Twenty-eight years after the SC came up with comprehensive guidelines, how do you intend to speed up the process of organising street vendors through this act?We have made it mandatory for local self-government bodies to formulate and submit their plans to the Union government soon after the act is passed. During this interim period, no hawker will be fined. This will ensure that local bodies concerned speed up the entire planning process and make provisions for hawkers in the city.
What are the other provisions being planned? According to the provisions of the National Urban Livelihood Mission, we are planning to provide low-interest loans, health benefits and security to street vendors. The act will make it mandatory to accommodate them in the planning process of every city.