Via TheHindu Street vendors in the Capital have finally got clarity on the rules guiding them, with the Delhi government notifying the amended Rules and Schemes to the Street Vendors’ (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014. The new Act has given teeth to the nearly defunct “Town Vending Committees TVC)”, which […]
NEW DELHI: Two months after chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the newly notified policy for rehabilitation of street vendors will be withdrawn and revised, the AAP government is yet to do so. Meanwhile, vendors say this has led to harassment by Delhi Police and corporation officials. Vendors want the government to withdraw the notification and start […]
NASVI delegation meets the Chief Minister of Delhi NASVI raises the issues of street vendors’ rights abuse with Chief Minister of Delhi A delegation of street vendor’s leaders led by Mr. Arbind Singh, National Coordinator – NASVI met Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of NCT. Of Delhi. A range of issues were discussed during the […]
A year has passed since the commencement of The Street Vending Act 2014. The Act was hailed as a progressive legislation creating a model for citizen participation within the electoral system. The first of its kind in the world, the law incorporates various experiences of implementation of the 2004 National Policy for Urban Street Vendors. […]
A so-called ‘Model Scheme’ for Street Vendors’( Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, has been submitted by the All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG) which has been circulated to the states. Though the Central Govt says that they are in the process of preparation of a ‘Model Scheme’ and this […]
Small traders under the banner of Pheri Patri Thela Vyavsayi Samiti held a workshop at Nagar nigam Auditorium, Varanasi on 12th November to discuss the provisions of Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014. Under the chairmanship of samiti president Rajendra Singh, the association demanded implementation of instructions given by […]
Following Bihar and Odhisa, the state of Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh has also promoted their moves in the implementation of the Central Law for Street Vendors by drafting the schemes under Section 38 of the Act. The schemes formulated have been forwarded to the government to get it executed at the earliest for effective implementation […]
PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STREET VENDORS (PROTECTION OF LIVELIHOOD AND REGULATION OF STREET VENDING) ACT, 2014 On 1st May 2014 through gazette notification the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act 2014 came into force. In Ludhiana (Punjab), the Town Vending Committee (TVC) has been constituted. Also the […]
NASVI is a livelihood advocacy organization that works with more than 10,000,00 street vendors through street vendor organizations and leaders. NASVI and Chef Ranveer Brar together have crafted a countrywide digital training movement targeted at local and hyperlocal street food vendors.
We are committed to preparing them for a post-COVID world, where we can help reinstate them back into business as soon as possible.
Anu, Archu and Kavita at work. Credits: Priyanka Gulati Anu, Archu, and Kavita are three sandwich sellers who set up a small stall together outside a corporate office. They have been cooking and selling sandwiches there for 7 years! Until the pandemic swooped in, and their business came to a standstill for almost 7 months. […]
Welcome to the two-day meeting of the Executive Committee of NASVI. Since the transition period of the Covid-19 epidemic, the whole country is trying to get out. This time has been a difficult time for everyone, although the situation is getting normal the crisis is still not postponed, so much care is still needed. But, […]
The exit from Streetnet of certain member organizations, and the negative impulses that comefrom other affiliated organizations regarding the way of governing in Streetnet, has led NASVI (INDIA), UPTA(SPAIN) and SIVARA (ARGENTINA) to constitute a new organization representingself-employed workers, inside and outside the informal economy. This new organization, called Self Workers Global, has statutes of […]