Manual Scavengers

No Hazardous Cleaning of Sewers and Septic Tanks


No person, local authority or any agency shall, either directly or indirectly, engage or employ, any person for hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks w.e.f. 05.12.2014.

Construction of Sanitary Community Latrines by Municipality


Municipalities shall construct adequate number of sanitary community latrines, so as to eliminate the practice of open defecation in their respective jurisdiction within 05.12.2016.

Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers – Committee


State Monitoring Committee is formed for the purpose of carrying out the functions under the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.