The Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched the new website and mobile application of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis. It was launched by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot in New Delhi.
The new website is very user-friendly and as per Central Government Guidelines for official websites. It is comprehensive website giving complete details about Commission viz. its composition, mandate, the manner of filing complaints, details of visits undertaken by its Chairman and Members.
It also facilitates petitioners to file their grievances and complaints, etc. online on the website and thereafter tracks them. Simultaneously, petitioner can also lodge their grievances and complaints through their android mobile phones by using NCSK App which can be downloaded from Google Play Store free of cost. The NCSK was established in 1994 to deal with the grievances of persons engaged in manual scavenging. It has a sanctioned strength of four members and a chairperson. It is the statutory body established under National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Act, 1993. It aims to promote and safeguard the interests and rights of Safai Karamcharis. Its mandate is to study, evaluate and monitor the implementation of various schemes for Safai Karamcharis as an autonomous organization.