Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri has launched a mobile application for Urban Local Bodies (ULB) functionaries. This app will offer user friendly digital interface for the ULB functionaries to source loan applications of street vendors under the Prime Minister Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme.
During the launch event, the minister also urged the Ministers of Urban Development including other senior officials to conduct meetings with key stakeholders for the successful implementation of PM SVANidhi. They were also asked to ensure the protection of livelihood of street vendors. He also encouraged the states to link other schemes for economic upliftment of vendors and urged the state to set up forum chaired by District Collector to help beneficiary raise their grievances in a conducive environment.