The Rajasthan authorities has directed officers to make sure that septic tanks or sewage chambers are cleaned utilizing machines.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot (File Photo: PTI)
The Ashok Gehlot-led authorities in Rajasthan has prohibited manual scavenging of septic tanks or sewage chambers within the state.
In an order on Monday, the Rajasthan authorities directed officers involved to make sure that septic tanks or sewage chambers are cleaned utilizing machines.
“All district collectors and metropolis company officers have been ordered to make sure that no employee has to get inside chamber for cleaning. This work ought to be ensured utterly by means of machines. No incident of any loss of life as a result of of getting inside chamber for cleaning of sewerage ought to occur,” Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Chief Minister, mentioned.
The decision to prohibit manual scavenging of septic tanks or sewerage was welcomed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).
In a statement, the PUCL mentioned, “This choice of the state authorities is extraordinarily commendable and is an enormous victory for the cleanliness employee agitation.”
Ashok Gehlot also praised the work of cleanliness workers and credited them for their contribution towards preventing the spread of corona infection in the state.
“Because of the spirit of dedication with which cleanliness workers and people’s representatives of city corporations have worked, we have been successful in stopping the spread of corona infection. In the fight against corona along with doctors, nursing personnel, anganwadi workers and police, their effort has raised the stature and respect of Rajasthan in the country,” the Rajasthan Chief Minister talked about.