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Strengthening of Street Vendors Ecosystem


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05 AUG 2021 2:00PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is implementing, through States/Union Territories, “Support to Urban Street Vendors (SUSV)”, as a component of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM), a Centrally Sponsored Scheme. It aims at addressing livelihood concerns of the urban street vendors by facilitating access to suitable spaces, institutional credit, social security, etc. Out of the total funds including the state share, the States / UTs can spend upto 5% funds for related activities which inter-alia include development of vending infrastructure.

Further, Ministry has launched Prime Minister Street Vendors Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi), a Central Sector Scheme, on 1st June, 2020 with the objective to provide an affordable working capital loan up to ₹10,000/- to the Street Vendors to resume their businesses, adversely impacted due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

For socio-economic upliftment of Street Vendors, Ministry has launched ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ in 125 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), selected for saturation in the first phase on 4th January, 2021. This Programme aims to link PM SVANidhi Scheme beneficiaries and their family members to select central Government welfare Schemes namely Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, PM Suraksha Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Registration under Building and other Constructions Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act (BOCW), Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana, National

Food Security Act (NFSA) portability benefit – One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC), Janani Suraksha Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY).

        As on July 30, 2021, under ‘SVANidhi se Smariddhi’ Programme, the socio-economic profile of 5.3 lakh PM SVANidhi beneficiaries along with their family members is completed.

The details of the programme are available in public domain which can be accessed at https://pmsvanidhi.qcin.org/account/landing.

       As per provision of the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014, the Town Vending Committee shall, within such period and in such manner, as may be specified in the scheme, conduct a survey of all existing street vendors, within the area under its jurisdiction, and subsequent survey shall be carried out at least once in every five years.

 

As part of the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package, Ministry is implementing Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors’ Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme since June 01, 2020 to facilitate working capital loan of upto ₹10,000/- of 1 year tenure to Street Vendors, vending in urban areas. On timely and early repayment, they are eligible for an enhanced working capital loan upto ₹20,000/- and ₹50,000/- in the second and third tranches respectively. The Scheme provides for incentives in the form of interest subsidy @ 7% per annum on regular repayment of loan and cash-back upto₹1,200/- on undertaking prescribed number of digital transactions.

As on July 30, 2021, 43.3 lakh loan applications have been received. Out of these 25.3 lakh loans have been sanctioned and 22.8 lakh loans have been disbursed. State / Union Territory-wise number of loan applications received, sanctioned and disbursed, is at Annexure.

 

As part of the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat STATE-WISE DETAILS OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, LOAN SANCTIONED AND LOAN DISBURSED UNDER PM SVANIDHI

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

470

410

402

2

Andhra Pradesh

2,78,492

1,85,763

1,64,674

3

Arunachal Pradesh

4,873

2,461

2,058

4

Assam

38,339

17,528

15,216

5

Bihar

1,03,680

48,690

37,079

6

Chandigarh

4,229

2,748

2,477

7

Chhattisgarh

96,042

42,800

41,548

8

D&NH and DD

2,185

1,241

990

9

Delhi

63,637

38,439

32,648

10

Goa

1,419

1,080

1,044

11

Gujarat

2,17,300

1,140,78

1,04,772

12

Haryana

47,076

21,448

18,389

13

Himachal Pradesh

4,112

2,937

2,855

14

Jammu & Kashmir

16,653

13,485

12,444

15

Jharkhand

45,642

24,242

23,215

16

Karnataka

2,45,719

1,26,939

1,18,206

17

Kerala

12,165

8,354

8,205

18

Ladakh

290

254

250

19

Madhya Pradesh

4,94,532

3,43,858

3,27,435

20

Maharashtra

4,20,855

1,95,643

1,65,302

21

Manipur

16,201

8,175

6,409

22

Meghalaya

595

352

326

23

Mizoram

632

444

438

24

Nagaland

2,292

1,327

1,290

25

Odisha

59,025

33,330

28,209

26

Puducherry

1,808

1,393

1,145

27

Punjab

1,01,665

36,039

31,092

28

Rajasthan

1,48,308

66,503

54,417

29

Sikkim

4

1

1

30

Tamil Nadu

2,99,358

1,28,182

1,08,224

31

Telangana

4,55,924

3,46,193

3,17,492

32

Tripura

4,110

2,729

2,631

33

Uttar Pradesh

11,03,997

6,93,691

6,33,677

34

Uttarakhand

16,796

10,131

9,378

35

West Bengal

20,668

8,312

3,817

TOTAL

43,29,093

25,29,200

22,77,755

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Kaushal Kishore, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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