Municipal corporation’s staff reached city markets, investigation of registration of street vendors

From Friday, the Municipal Corporation started investigating the registration of street vendors who live by putting carts on road tracks in market areas. Teams of the tax department came out in different areas from 10 am. Street was busy all day collecting the details of the vendors. From this investigation, the Municipal Corporation will record how many street vendors have been deprived of registration.

Records checked

Tax inspectors marketed around Shastri Nagar Sector 12 PVS Mall, Pilokhadi Road Shyam Nagar, Galli Number Eight Rafiq Pura, Rakshapuram, Mangalpuri, Shivlok Puri, Tarapuri Masjid Road, Budhana Gate Road, Khairnagar, Hapur Road to Medical College including Garh Road Seek registration of street vendors in other markets of the city. Checked their records. A large number of street vendors have been reported not to be registered. Additional Municipal Commissioner Shraddha Shandilya herself came out on the field to test the campaign of tax inspectors. Visited the Tejgarhi crossroads, Medical College and Shastri Nagar area. Teams of tax inspectors were not found in some market areas. On which the location was checked on the phone from the spot. The Assessing Officer of the three zones also stood on the field.

Target is 65000

The government has given the target of registration of 65000 street vendors to Meerut. These street vendors have to fill the application forms as per their wish to get loans up to Rs 10,000 from banks under the PM Swanidhi scheme. The municipal corporation has so far completed only 1500 forms.

Made aware to register

The team of tax inspectors made street vendors aware to register with the municipal corporation. The process of applying on the online website was also explained. Under the PM Swanidhi scheme, forms of street vendors were also filled.