National Commission for Safai Karamcharis presented its Annual Report 2014-15 to the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on 11 December 2015.
In its Annual Report, the Commission has made following important recommendations:
About National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
National Commission for Safai Karamcharis was constituted on 12 August 1994 for a period of 3 years under the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Act, 1993. It was constituted to promote and safeguard the interests and rights of Safai Karamcharis.
The Commission comprises of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and five Members. All the members of the Commission are nominated from amongst the persons of eminence connected with the socio-economic development and welfare of Safai Karamcharis, by the Central Government. It also provides that at least one of the Members shall be a woman.
The Commission is an ad hoc body, the term of which is extended from time to time. The Chairman of the Current Commission is M Shivanna and its tenure is set to expire on 31 March 2016.
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Where: New Delhi
When: 11 December 2015