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Each Folder contains : Instruction manual in Bengali alongwith Bengali Survey Questionnaire English Survey Questionnaire 3) Caste List (One per ULB) 4) Software Installation manual (One per ULB) One CD (per ULB) contains Order issued from MA Deptt , BCW Deptt .
Statutory Towns of West Bengal
Conducted by :
Department of Municipal Affairs
Department of Backward Classes Welfare
Govt. of West Bengal
As per direction of
Deptt. of Social Justice and Empowerment
Government of India
dependents ( NSLRS)
Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS). Out of 3.42 Lakh
existing manual scavengers 78,941 beneficiaries were assisted for
alternative occupations by 30.06.2010.
practice of manual scavenging to abolish fully by the end of
11th Plan period in coordination with all the Departments
and States/ Local Governments . For this purpose to conduct
fresh survey for identification of manual scavengers and
constituted on 10.2.2011 by Ministry of Social Justice &
Empowerment, Govt. of India
For this purpose , Govt. of India instructed all the States to conduct the fresh survey for identification of Manual Scavengers and collection of information on incidence on Insanitary Latrine in all the statutory towns.
1.To identify the manual scavengers in statutory towns ,who -
a) Not Covered under SRMS
b) Covered under SRMS but not given up manual
2. To ensure that all genuine manual scavengers are identified, and at the same time, possibility of inclusion of non-genuine scavengers is minimized, if not eliminated.
3. To ascertain the social, economic and skill status of the identified manual scavengers, and their willingness for taking up alternative self employment ventures.
4. To ascertain details of the insanitary latrines, open drains etc. to clean which the manual scavengers are engaged/employed
“Insanitary Latrine” means a latrine which requires human excreta to be cleaned or otherwise handled manually, either in situ, or in an open drain or pit into which the excreta is discharged or flushed out, before the excreta fully decomposes.
chairmanship of Secretary, Municipal Affairs Department.
Member Secretary is Secretary, BCW Department
State Urban Development Agency (SUDA)
Sri Amit Kumar Dan,
Programme Engineer, SUDA
and Executive Engineer, MED
chairmanship of District Magistrate. Convener is
District Manager, WB SC ST Development and Finance
WB SC ST Development and Finance Corporation will
jointly monitor the survey process and fulfill all the
modalities on behalf of the District
the rank SDO/ BDO to process the claims and objection
filed by the manual scavengers in each urban local body
chairmanship of Chairman of the concerned municipality
/Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation.
work and fulfill all the modalities on behalf of the ULB
Centre – responsible for all the activities of Self
notified by District Magistrate.
procedures and circulation
per census,2011 and Caste list
transmission to Govt. of India
[ Existing Infrastructure Facilities in the office should be utilized, as the survey is of a limited duration. Inspite of all possible efforts there is still requirement of any essential equipment, ULB may utilise the Municipal Own Fund /Fund under 13th FC, SFC since allotted ]
1) Self Declaration Camp : Manual Scavengers will declare themselves and provide their information to the enumerator, and the Data Entry Operator will capture the recorded information in the Software. Manual Scavengers will provide his/her passport size photo and a family photo, signature/thumb impression, which needs to be scanned and incorporated in the software. If photos not provided, then the photos to be captures through webcam/digital camera by the ULB. After completion of data entry instantly a copy of filled-up format will be provided to manual scavengers
Necessary Orders and Formats will be uploaded in the websites:
www.wbdma.gov.in and www.changekolkata.org