News

Date:
10 April 2018
Country:
India
Title:
In absence of policy, ragpickers search for identity, facilities for kids.
Publication:
The Times of India
Reporter:
Singh, Paras.
Description:

They are always overlooked when policy decisions are taken by the authorities. To put forward their plight, ragpickers from across the city gathered for a novel hearing on Tuesday. Their concerns included structural stumbling blocks like lack of identity cards, addition of hazardous waste in domestic garbage, and no anganwadis for their children, among other issues. The meeting was attended by senior corporation officials, NGOs and Member of Parliament from New Delhi, Meenakshi Lekhi.

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