Meeting of National Association of Street Vendors highlights their contribution to economy

The 16th meeting of National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) was held with with the theme, ‘From Encroachers to Self-Employed’. ┬áHardeep S Puri, the Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, addressed the meeting highlighting that that the street vendors have been an essential part of the economic growth story of India. He said […]

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Over 12 lakh applications sanctioned, 5.35 lakh loans disbursed under PM SVANidhi Scheme

PM SVANidhi, a special micro-credit facility for street vendors, has received more than 25 lakh applications out of which over 12 lakh have been sanctioned loans and 5.35 lakh applicants have already received loans. In Uttar Pradesh itself, over 3.27 lakh loans have been sanctioned out of which 1.87 lakh loans have been disbursed. Stamp […]

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