National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis was constituted on 12th August, 1994 for a period of 3 years under the provision of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Act, 1993 to promote and safeguard the interests and rights of Safai Karamcharis. The National Commission has, inter alia, been empowered to investigate specific grievances as well as matters relating to implementation of programmes and scheme for welfare of Safai Karamcharis. The Commission is required to be consulted on all major policy matters affecting Safai Karamcharis. The term of the Commission was extended from time to time and the tenure of the present Commission has been extended through a Resolution of Govt. of India upto 31.12.2007.
The name of Chairman and Members are as given below:-
- Shri M. Shivanna - Chairman
- Shri Gopal Krishan Sahotra - Member
- Dr. (Smt.) Lata Om Prakash Mahato - Member
- Shri Vijay Kumar - Member
NCSK has submitted its six Reports to the Ministry under Section 11 of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Act, 1993 out of these four Reports alongwith Action Taken Memorandum have been laid on the Table of both the Houses in the Parliament. The details are as under:-
|S.No.||Reports||Laid in Lok Sabha on||Laid in Rajya Sabha on|
|1.||First Report 1994-95||13.3.2000||24.4.2000|
|2.||Second Report 1995-96||13.3.2000||24.4.2000|
|3.||Third Report 1996-97 & 1997-98 (combined)||23.11.2001||26.11.2001|
|4.||Fourth Report1998-99 & 1999-2000 (combined)||23.11.2001||26.11.2001|
Action is also in progress for obtaining comments of Ministries/Departments in the recommendations made in other Fifth & Sixth Report of the Commission for preparation of Action Taken Memorandum for laying before both the houses of Parliament.