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BMC plans to finish marking hawking pitches by year end

DNMUM425750 | 11/8/2018 | Author : Amit Srivastava | WC :258



The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to complete the process of marking out hawking pitches in the city by end of this year. So by the beginning of the next, licensed hawkers in the city will likely get a legitimate place to ply.
Hawking pitches in two zones, Zone V and Zone VII, have been finalised, while those for the remaining five zones are under process.
Vijay Balamvar, deputy municipal commissioner (election), who is in charge of the hawking pitches, said that the authorities were expecting to complete hawking pitches and get approval from zonal town vending committee (TVC) as well as the main TVC by end of this year or beginning of the next.
“We are in the process of starting hawking pitches in the New
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