National Association of Street Vendors of India – NASVI

NASVI delegation meets the Chief Minister of Delhi

NASVI delegation meets the Chief Minister of Delhi. NASVI raises the issues of street vendors’ rights abuse with Chief Minister of Delhi

A delegation of street vendor’s leaders led by Mr. Arbind Singh, National Coordinator – NASVI met Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of NCT. Of Delhi.

A range of issues were discussed during the meeting. Hon’ble CM was requested to revisit the Street Vendors (protection of Livelihood and Regulation of vending) rules, 2014 to make sure that the eviction, harassment and force relocation must be stopped in Delhi, till schemes get notified and law get implemented.
“Mr. Arbind Singh during the meeting with Hon’ble CM said that street vendors are being dislocated forcibly. He said many Street Vendors of Delhi have been running their business for several years from the same location and they should be allowed to operate and vend till exercise of their registration and creating of vending zone is finalized.......Read More......

Delhi Government Scheme! NASVI Disappointed!

The national association of street vendors of India has shown severe discontent and disappointment, towards the new Model scheme formulated by the Government of Delhi, pertaining to the regulation and protection of the street vendors spread out throughout the city.

This Bill has several provisions to protect livelihood, social security and human rights of more than ten million urban street vendors who had been facing several barriers and onslaughts of the municipal bodies and the police across cities and towns of India. If this Model Scheme is being implemented, these vendors will be hugely disappointed and feel let down by the government........READ MORE.....

Workshop on Social Protection for All

Workshop on Social Protection for All: Building the Floor for Unorganized Workers
National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) with support from International Labour Organization (ILO) has initiated a process of bringing together organizations of unorganized workers and civil society of Odisha for exchange of information and promotion of social protection for all.
On September 4, 2015 we had organized a meeting of stakeholders, administrators policy makers and academicians to discuss about the current situation, reaching the existing schemes in all over Odisha. The Meeting was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister of Labour Government of Odisha Shri. Prafulla Malik......READ MORE......

Rath Campaign in Odisha on Social Protection for All

A Rath campaign is being undertaken across the state to create awareness among the citizens across different districts about the different social security schemes by distributing the brochures, playing audio tape in local language.

Continuation to the agenda, the Rath Campaign was flagged off on September 18, 2015 from Sundergarh with the help of local organizations and large number of workers to create awareness about the Social Security schemes and to reach the unreached people across Odisha state......READ MORE.......


IN Hyderabad on 27th, 28th November, 2015

Dear NASVI Members,  

On behalf of NASVI Executive Committee, we are happy to announce that this year the National Conference & Annual General Meeting (AGM) of NASVI will take place on 27th, 28th November, 2015 in Hyderabad.
Several Union Ministers as well as State Urban Development Ministers are being approached to join the convention.
We will publish Agenda of National Conference & AGM and share the details of Venue in coming days.

CII invited NASVI to share NASVI efforts on Food safety

CII invited NASVI to share NASVI efforts on Food safety to 15 Delegates from Nepal visiting India to understand food safety issues. All the 15 members led by Senior consultant of CII, Mr.Deepak Mathur visited IHM, Pusa Road where they interacted with 30 street food vendors getting training on SKILL Certification, a joint program of NASVI and Ministry Of Tourism.

A quick interaction with the IHM team was also held in the conference hall of IHM, Pusa road. Basic questions on how the issue of hygiene is integrated in the curriculum and how street food vendors take the issue of hygiene? What are the methods of monitoring? Their queries were answered by Sangeeta singh, Head, Street Food programs.

Next day Arbind singh, National coordinator, NASVI was invited to CII office to brief further the effor NASVI is putting to transform the street food vendor's hygiene and food safety issues.

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