There is no dearth of resources for doing away with the horrendous practice of manual scavenging. What is lacking is interest and empathy on the part of government. No one is ready to see the India of manual scavengers. It remains unseen. But the issue won’t be resolved by overlooking the stinking Bharat. India can be called ’Swachh Bharat’ only when this barbaric practice ends.
Government can take the initiative to get septic tanks cleaned using robot machines. These little machines can be purchased from Germany or Japan or can be produced within India by Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) and Ajanta Technologies. It will also give a push to PM Modi’s ‘Make in India’ programme….