PM Pitches Another Makeover To Foodtech With Street Vendors Coming Online
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government is making efforts to provide an online delivery platform for street food vendors to help them sustain during the pandemic. Besides this, this will also put these local street vendors at the same footing as big restaurants and hotels.
The initiative will be taken under PM Street Vendors’ Aatmanirbhar Nidhi or PM SVANidhi scheme which was launched on June 1 to help poor street vendors impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic resume livelihood activities. PM Modi has assured that the scheme benefits over lakhs of people, and has provided identity cards to more than 4.5 Lakh people in Madhya Pradesh the last two months.
Modi also held an interaction with street vendors’ in Madhya Pradesh. After his interactions, Modi in a televised address said, “A scheme has been prepared to provide an online platform to street food vendors by using technology. This means, the street food vendors will be able to make online delivery like big restaurants. Efforts are being made to provide this kind of facility.”