A district administration team of Capital Complex led by Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) Sangeeta Yirang along with community organizers of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) and the police on Thursday inspected several vending zones within the Capital Complex.
During inspection, the identity cards of the vendors were thoroughly checked and challans were issued to those who had not paid the garbage collection fee.
The team also evicted the illegal vendors running their business outside the vending zone especially near R K Mission Hospital and also cancelled the identity cards of those who were running their business outside these zones.
Deputy Commissioner Prince Dhawan informed that the district administration has constructed temporary vending zones for the registered vendors at various locations of Capital Complex and urged the public not to encourage mushrooming of illegal vendors.
He has also requested the illegal vendors to refrain themselves from carrying out such activities and cautioned that strict action would be taken against the defaulters as per relevant sections of law.
Itanagar is the first city in the Northeast to implement the Street Vending Policy.