New Delhi : Under the Scheme for Self-Employment and Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers, 58,098 persons have been paid one-time cash assistance of Rs. 40,000 for facilitating switch to alternative occupations. Further, 16,057 of them were given skill training; and 1,387 persons were given Capital subsidy for self employment projects and sanitation related projects. State-wise details are given in the Annexure.
This information was given by The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas athawale in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.
State-wise Number of Manual Scavengers and their dependants provided assistance for rehabilitation under Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS)
One Time Cash Assistance
Skill Development Training
|Capital subsidy for self employment projects and sanitation related projects for manual scavengers including