Nagaland to Protect Livelihood of Street Vendors

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The Government of Nagaland is set to implement the Nagaland Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) scheme and Rules 2019 with effect from July.

S Takatuba Aier, Mission Director for State Urban Development Agency informed about the implementation of Nagaland Street Vendors Act.

Aier distributed 10 giant umbrellas among women street vendors on the occasion.

Aier further stated that the state government has enacted the Nagaland Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Scheme and Rules and that was published in the gazette on April 15.

He also said that both the scheme and rules would be fully implemented across all the municipal and town councils of the state from July 2019.

Aier reiterated that the respective municipal and town councils shall constitute respective Town Vending Committee (TVC) once the scheme and rule comes into force. The TVC shall be constituted for allocation of proper space for the street vendors and also provide other facilities, besides looking into their security and welfare.

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