On 27th April, Spontaneous Order, our digital publication of liberal commentaries, hosted its fourth Facebook Live discussion, 'Spontaneous Dialogue' on 'The Street Vendors Act - Enabling Street Entrepreneurship'. Featuring eminent speakers such as Indira Unninayar, Advocate, Supreme Court and Delhi High Court; Vivek Kalia, Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram; and Manoj Mehra, General Secretary, National Hawkers Federation and himself a street vendor, the dialogue discussed the enduring challenges in the implementation of the Street Vendors Act 2014.. The dialogue explored what can be done to ensure better implementation and at the scope of interventions to protect and regulate vendors more effectively.
The dialogue received a reach of 3862 and was viewed by 884 people.
We have been successfully campaigning for the effective implementation of the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014, through Jeevika, our 'Law, Liberty and Livelihood' campaign. We have also published two comprehensive reports on the status of the implementation of the act across the country.
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