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Delhi`s ragpickers make bio-degradable `pichkari`

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:12

A group of ragpickers in the national capital have made a bio-degradable "pichkari" or spray gun which is an ideal option for those who care for the environment.

RSBY scheme for taxi drivers, rickshaw pullers, ra

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 22:00

In good news for taxi drivers, rickshaw pullers and rag pickers, government on Tuesday decided to extend the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) scheme to them along with mine and sanitation workers.

Urgent need to rehabilitate young rag-pickers: Delhi MP

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 22:03

There is an urgent need to rehabilitate youngsters who work as rag-pickers, Delhi MP Mahabal Mishra said.

Govt to look into problems faced by rag-pickers: Ramesh

Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011, 21:24

Ramesh said it would not be possible to stop privatisation or mechanisation of solid waste management.