palghar1,421

Solapur1,291

Jalgaon1,039

Akola757

Nagpur692

Kolhapur646

Satara629

Ratnagiri350

Amravati291

Dhule228

Hingoli208

Jalna201

Ahmednagar190

Nanded176

Yavatmal150

Sangli145

Latur139

Osmanabad125

Sindhudurg114

Buldhana88

Parbhani78

gondia69

Beed54

Nandurbar42

Gadchiroli42

Bhandara41

Chandrapur32

Washim13

Wardha11

25,04,327 24,645

2,16,540 5,124

22,34,330 19,463

53,457 58

Kerala

DistrictInstances

Kannur357

Kasaragod333

Palakkad224

Malappuram119

Kollam118

Thrissur106

Thiruvananthapuram104

Pathanamthitta98

Kozhikode90

Alappuzha76

Kottayam73

Ernakulam60

Idukki40

Wayanad36

11,05,467 1,239

24,389 539

10,76,571 1,766

4,507 12

Karnataka

DistrictInstances

Udupi1,176

Kalaburagi669

Yadgir538

Bengaluru City529

Raichur369

Mandya346

Belagavi337

Bidar219

Hassan205

Davangere204

Vijayapura201

Dakshina Kannada179

Chikkaballapura149

Mysuru107

Bagalkote103

Uttara Kannada95

Shivamogga67

Dharwad61

Ballari60

Gadag45

Bengaluru Rural40

Tumakuru36

Kolar29

Haveri24

Chikkamagaluru19

Chitradurga14

Koppal5

Kodagu4

Ramanagara3

Chamarajanagara0

9,71,647 1,445

14,286 774

9,44,917 661

12,444 10

Andhra Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Kurnool795

Krishna557

Guntur511

Anantapur428

East Godavari356

Chittoor319

Sri Potti Sriramulu Nell*296

Y.S.R.205

West Godavari199

Srikakulam183

Prakasam104

Visakhapatnam103

Vizianagaram23

8,94,044 310

2,382 194

8,84,471 114

7,191 2

Tamil Nadu

DistrictInstances

Chennai23,324

Chengalpattu1,314

Thiruvallur774

Villupuram509

Kanchipuram503

Tiruvannamalai496

Cuddalore477

Ariyalur444

Tirunelveli433

Tuticorin333

Kallakurichi324

Madurai322

Salem258

Coimbatore188

Virudhunagar185

Dindigul175

Perambalur133

Ranipet133

Thanjavur130

Theni129

Tiruchirappalli119

Ramanathapuram119

Tiruppur116

Kanniyakumari110

Tenkasi103

Nagapattinam99

Karur88

Namakkal83

Erode75

Vellore71

Thiruvarur67

Pudukkottai53

Sivaganga46

Tirupathur45

Krishnagiri43

The Nilgiris17

Dharmapuri15

8,68,367 1,385

8,619 716

8,47,139 659

12,609 10

Delhi

DistrictInstances

North West5,463

Central4,817

West4,768

New Delhi3,405

North3,059

East2,472

South East2,446

South West2,391

South2,329

North East1,914

Shahdara1,580

6,48,872 888

3,934 316

6,33,975 565

10,963 7

Uttar Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Gautam Buddha Nagar1,119

