NYC lifts cap on number of street food vendors

On Thursday, the New York City Council passed a bill that will allow more food vendors to serve hungry New Yorkers on streets across the city.

The new legislation calls for 4,000 full-time mobile vendor permits for street food sellers, to be phased in over a decade with 400 each year starting next year.

Supporters say the measure will help certified food vendors working without legal permits.

“Despite the fact that they have a food vendor license, they did the health department training, they know how to protect and serve foods, they pay their taxes like any other business but they are considered illegal vendors,” said Mohamed Attia, Director of the Street Vendor Project.

However, opponents say that more vendors inflates

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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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MOHUA Joins Hands with Zomato to Take Street Food Vendors Online Under PM | India Education,Education News India,Education News

New Delhi:As a part of Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNibhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme, MoHUA entered into MoU 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. This will give street food vendors online access to thousands of consumers and help these vendors grow their businesses. Further, MoHUA launched the Mobile Application for PMSVANidhi se Samriddhi- Socio-economic profiling of PM SVANidhi beneficiaries and their families to link them to various Central Government Schemes

The MoU with Zomato was exchanged between Shri Sanjay Kumar, Joint Secretary, MoHUA and Shri Mohit Sardana, Chief Operating Officer, Zomato, in the presence of Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, MoHUA, and officials of Zomato and Ministry. State Mission Directors of DAY-NULM from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Punjab and Municipal Commissioners of Bhopal, Ludhiana, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Vadodra

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PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi: Centre, Zomato pact on home delivery of street food

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has joined hands with Zomato for home delivery of street food in six cities. As a part of Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNibhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme, the MoHUA entered into an agreement (MoU) with Zomato, to bring street food vendors on its food-tech platform. As per the MoHUA, this will give street food vendors online access to thousands of consumers and help these vendors grow their businesses.

In a statement, MoHUA said that initially MoHUA and Zomato will run a pilot program by on-boarding 300 vendors across six cities namely – Bhopal, Ludhiana, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Vadodara.

 “The street vendors will be helped with PAN and fssai registration, training on technology/ partner app usage, menu digitization and pricing, hygiene and packaging best practices. Upon the successful completion of the pilot, MoHUA and Zomato plan to expand this initiative across the country in … Read More