NCSK member Anjna Panwar visits Leh Stresses the need to execute welfare measures for safai karamchari
Leh, Sept 27: The member of National Commission for Safai Karamchari (NCSK), Government of India, Anjna Panwar, today chaired a meeting to review the status of safai karamchari in Leh district with the concerned departmental officers and workers.
Member of NCSK, Anjna Panwar, stressed that the safai karamchari play a vital role in the Swachh Bharat vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She impressed upon the concerned officials to fully implement various projects started by the Central government for the welfare of the safai karamcharis in Ladakh.
At the outset, Executive Officer, Municipal Committee Leh, gave a detailed PowerPoint presentation on various welfare measures undertaken by the UT Administration for safai karamcharis, including safety gears, cleaning machinery and capacity building. He also spoke on the one-of-a-kind wash facility with laundry and recreational rooms, Safai Suraksha Challenge, Integrated Solid Waste Management Plant, various training workshops conducted for them on source segregation, safety and hygiene, the impact of waste on health and the environment.
She appreciated the health department for conducting 100% vaccination of the safai karamcharis against Covid-19 as frontline workers at the start of the vaccination drive. She suggested regular medical check-ups for safai karamcharis.
Anjna Panwar asked them about the facilities, trainings and working conditions provided to them during her interaction with the safai karamchari. She instructed them to avail loan facility provided by National Safai Karamchari Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC) to educate their children and also for other purposes.
Deputy Commissioner, Leh; Chief Medical Officer, Leh; Assistant Labour Commissioner, Leh; Deputy Superintendent of Police, Leh; District Social Welfare Officer, Leh; Executive Officer, Municipal Committee, Leh and the safai karamcharis attended the meeting.