Odisha govt launches ‘GARIMA’ scheme for sanitation workers

The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has launched a new scheme named ‘GARIMA’ which aims to ensure the economic safety and social dignity of core sanitation workers in the state. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Department, Odisha has signed a Ministry of Understanding (MoU) with not-for-profit organisation Urban Management Centre for providing the technical support to implement the scheme.

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Under ‘GARIMA’ scheme:

  • Around 20,000 core sanitation workers and their families with about one lakh population will benefit from the scheme.
  • GARIMA Scheme will be implemented by the state Housing and Urban Development department in all the 114 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of Odisha.
  • Initially, the state government has allocated a corpus fund of Rs 50 crore for the scheme.
  • The working hours of sanitation workers will be limited to 6 hours per day.
  • The Core Sanitation workers and their family members will be covered under the health insurance scheme with regular health check-ups, housing, educational support, mobility support and mobile support.

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  • Odisha Capital: Bhubaneswar.
  • Odisha Governor: Ganeshi Lal.

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