The Field: Profile of the Cities
A brief background of the cities has been discussed including the demographic profile, sociocultural and economic features as well as government responses towards the problems of the street vendors in each of these cities. The government’s initiatives on financial accessibility of street vendors have been mainly highlighted in this chapter, and the information has been presented here based on various secondary reports and expert interviews with different government officials, namely, civic authorities such as CEOs and Mayors of municipal corporations; trade union members; and others.
KeywordsUrban Poor Government Response Identity Card Street Vendor Janani Suraksha Yojana
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