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  • Self-propelled vehicle can replace manual railway track scavenging

    New Delhi: A self-propelled railway track scavenging vehicle may soon replace manual scavenging and cleaning that is still practiced to remove human waste lying on railway tracks. Despite the ban on manual scavenging since 1993 in the country, men and women are seen removing excreta on the tracks with brooms and metal plates. Once the garbage is picked up from…

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