Monday, October 24th, 2011

NHRC seeks report on use of asbestos

TIMES NEWS NETWORK ,23rd October 2011 Jaipur: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a status report on the use of asbestos in the state and whether any compensation package is paid to victims of asbestosis here.The report has been … Continue reading

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Media Award 2011

Mine Labour Protection Campaign Trust (MLPC) announces Media Award 2011. Eligible: Print Media in Hindi Theme: REGULATING MINING; EMPOWERING WORKERS; SUSTAINING ENVIRONMENT Any News Article/s published on the above theme/s between 1st January 2011 and 11th November 2011 in a … Continue reading

Monday, October 24th, 2011


Over 100 labourers diagnosed with asbestosis TIMES NEWS NETWORK ,August 2011 Jaipur: More than 100 workers, who earlier worked in asbestos mines, have been diagnosed with asbestosis. This came to light when around 250 workers were examined during a recent medical … Continue reading

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Finally,silicosis victims get compensation

Ajay Parmar TNN ,Jaipur edition, 27th June, 2011 Jodhpur: Finally,after a long wait the impasse over compensation for the next-of- kin of 21 silicosis victims ended on Sunday.They were compensated as directed by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to the … Continue reading

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Each silicosis victim to get 2 lakh more

TIMES NEWS NETWORK ; 7th June, 2011, TOI, Jaipur edition Jaipur: Ahead of a proposed meeting summoned by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of five states, including Rajasthan, for reviewing actions taken on its suggestion, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on … Continue reading

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Asbestosis victims still wait for rehab

The Govt has now issued orders for medical test and reexamination of Asbestos workers at Udaipur Rajasthan, Attached is the copy of the order. No Govt Nod For Health Camp TIMES NEWS NETWORK  Jaipur: In a show of absolute apathy … Continue reading

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Kin of silicosis victims meet CM

TIMES NEWS NETWORK  Jaipur: There is fresh hope for the kin of the victims of silicosis in Jodhpur.Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday met a delegation representing the victims and assured to take necessary steps to ensure justice to them. … Continue reading