Agra933

Ghaziabad794

Meerut504

Lucknow386

Saharanpur298

Kanpur Nagar286

Moradabad252

Varanasi243

Hapur225

Aligarh215

Basti214

Amethi206

Rampur203

Jaunpur194

Firozabad190

Barabanki168

Gorakhpur166

Bulandshahr166

Siddharth Nagar159

Ghazipur159

Bijnor157

Deoria143

Azamgarh138

Sant Kabeer Nagar132

Mathura129

Ayodhya120

Muzaffarnagar117

Sambhal116

Sultanpur97

Ambedkar Nagar92

Maharajganj85

Amroha80

Rae Bareli78

Bahraich73

Kheri72

Kannauj69

Baghpat68

Kushi Nagar67

Bhadohi60

Ballia60

Gonda59

Etah52

Hardoi49

Balrampur49

Mau48

Mainpuri46

Etawah46

Hathras43

Unnao42

Jalaun41

Jhansi41

Shamli40

Chandauli38

Auraiya37

Farrukhabad36

Sitapur32

Prayagraj30

Banda27

Shahjahanpur25

Shravasti23

Budaun23

Mirzapur22

Bareilly17

Kasganj16

Pratapgarh15

Pilibhit15

Sonbhadra10

Kaushambi6

Kanpur Dehat4

Chitrakoot4

Lalitpur3

Hamirpur3

Mahoba3

Fatehpur3

6,08,076 538

3,396 360

5,95,920 177

8,760 1

West Bengal

DistrictInstances

Kolkata2,777

Howrah1,435

24 Paraganas North1,031

Hooghly604

24 Paraganas South281

Maldah235

Dinajpur Uttar216

Coochbehar210

Birbhum206

Medinipur West159

Medinipur East153

Nadia139

Purba Bardhaman130

Murshidabad125

Bankura116

Darjeeling97

Jalpaiguri88

Paschim Bardhaman70

Purulia66

Dinajpur Dakshin50

Alipurduar39

Kalimpong18

Jhargram9

5,80,999 368

3,574 70

5,67,117 296

10,308 2

Odisha

DistrictInstances

Ganjam581

Jajapur322

Khordha238

Baleshwar190

Kendrapara164

Cuttack155

Bhadrak137

Balangir129

Puri103

Sundargarh102

Jagatsinghapur91

Nayagarh86

Mayurbhanj73

Nuapada69

Gajapati61

Dhenkanal36

Boudh34

Kendujhar34

Deogarh33

Kalahandi33

Sonepur29

Kandhamal28

Anugul26

Malkangiri20

Bargarh16

Koraput16

Sambalpur16

Jharsuguda8

Nabarangpur2

Rayagada2

3,38,963 146

838 64

3,36,206 82

1,919

Rajasthan

DistrictInstances

Jaipur2,177

Jodhpur1,748

Udaipur724

Bharatpur563

Kota503

Nagaur500

Ajmer379

Dungarpur374

Pali352

Jhalawar329

Bhilwara250

Sikar231

Chittorgarh188

Tonk171

Jalore164

Rajsamand140

Sirohi130

Bikaner112

Banswara91

Alwar90

Churu81

Jhunjhunu64

Dausa61

Dholpur60

Baran59

Jaisalmer53

Barmer34

Hanumangarh31

SawaiMadhopur26

Karauli17

Pratapgarh14

Ganganagar8

Bundi5

3,26,026 602

4,006 421

3,19,217 176

2,803 5

Chhattisgarh

DistrictInstances

Bilaspur100

Korba100

Mungeli87

Baloda Bazar85

Jashpur77

Janjgir-Champa56

Mahasamund54

Rajnandgaon52

Kabirdham52

Raigarh47

Raipur46

Balod41

Korea39

Durg31

Bemetara21

Kanker19

Balrampur17

Surguja14

Gariyaband10

Surajpur9

Dhamtari6

Bijapur2

Bastar2

Dantewada0

Kondagaon0

Narayanpur0

Sukma0

3,25,678 1,525

9,205 763

3,12,511 750

3,962 12

Telangana

DistrictInstances

Hyderabad2,475

Ranga Reddy183

Suryapet87

Jagitial77

Nizamabad76

MedchalMalkajgiri75

Mancherial43

YadadriBhuvanagiri40

Jogulamba Gadwal40

Vikarabad40

Nalgonda33

Warangal City32

Mahabubnagar30

Sangareddy26

Khammam26

Adilabad22

Nirmal21

Karimnagar17

RajannaSircilla16

Medak11

Kamareddy11

Mahabubabad10

Jayashankar Bhupalapally9

Nagarkurnool8

Kumuram Bheem Asifabad8

Jangoan8

Siddipet7

Peddapalli5

Bhadradri Kothagudem5

Warangal Rural4

Mulugu3

Narayanpet3

Wanaparthy1

3,03,867 412

3,151 193

