Welfare schemes for sanitation workers needed

Pune , July 11, 2013: Member of National Commission for conservancy staff, Shyoraj Jivan expressed the need for effective implementation of welfare schemes for the sanitation workers.
Jivan was addressing a meeting during his recent visit to the city. He conducted a meeting with the officials of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), officials of the municipal councils and the district administration regarding issues of sanitation workers.
He asked the civic bodies and municipal councils in the district to initiate steps to implement welfare schemes for workers. He expressed the need to resolve the long pending issues of houses and increments for sanitation workers and instructed officials to initiate procedures to fill the vacant posts of workers.
Jivan said the administration should provide good facilities in the residential colonies of sanitation workers. Besides they should plan schemes to provide medical facilities to workers and their families by arranging medical camps at regular intervals. The local administrations need to work out schemes to conduct basic health check-ups and tests of workers and guide them on good hygiene, he said.
Jivan said that the issues of workers will be taken up before the state government which include allotment of additional funds to improve facilities for sanitation workers. (Source: Manjiri Damle, TNN)

11-07-2013 | Posted by Admin