NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR SAFAI KARAMCHARIS
Noto Cabinet approves extension of tenure of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis for three years
Established in the year 1993 as per the provisions of the NCSK Act 1993
After that the tenure of the NCSK has been extended as a non-statutory body from time to time.
Role of NCSK:
- Recommend to the Government regarding specific programmes for welfare of Safai Karamcharis, study and evaluate the existing welfare programmes for SafaiKaramcharis, investigate cases of specific grievances etc.
- Also as per the provisions of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, the NCSK has been assigned the work to monitor the implementation of the Act, tender advice for its effective implementation to the Centre and State Governments and enquire into complaints regarding contravention/non-implementation of the provisions of the Act.