2,99,042 216

1,674 3

Gujarat

DistrictInstances

Ahmadabad17,125

Surat2,311

Vadodara1,555

Gandhinagar410

Mahesana159

Banas Kantha147

Bhavnagar146

Rajkot135

Arvalli134

Mahisagar125

Anand107

PanchMahals107

Patan105

SabarKantha101

Kachchh99

Kheda98

Jamnagar63

Bharuch56

Botad55

Surendranagar55

Valsad47

GirSomnath45

Dohad43

Chhotaudepur37

Naysari35

Junagadh31

Narmada25

DevbhumiDwarka22

Amreli16

Porbandar11

Tapi6

Dang5

Morbi4

2,88,649 1,640

7,847 526

2,76,348 1,110

4,454 4

Haryana

DistrictInstances

Gurugram2,950

Faridabad867

Sonipat404

Rohtak145

Palwal120

Jhajjar114

Karnal104

Hisar98

Ambala93

Panipat78

Nuh68

Bhiwani60

Rewari56

Kurukshetra55

Sirsa50

Kaithal48

Mahendragarh47

CharkiDadri43

Panchkula39

Fatehabad38

Jind38

Yamunanagar19

2,80,693 865

5,698 343

2,71,894 519

3,101 3

Madhya Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Indore3,839

Bhopal1,880

Ujjain799

Burhanpur351

Neemuch319

Jabalpur276

East Nimar266

Sagar228

Gwalior211

Khargone196

Dewas140

Dhar132

Mandsaur112

Morena109

Bhind87

Raisen71

Barwani60

Ratlam51

Rewa39

Shajapur39

Hoshangabad37

Vidisha37

Chhatarpur35

Betul35

Rajgarh31

Dindori29

Sheopur26

Damoh26

Satna24

Anuppur22

Panna20

Tikamgarh18

Sidhi17

Narsinghpur17

Chhindwara16

Agar Malwa15

Mandla15

Shivpuri15

Jhabua14

Shandol14

Singrauli13

Ashoknagar13

Datia12

Sehore12

Umaria10

Balaghat9

Guna8

Harda4

Alirajpur3

Katni3

Seoni2

Niwari0

2,77,075 1,348

8,592 592

2,64,575 754

3,908 2

Bihar

DistrictInstances

Patna279

Bhagalpur266

Rohtas256

Khagaria253

Begusarai243

Madhubani199

Munger188

Jehanabad178

Katihar175

Darbhanga143

Samastipur139

Siwan139

PurbiChamparan138

Purnia135

Banka134

Buxar134

Nalanda123

Gopalganj123

Nawada122

Sheikhpura118

Gaya115

Kaimur (bhabua)105

Bhojpur103

Saran101

Muzaffarpur96

Saharsa88

Supaul87

Vaishali87

Madhepura82

Kishanganj75

Aurangabad75

Sitamarhi73

Lakhisarai72

Araria68

Pashchim Champaran57

Arwal52

Jamui47

Sheohar20

2,63,659 90

561 38

2,61,537 50

1,561 2

Assam

DistrictInstances

Kamrup Metro276

Golaghat203

Nagaon143

Hojai89

Dima Hasao86

Karimganj85

Tinsukia84

Cachar80

Dibrugarh61

Hailakandi57

Lakhimpur57

Marigaon50

Dhemaji47

Kamrup42

Kokrajhar37

Dhubri30

Charaideo29

Barpeta28

Udalguri28

Sonitpur27

Jorhat24

Nalbari23

Darrang20

Sivasagar20

Goalpara19

Biswanath16

Baksa14

KarbiAnglong13

Bongaigaon12

Chirang6

West KarbiAnglong5

South SalmaraMancachar4

Majuli2

2,18,006 30

1,670 7

2,15,235 22

1,101 1

Punjab

DistrictInstances

Amritsar485

Jalandhar297

Ludhiana293

Tarn Taran163

Gurdaspur154

Hoshiarpur140

S.A.S Nagar137

Patiala132

Sangrur107

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr)99

Pathankot86

Rupnagar (Ropar)74

Faridkot74

Sri Muktsar Sahib71

Moga65

Bathinda60

Fatehgarh Sahib57

Fazilka53

Firozepur50

Kapurthala44

Mansa31

Barnala25

2,15,409 2,299

18,628 371

1,90,399 1,870

6,382 58

Jammu And Kashmir

DistrictInstances

Anantnag395

Srinagar300

Kulgam295

Baramulla271

Shopian255

Kupwara231

Bandipora175

Udhampur155

Ramban151

Jammu138

Budgam110

Pulwama108

Kathua53

Rajouri39

Ganderbal37

Poonch35

Doda27

Reasi26

