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Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Scheme for Manual Scavengers


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10 AUG 2021 7:19PM by PIB Delhi

Under the Scheme for Self-Employment and Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers, 58,098 persons have been paid one-time cash assistance of Rs. 40,000 for facilitating switch to alternative occupations. Further, 16,057 of them were given skill training; and 1,387 persons were given Capital subsidy for self employment projects and sanitation related projects. State-wise details are given in the Annexure.

This information was given by The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri. Ramdas athawale in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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Annexure

 

State-wise Number of Manual Scavengers and their dependants provided  assistance for rehabilitation under Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS)

 

 

 

S.No.

 

 

 

State/UT

Coverage

 

 

 

One Time Cash Assistance

 

 

 

Skill Development Training

Capital subsidy for self employment projects and sanitation related projects for manual scavengers including

sanitation workers

1

A&N Islands

0

0

3

2

Andhra Pradesh

1793

180

11

3

Assam

3921

460

0

4

Bihar

131

18

0

S

Chhattisgarh

3

0

0

6

Gujarat

105

19

0

7

Jharkhand

192

34

0

8

Karnataka

2927

251

294

9

Kerala

518

314

0

10

Madhya Pradesh

510

98

3

11

Maharashtra

6325

1332

0

12

Odisha

230

66

92

13

Punjab

231

62

41

14

Rajasthan

2673

824

0

15

Tamilnadu

398

29

78

16

Uttar Pradesh

32473

10664

694

17

Uttarakhand

4988

1475

74

18

West Bengal

680

231

97

Total

58098

16057

1387

 

(Release ID: 1744552)
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