Charting a digital trajectory for street vendors in India
During the pandemic, there was a large scale demand and adaptation by citizens to use contact less QR code digital transactions. Hawkers have been quick to respond to such changes and availability of QR code are driving digital money in the traditionally informal sector.
Bad debt fear keeps private banks away from street vendor loans
Last week, a branch manager of a leading state-run bank in Madhya Pradesh wro...
Swiggy expands Street Food Vendors programme to 125 cities
The food ordering app will list over 36,000 street food vendors across cities incl...
SVANidhi scheme: PM Modi interacts with street vendors from UP
Lucknow: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed the efficacy of the PM SVANidhi Yojana saying "nobody would have imagined a welfare ...
Earlier blamed for scams, the poor now being offered loans by government: Modi
Addressing beneficiaries of the PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme in Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing, he said those involved in scams had blamed the poor for their wrongdoings.
Street vendors, small traders need special assistance package, not loans: Priyanka
Tweeting just ahead of the prime minister's interaction with the street vendors from UP, Priyanka Gandhi said throughout the lockdown, street vendors and small shopkeepers, were hit hard.
PM Modi to interact with beneficiaries of PM SVANidhi scheme for street vendors
PM Street Vendor's Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) scheme was launched on June 1 to help street vendors resume their livelihood activities. Till date, a total of more than 24 lakh applications have been received under the scheme, out of which, more than 12 lakh have been sanctioned and about 5.35 lakh loans disbursed.
Indian Bank inks MoU with Ministry, SIDBI for street vendors
Indian Bank MD and CEO Padmaja Chunduru said it is a privilege for the bank to associate with the scheme which is the flagship scheme of the government in line with Atmanirbhar Bharat.
You could soon order your favourite street food online through Swiggy
To begin with, a pilot will be carried out involving 250 vendors across five cities — Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Indore and Varanasi — and this coverage will be expanded subsequently to other cities.
Efforts on for big restaurant-type online delivery platform for street vendors: PM Narendra Modi
"A scheme has been prepared to provide an online platform to street food vendors by using technology. This means, the street food vendors will be able to make online delivery like big restaurants. Efforts are being made to provide this kind of facility," Modi said.
Street vendors likely to get their own food delivery platform: PM Modi
Bhopal: PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efforts are being made to provide an online delivery platform to street food vendors on the lines...
PM Narendra Modi reviews the implementation of micro credit scheme for street vendors
The PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) aims at facilitating a collateral free working capital loan of up to Rs 10,000 of one-year tenure, to help street vendors resume their businesses post lockdown. The review meet was informed that over 2.6 lakh applications have been received, over 64,000 have been sanctioned and over 5,500 have been disbursed.
Rajnath Singh-led GoM set to draw schemes for street vendors’ financial security
The 12-member GoM is learnt to be considering an integrated value chain system to ensure minimum income for street vendors, protect them from local agencies’ harassment and provide them hygienic food from a centralised kitchen. The move is aimed at drawing in street vendors into an ‘organised’ sector mechanism and preparing them for a food scenario hit by Covid-19.
No intention to allow street vendors to resume business: Maharashtra government
Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni told a division bench of Justices A A Sayed and M S Karnik that the state government does not have a policy for street vendors and it is also not contemplating framing any as of now.