Get street food delivered at your home now! After Swiggy, government signs agreement with Zomato to provide online market to vendors



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PM SVANIDHI Scheme: The government has taken a big initiative to help roadside street food vendors. The government has decided to provide them market by linking them with online platforms. Under PM SVANIDHI Scheme, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has tied up with Indian restaurant aggregator and food delivery start-up Zomato to provide roadside vendors an online market.

Food aggregator Zomato has agreed to work with the government to provide better market for street food vendors. It is to be known that the government has already signed an MoU in this regard with Swiggy.  

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The move will benefit 300 food vendors of six cities.  

To start with, 300 food vendors in six cities will be given training by Zomato. Bhopal, Nagpur, Patna, Vadodara, Nagpur and Ludhiana have been identified as the city where this initiative will be

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Soon Get Street Food Delivered To Your Home As Govt Signs MoU With Zomato To Onboard Street Vendors Under PM SVANidhi

Aiming at providing online access to thousands of street food vendors and consumers, the government has joined hands with Zomato, one of the largest online platforms for ordering and delivery of food in India, to onboard street food vendors on its food-tech platform as part of Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNibhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) scheme.

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has signed the MoU with Zomato and the initiative is expected to help these vendors grow their businesses.

The MoU with Zomato was exchanged between the Ministry Joint Secretary Sanjay Kumar and Mohit Sardana, Chief Operating Officer, Zomato, in the presence of MoHUA Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra and officials from both sides.

State Mission Directors of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Punjab and Municipal Commissioners of Bhopal, Ludhiana, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Vadodara also participated in the ceremony through video

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Beyond Meat signs deal to open production facility near Shanghai

(Reuters) – Beyond Meat Inc <BYND.O> said on Tuesday it had signed a deal to open a production facility near the business hub of Shanghai, as the plant-based meat products maker ramps up its focus on the rapidly growing Chinese market.

Beyond Meat (Jiaxing) Food, a unit of the company, signed a pact with Jiaxing Economic and Technological Development Zone to design and develop manufacturing facilities in the region, it said.

Trial production is expected to begin within months and reach full output in early 2021, the company said, as it looks to expand into Asia, where alternative meat products are yet to experience the popularity boom seen in the United States and parts of Europe.

“Beyond Meat Inc will be the first multinational company focused solely on plant-based meat production to bring its own major production facility into China,” the company said in its statement.

The move comes

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