“Under the providence of NULM (National Urban Livelihood Mission), the Mysuru City Corporation is planning to provide space for street vendors at 25 different places in the city,” said Mayor B L Bhyrappa.
The Mayor was addressing the media after the city trade council meeting. Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA), city corporation and district administration have jointly identified 25 places in the city where street vendors can carry out their business. “The vendors will have to pay a daily charge, which will be decided shortly,” he said.
There are almost 6,000 street vendors in the city. Around 4,800 vendors sell fruits and vegetables and the remaining 1,200 vendors sell food related items. Identification cards will be distributed to each vendor and then permission to open stalls will be sanctioned.
“As per the orders from the central government and Supreme Court, an association will be formed for the welfare of street vendors. Cleanliness and basic necessities for street vendors is our top priority,” he said.
25 places selected for Street vending are:
Aravindnagara market, JP Nagar 1st cross, Ambedkar road, Ramkrishnanagar Vivekananda circle, near Kanaka travels, Vanivilas water works, N R Mohalla P and T housing quarters, NR Mohalla Police quarters, Devanoor road bus station, Tibbadevi circle, MUDA vegetable market, Saraswathipuram swimming pool, Yadavagiri Manjunathapura industrial area, Gokulam 3rd stage, near Mysuru One, Bogadi road, Ayush office, Saraswathipuram Lobo’s bar, District prison, CPC Polytechnic College, Rajivnagar Gupta Stores, Bannimantap cool corner, NR Mohalla Abdul Rehman road, Navjeevan road, Lidkar coony, MUDA premises, Yaraganahalli layout, Terassian college circle, Dr Rajkuumar road, triveni road, Naidunagar bus stand and Naidunagar Muda premises.