2016 has been quite a remarkable year and will be remembered as a benchmark period in the struggle of wastepickers for recognition. This year for the first time, updated solid and plastic waste management rules notified by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) prescribed integration of wastepickers and informal waste collectors in … Continue reading 2016 A Benchmark Year for Wastepickers
Indore, Mysuru, Panvel and Tumakuru are other four cities which have issued ID cards to wastepickers this year Vijaywada Municipal Corporation issued occupational identity cards (IDs) to the wastepickers. Vijaywada is first city in Andhra Pradesh to do so. Corporation has issued 100 identity cards today. In the days to come the number will reach … Continue reading Vijaywada Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers
Indore Municipal Corporation issued occupational identity cards to 25o wastepickers associated with Jan Vikas Society. The cards were distributed by Ms. Malini Gaur, Mayor of Indore city in the presence of many officials from the corporation. The identity cards are c0-signed by Chief Medical Officer and Director, Jan Vikas Society. With that Indore becomes the … Continue reading Indore Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers
Dear friends, colleagues & supporters It is our immense pleasure to inform you that Hasiru Dala, the foundations of which were laid together by wastepickers and informal waste collectors of Bangalore, completes 3 years today (26th November, 2016). It has been an arduous, adventurous and fulfilling journey. In these 3 years, the organization has grown … Continue reading Hasiru Dala turns 3!