street vendors

Cuttack Municipal Corporation plan for street vendors a non-starter

The plan of Cuttack Municipal Corporation for rehabilitation of street vendors has failed to take off due to lackadaisical attitude of the civic body authorities. 

published on : 15th July 2019

Illegal street vendors take over Kochi Marine Drive  

Though the Marine Drive in Kochi is a prohibited area for street vendors, several sections of the walkway are illegally occupied by the vendors hindering the free movement of people on the walkway.

published on : 5th July 2019

Trivandrum to intensify drive against street vendors squatting on footpaths 

Vendors who have encroached footpaths in the past four months will be evicted, says city mayor V K Prasanth.

published on : 2nd July 2019

The hazardous life of Hyderabad's street vendors

A majority of street vendors are exposing themselves to serious hazard conditions while most of them do not have a health or life insurance coverage. 

published on : 5th February 2019

Karnataka: Street Vendors Act to be set into motion soon

While the draft rules for the same were introduced in Karnataka in 2014, it wasn’t until 2016 that the rules were finalised.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Vendors of NSC Bose road play cat and mouse game with Chennai Corporation officials

It has become a routine on NSC Bose road that twice or thrice everyday, corporation authorities chase off fruit vendors, leaving them to pack up their crates and make a run for it.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Karnataka: Interest-free loan scheme for vendors launched

Under the scheme, nine banks and cooperative societies will give loans ranging from Rs 2,000 to Rs 10,000 without any interest.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Bengaluru's KR Puram to get ‘mall-like’ market soon

Vendors won't have to sit on the roads anymore. The road won’t get crowded or be blocked either,” he added.

published on : 17th November 2018

Kochi's street vendors: An uncertain existence

Hundreds of street vendors in Kochi fear eviction as the Corporation delays issuance of permit cards.

published on : 15th October 2018