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Tag: Street Vendors

Centre Sanctions Rs 8.2 Crore Loan For Odisha Street Vendors Under PM-SVANidhi

Bhubaneswar: The Narendra Modi-led Central government has sanctioned Rs 8.2 crore as collateral-free loans to street vendors in Odisha under Prime Minister Street Vendor’s Amta Nirbhar Nidhi Scheme (PM SVANidhi), informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. He said so far Rs 0.81 crore has been disbursed by the Centre for the State. Taking to Twitter, Pradhan […]

BJP Alleges Irregularities In Street Vendor Beneficiaries Selection
BJP Alleges Irregularities In Identification Of Street Vendors For COVID19 Assistance

Bhubaneswar: At a time when many are struggling to make ends meet due to COVID-19 lockdowns, what has come as a concern is the allegation of the BJP that there have been large-scale irregularities in the identification of street vendors in the State. Speaking to media, BJP spokesperson, Dilip Mohanty said, “Street vendors are the […]

COVID19 Lockdown: Govt To Lift 'Restrictions' On 15 Industries, Street Vendors

New Delhi: The government has decided to get the country going once again by allowing 15 various industries to commence operations and also allowing trucks, repair services, and street vendors to start work as the exit strategy from the COVID-19 lockdown starts to take shape. A number of large and small scale sectors have been […]

Nestle To Train Street Vendors To Prepare Food In Hygienic Manner

Guwahati: FMCG major Nestle India has launched a programme to train 1,000 street vendors to prepare food in a hygienic manner across Assam in the coming months. For this CSR initiative ‘Serve Safe Food’ in Assam, the company has tied up with the Department of Health and Family Welfare of the state government and National […]

Traffic congestion near Cuttack SCB hospital puts patients at risk

Cuttack: The crowded streets near SCB Medical College and Hospital are turning out to be a major obstacle for smooth flow of traffic especially ambulances, thanks to encroachers, street vendors and illegal parking. While the situation is getting worse by the day, locals have alleged that administration and Traffic Police are taking no steps to […]

Hit and run: 2 from WB run over by speeding car, killed

Bhadrak: In a tragic incident, two pedestrians were killed after being hit by a speeding car on NH-5 of the district here on Saturday. According to sources, the incident occurred in the morning when the two street vendors, reportedly residents of West Bengal, were moving along the NH-5 near Chapolia Chhak, when suddenly a speeding […]