Over 50 % job vacancies in BBMP

More than 60 per cent pourakarmika jobs under BBMP are vacant. Pourakarmikas complain of overwork, while some demand permanent jobs. Vivek Kumar M Most sanctioned jobs under Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are vacant. A BBMP circular states that most of the vacancies lie in Group-C and Group-D posts. Pourakarmika jobs, which come under Group-D, […]

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City pourakarmikas work without safety gear

The pourakarmikas in Bangalore fail to obtain safety gear that is mandatory under the Swacch Bharat Mission. By Astha Oriel No provision of safety gear is jeopardizing the health of pourakarmikas in the city. No gloves, no masks and sometimes no apron, hinders their work as they complain of dust and foul smell while sweeping […]

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Paid Less but Made to Work More: Pourakarmikas

The workers in the east zone are still not been paid with their allotted amount. Bengaluru, Sept. 04, 2018 :The pourakarmikas (City cleaners) working in the east zone of Bengaluru are being paid Rs. 12,842 rather than Rs.13, 042, as they should be paid, according to the latest Karnataka Essential Services Management act. The east […]

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