According to Indian express report, Punjab has more than 16,000 safe karamcharis but they are being paid less than minimum wage

Minimum wage in Punjab is more than 7,800 rupees

My name is Gauri. I work as a sanitation worker

I get 1500 rupees from the panchayat

I am from Rajasthan and working from the past 20 years in Punjab

Modi government launches swachh bharat scheme to clean India by 2019 but this theme does not have

any provision for improving lives of karamcharis

As per ground reports, government spent 530 crore rupees on Swachh Bharat publicity

But there is no benefit of it. I don’t have a home. After cleaning, I get infections

we should get jobs and proper salary for cleaning.

Indian express reported that safari karamchari Malti Devi gets only 600 rupees per month for cleaning Chora chori police station

According to India today report , one sanitation worker die every third day

According to safari karamchari Angolan

more than 1,760 died since 1993

As per, 98% of safari karamcharis are from schedule castes and are women