Mr. Arbind Singh – National Coordinator, NASVI Mr. Arbind Singh is a social entrepreneur and activist working with informal workers in India. In this talk Mr Arbind Singh throws light on the challenges faced by street vendors in India and how, by providing them with a level playing field, can their potential be developed and […]
The national association of street vendors of India has shown severe discontent and disappointment, towards the new Model scheme formulated by the Government of Delhi, pertaining to the regulation and protection of the street vendors spread out throughout the city. This Bill has several provisions to protect livelihood, social security and human rights of more […]
PRESS RELEASE Street Vendors leaders decries deteriorating situation on the ground Many Markets evicted after formation of New Government Challans and confiscation of Goods have become NORM New Delhi 12 March: Calling the Municipal Bodies as shameless, Street Vendor leaders from all the Municipal Bodies today expressed grave concern about […]
Punjab To discuss the issues of the street vendors, Ludhiana Rehri Fadi Federation in collaboration with NASVI organized a state conference in Ludhiana on 4th November, 2014. The state conference was attended by the Mayor and Commissioner of Ludhiana along with 1000 vendors with their leaders from 10 districts of Punjab- Ludhiana, Sangrur, Amritsar, Barnala, […]
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 […]
Since its inception, NASVI has built strong organizations of street vendors across Indian cities. NASVI faced wide range of changes in political economy and policy environment in enabling the street vendors their rights and entitlements. Large scale coming together of membership organizations of the poor enabled NASVI to trigger the process of organizing and simultaneously […]
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 […]
Annual General Meeting, NASVI 26TH August, 2014 National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) held its Annual General Meeting on 26th August, 2014 at Shri Ram Centre, Mandi House, Delhi. The meeting was attended by around 500 vendors’ leaders from across the country along with the NASVI Executive Committee members. The meeting began […]
Volunteers of the National Association of Street Vendors of India, which was appointed by the Support Program for Urban Reforms (SPUR) in Bihar, and Bihar Urban Development Department has started the survey of street vendors and hawkers in all 42 Towns of Bihar. The decision was taken following a directive by the Housing and Urban […]
The entire country is facing severe threats of the 2nd wave of pandemic COVID-19. We need drastic and timely measures that are commensurate with the scale of the crisis to survive the current Coronavirus. These measures must protect our people, in particular the most vulnerable – including the elderly, the sick and the poor.
Economic and social challenges and drastic consequences of the 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic on the informal sector workers such as Safai Sathis, waste picker workers, domestic workers, daily wage workers, construction workers, street vendors, auto rickshaw workers, home based workers etc have much more adverse effect.
You will be aware that NASVI started as a campaign secretariat from Nidan Office, Patna. Glad to inform you that Nidan is completing 25 years of working with the unorganized workers, women and children. We will be launching programs and other events throughout the year, starting with a webinar on the occasion of Foundation Day […]
Nasvi is organising a webinar on “Social Media : Get your voice heard” on 31st July 2021 at 12.00-02.00PM. This will be hosted using Zoom and will be broadcasted live on http://facebook.com/nasviindia. Join webinar using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86866125905
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 […]