Pourakarmikas(Search results - 35)
IndiaSep 8, 2020, 4:11 PM IST
Karnataka to see simple Mysuru Dasara this year
The chief minister of Karnataka announced that this year’s Dasara celebrations will be very simple. Jamboo Savari will take place within the palace. COVID-19 warriors like doctors, nurses, pourakarmikas, ASHA workers and police will inaugurate Dasara.
IndiaJul 20, 2020, 7:54 PM IST
COVID-19: Bengaluru mayor begins compensation to kin of deceased pourakarmikas with Rs 10 lakh
Acknowledging the service of BBMP’s pourakarmikas and those fighting the pandemic while clearing waste in the city, the mayor of Bengaluru handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the Pourakarmika Association to hand over the same to the family of a woman pourakarmika who died of COVID-19 on July 10. According to reports, the families of four more frontline COVID warriors will also receive compensation from the BBMP.
Coronavirus IndiaJun 30, 2020, 3:49 PM IST
BBMP to treat 93 COVID positive pourakarmikas free of cost
As 93 pourakarmikas working in BBMP’s vulnerable areas showed flu-like symptoms, the BBMP Commissioner not only got them tested but after confirming them being positive, has ordered the civic agency to take care of their medical expenses
Coronavirus IndiaJun 24, 2020, 12:40 PM IST
House owner ‘refuses’ to give drinking water to pourakarmikas; viral video brings awareness
The BBMP pourakarmikas’ video of a lady arrogantly refusing to let a woman inside her house compound and placing water on road has gone viral. But the reality was to bring in awareness among public to treat the vulnerable section with honour and respect
Coronavirus IndiaMay 20, 2020, 3:35 PM IST
COVID-19: Who is dealing with 2,900kg waste produced from 15 quarantine centres in Bengaluru?
Realising that dealing with bio medical waste from 15 quarantine centres will be inviting doomsday, the BBMP made arrangements to safely collect and incinerate the waste. As pourakarmikas are vulnerable, the decision of allowing only specific agencies to deal with it has ensured the workers remain safe.
Coronavirus IndiaMay 6, 2020, 12:37 PM IST
Cubbon Park pourakarmikas and guards provided grocery kits for regular maintenance during lockdown
The pourakarmikas and guards at Cubbon Park had no liberty to skip work and stay indoors during lockdown as their service was important for maintenance of the park. From cleaning to watering plants, the poor staff did it without taking a break despite hurdles.
IndiaFeb 19, 2020, 7:19 PM IST
Bengaluru: BBMP pourakarmikas get free houses; promise fulfilled partially
BBMP pourakarmikas who were promised free homes during former CM Siddaramaiah's term under Gruha Bhagya, realised their dream as BBMP handed over documents and keys to 60 workers. The palike will hand over flats to beneficiaries, stage-wise.
IndiaDec 13, 2019, 1:39 PM IST
Bengaluru municipality worker assaulted: Garbage crisis to worsen in city again
Bengaluru may start to reek of piled up garbage again as BBMP pourakarmikas have decided to protest and stop collecting garbage following an alleged assault on one among their group. A BBMP marshal allegedly attacked a supervisor with a stick over a trivial matter this morning.
NEWSJul 10, 2019, 6:54 PM IST
Bengaluru Night Cap: From pourakarmikas to liquor dealers’ protest
Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun adjourned the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Council after Congress-JD(S) councillors stormed the well accusing the BJP of "horse-trading".
NEWSJul 10, 2019, 3:55 PM IST
Bengaluru: Pourakarmikas protest after ‘offensive statement’ by official
Pourakarmikas staged a protest near Bengaluru’s KR Market on Tuesday after assistant conservator of forests Harshvardhan PN made an “offensive statement”. The protest was called off after the official apologised
NEWSJun 4, 2019, 6:32 PM IST
Bengaluru: Engineer devises 'iCleanX' for litter-free Bengaluru roads
While several pourakarmikas working in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) struggle to sweep roads along with the pushcarts loaded with litter and garbage, a mechanical engineer in Bengaluru, Karnataka has designed "iCleanX" a pushcart that helps ease their work
INDIAMar 19, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Indira Canteen serves substandard quality food: Ramaiah Laboratory
The Indira Canteen, built to serve food for a reasonable price, is now under scrutiny after food samples were found contaminated. BJP councillor Umesh Shetty has brought the matter to light while the Congress-led BBMP denies it blatantly.
NEWSJan 15, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Sankranti: Actress Tara celebrates Pongal with BBMP pourakarmikas
Actress and BJP leader Tara Anuradha celebrated Sankranti in a different way by cooking Pongal along with BBMP conservancy workers and distributed sarees to them.
KarnatakaJul 10, 2018, 9:10 AM IST
Pourakarmikas protest in front of panchayat office with musical instruments
The Pourakarmikas took up a unique way to protest in front of the Savanur town Panchayat office
Apr 8, 2018, 4:24 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly Election: Rahul Gandhi in Bengaluru, interacts with pourakarmikas
Karnataka Assembly Election: Congress president Rahul Gandhi began his 6th leg of campaigning in poll-bound Karnataka. After travelling through Kolar and Chikkaballapura, he met several BBMP Pourakarmikas on Sunday, April 8 in Bengaluru. Around 150 pourakarmikas from the BBMP’s West zone had gathered at Sheshadripuram and praised Congress for increasing their salaries and PF, ESI benefits.