Case Summary No. 4

National Street Vendor Association: Lobbying for a National Urban Street Vendor Policy in India

Published on 30 June 2019

The National Street Vendor Association (NASVI) in India is an association of Indian street vendor organisations working to protect the rights of vendors across the country through sustainable macro-level policy interventions. Engineered and promoted by NASVI, the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act was passed by the Parliament of India in 2014. NASVI now works to effectively implement the policy for the welfare of Indian street vendors.

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Cannon, M.; Thorpe, J.; Emili, S. and te Lintelo, D. (2019) 'National Street Vendor Association: Lobbying for a National Urban Street vendor Policy in India', Case Summary No. 4, Brighton: IDS

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Mariah Cannon

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Silvia Emili

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Dolf J.H. te Lintelo

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