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Day6: Parliament #MonsoonSession2020 Updates

#RajyaSabha has assembled

On agenda:
-#IBC (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020
-#Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020
-#Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020 Image
Important issues raised during Zero Hour:

-Escalation of India's issues to #International media to create pressure & prevent Cross #Border #Terrorism
-Increase in #Reservation to #OBC in #JammuAndKashmir
-Reopen All Indian #Handicraft, #Handloom & Powerloom Boards for Artisans
Other issues:

-Raise in #MNREGA wage
-Appropriate #digital infrastructure to enable access to #Online classes to all
-Relaxation in age limit for Central Govt #Jobs for #EWS students
-Declining representation from all sections of society in #SupremeCourt
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Attn: all women led scheme workers in India, #Asha #Anganwadi and #Midday meal workers are on a 2 day nationwide strike.

In Bihar, the scheme workers are on a 3 day strike between 6th-8th Aug.

Follow us as we get more updates, demands, photos and audios. Image
In Haryana #Asha workers are demanding:

1. 4000 as Covid pay
2. Declaration and status as health workers and permanent staff
3. Govt empanelled hospital facilities for treatment of Asha workers Image
From #Asha workers protest in Haryana.
Pic courtesy: Asha workers Union, Haryana

Image decrpition: ASHA worker holding a placard that reads ' its not for fun we strike. We strike because it is necessary" Image
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Women led scheme workers, like #Anganwadi workers, in india are an exploited workforce w/o minimum pay.

#Thread on their meagre pay.

Central Gov pays a fixed amount per month.
AWW- Rs 4,500 
AW helpers- 1500-2250 +POSHAN incentive of Rs 250
#frontlineworkers #femaleworkforce
States pay additional incentives to #Anganwadi workers which vary. Some of the highest paying states are:
Haryana- 7250-8429
Goa- 3062-11937
Delhi-6678
TN- 6750
Telangana- 6000
Karnataka-5000 

#frontlineworkforce #femaleworkforce
Lowest paying states to #Anganwadi workers:

Manipur-  100
Bihar- Rs 750
J&K-600
Odisha,UP- 1000
Andhra Pradesh-1200
Rajasthan- 1736

#frontlineworkforce #femaleworkforce
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What is to be done about #COVID-19 in #India? "Can we be detached enough to see it as a spectacularly revelatory moment in history? A junction from where we decide which way to go. A moment to pursue debates on #Inequality & #Health Justice."@PSainath_org ruralindiaonline.org/articles/what-… ImageImage
"What to do,#ASHAs survive only on hope,"sighs Uma Patil.Village healthworkers who hold up the nation's primary healthcare system are paid tiny amts,get no benefits & struggle with shortages of supplies & long hrs. Regularise them.Give them protective gear.bit.ly/33Qvf7n ImageImage
The #health & lives of India’s #children, like 5.y.o Kynja are also in the hands of #anganwadi & #MidDayMeal workers. They are already on the frontlines of the battle – they too must be made full #employees, provided proper #wages, given protective gear. bit.ly/2WP2beQ ImageImageImage
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“Pvt school #teachers think that all we do is cook & clean. I don’t have experience in teaching according to them,” says Rajeshwari, an anganwadi worker in #Bengaluru. 70% of India's SC &ST families depend on the relentless labour of such women running these govt #kindegartens. ImageImage
India’s has 158.7 million children < 6 yrs & multiple policies assure them all a pre-school education, a nutritious meal . This is coupled with pre & post natal check-ups for mothers, vaccinations & various other services. #Anganwadi workers like Rajeshwari run all this. ImageImage
Hiwever, these footsoldiers of the nation's #literacy who educate millions of India’s #children & juggle multiple tasks are paid v low salaries,which are often delayed for months. ruralindiaonline.org/articles/foot-… #InternationalLiteracyDay ImageImage
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