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Shinto Livelihood
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Shinto Livelihood

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  • 1. A STUDY ON LIVELIHOOD ISSUES OF STREET VENDORS IN URBAN SETTINGS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KOCHI
  • 2. OBJECTIVES
    • To understand the problems faced by the street vendors
    • To identify and suggest measures that could reduce livelihood issues.
  • 3. STATEMENT
    • The total number of street vendors in the country is estimated at around 1 crore.
    • Mumbai has around 250,000, Delhi has approximately 200,000. Calcutta has more than 150,000 street vendors
    • Street vendors constitute 2% of the population of a metropolitan area.
    • Many of them have chronic illness.
  • 4. FINDINGS
    • Sixty seven percent vendors have been evicted from their respective places
    • 43.3%of the vendors have been arrested for vending and were forced to pay fine.
    • 56.7% of the members have bribed the civic authorities to continue their vending.
  • 5. FINDINGS
    • Sixty percent vendors are living in rented house.
    • 40% of the vendors have own house.
    • Even though the 39.7& of the vendors work more than ten hours only 38% of them get above Rs 250/- per day.
  • 6. What now?
    • The attitude of the authorities has to be humane.
    • Nothing has been done by the authorities in order to improve their livelihood.
    • Health Insurance
    • Town Vending Committee must be constituted by the Corporation

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