Samba25

Kishtwar10

Mirpur0

Muzaffarabad0

1,28,679 132

1,336 46

1,25,362 86

1,981

Jharkhand

DistrictInstances

East Singhbum170

Ranchi148

Hazaribagh110

Garhwa80

Ramgarh75

Koderma58

Simdega48

Dhanbad32

Gumla28

Palamu27

West Singhbhum21

SaraikelaKharsawan20

Giridih19

Bokaro16

Latehar14

Khunti10

Lohardaga8

Deoghar5

Dumka5

Pakur4

Jamtara2

Godda2

Chatra1

Sahebganj0

1,21,371 110

796 40

1,19,478 69

1,097 1

Uttarakhand

DistrictInstances

Dehradun370

Nainital323

Tehri Garhwal110

Haridwar94

Udam Singh Nagar83

Almora71

Champawat45

Pithoragarh43

Chamoli36

PauriGarhwal36

Bageshwar31

Rudraprayag30

Uttar Kashi24

98,552 104

894 33

95,954 71

1,704

Himachal Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Hamirpur117

Kangra105

Una41

Solan32

Chamba29

Bilaspur21

Mandi21

Sirmaur11

Shimla10

Kullu4

Kinnaur2

Lahaul And Spiti0

60,878 200

1,385 129

58,472 68

1,021 3

Goa

DistrictInstances

South Goa69

North Goa57

56,708 85

1,017 4

54,873 81

818

Puducherry

DistrictInstances

Pondicherry111

Mahe4

Karaikal2

Yanam0

40,433 47

236 46

39,521

676 1

Tripura

DistrictInstances

Dhalai196

Sepahijala174

Gomati74

South Tripura53

Unakoti49

West Tripura45

Khowai24

North Tripura14

33,470 6

34 4

33,044 1

392 1

Manipur

DistrictInstances

Churachandpur32

Kangpokpi26

Imphal West21

Thoubal18

Imphal East10

Tengnoupal9

Bishnupur7

Senapati6

Chandel5

Kamjong5

Ukhrul4

Jiribam3

Pherzawl3

Kakching2

Tamenglong2

Noney1

29,339 4

33 4

28,933

373

Chandigarh

DistrictInstances

Chandigarh313

24,667 208

1,979 107

22,325 100

363 1

Arunachal Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Changlang31

Papum Pare8

Lohit3

Namsai2

West Siang1

East Siang1

Higher Siang1

Tawang1

PakkeKessang1

West Kameng0

Higher Subansiri0

Tirap0

Siang0

Shi Yomi0

Anjaw0

Decrease Subansiri0

Decrease Dibang Valley0

Longding0

Leparada0

KurungKumey0

KraDaadi0

Kamle0

East Kameng0

Dibang Valley0

Decrease Siang0

16,842

2 1

16,784 1

56

Meghalaya

DistrictInstances

East Khasi Hills22

West Garo Hills5

South West Garo Hills4

North Garo Hills1

West Jaintia Hills1

West Khasi Hills1

East Garo Hills0

East Jaintia Hills0

Ribhoi0

South Garo Hills0

South West Khasi Hills0

14,016

29 1

13,838 1

149

Nagaland

DistrictInstances

Dimapur20

Mon8

Kohima7

Kiphire3

Tuensang3

Peren2

Phek1

Longleng0

Mokokchung0

Wokha0

Zunheboto0

12,225

2 0

12,132

91

Ladakh

DistrictInstances

Kargil77

LehLadakh43

9,920 12

83 9

9,707 3

130

Sikkim

DistrictInstances

East District3

South District3

North District0

West District0

6,206

49 5

6,022 5

135

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

DistrictInstances

South Andamans33

Nicobars1

North And Center Andaman1

5,039

8 0

4,969

62

Mizoram

DistrictInstances

Kolasib11

Aizawl10

Mamit8

Lawngtlai2

Lunglei2

Saitual1

Champhai0

Hnahthial0

Khawzawl0

Saiha0

Serchhip0

4,451 3

17 3

4,423

11

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

DistrictInstances

Dadra And Nagar Haveli20

3,485 4

52 0

3,431 4

2

Lakshadweep

DistrictInstances

Lakshadweep District0

691 25

109 20

581 45

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