By Neha Sharma, Bhopal : The State Government has published notification of ‘Madhya Pradesh Path Par Vikray Karne Walon Ki Jeevika Ka Sanrakshan Aur Vikray Ka Viniyaman Adhiniyan-2011 (Protection of Livelihood of Street Vendors in Madhya Pradesh and Sale Regulation Act-2011) in Madhya Pradesh Gazette (Extraordinary) on January 4, 2012.
The objective of the Act is to protect interests of street vendors selling various goods, articles of daily use, earthen pots and other material on the roads in the urban areas. The Act covers various categories of street vendors. Urban bodies will make places available in identified area under their respective jurisdictions for carrying out their business to street vendors after their registration.
A City Sales Committee will also be constituted in every urban body for implementation on the Act’s provisions.