Indore: MP Shankar Lalwani inspects ongoing survey of street vendors

Indore: Member of Parliament Shankar Lalwani inspected the survey and registration work of IMC for creating a database of street vendors and unorganised workers in the city. The IMC had started the on June 8, and it will continue for the next 17 days. The registration work is being done under the central government's Urban Street Vendors Welfare Scheme.

IMC commissioner Pratibha Pal said that IMC is maintaining their records zone wise and also registering and updating the data of street vendors.

In the review visit at IMC zone-15 office, MP Lalwani learnt about the documents required for registration of the vendors and the number of registrations done so far.

Looking at the crowd, Lalwani directed the officials to set up two more counters so that the registration work could be done smoothly. He also asked the IMC officers to appoint volunteers who would help the vendors in filling up the forms. There are around 68,000 street vendors.

Commissioner Pal said that under the scheme the street vendors will be provided with a loan of Rs 10,000. IMC is doing surveys of street vendors and other unorganised workers.

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