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 with the inauguration speech by National Coordinator of NASVI, Mr. Arbind Singh. He welcomed all the participants in the Annual General Meeting of NASVI. He said that NASVI members should interact to each other from time to time to discuss their problems and issues and the AGM is a good platform for the same.
Ms. Manali Shah, President, NASVI highlighted the importance of the AGM saying that since the central law for street vendors is in the peak process of implementation this AGM provides a platform for all to discuss the issues and challenges in the process of implementation of the law as well as to develop strategies to secure its effective implementation. She stressed in putting double efforts in the implementation of the law. Ms. Shah also requested the participants to give their suggestions for the amendments of the NASVI bye- laws. She reads out the agenda of the day to all.
NASVI Coordinator Mr. Arbind Singh presented the coordinator report on the activities of NASVI since April, 2014 to August, 2014 and highlighted the momentous achievements of NASVI during the time period.
Vendors’ leaders from various states also shared the stage putting forth the experiences in their respective states in the execution of the law and progress done so far. The speakers stressed in getting more organized and strengthening their existing organizations. They also emphasized in more awareness and capacity building among the vendors to fight for their rights.
The audit report and membership details were presented by Mr. Kamalesh Kumar Upadhaya and Mr. Ipsith Ganesh respectively.
Also the amendments which were proposed in the last General Body Meeting were placed in the meeting. Mr. Arbind Singh read out the provisions of the bye laws to be amended. The proposed amendments were accepted by the general body of NASVI and the same was declared to be passed.