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 Census Survey of Hawkers on BMC Lands by YUVA in March 1998


Title of Chapters
 
 Preface

 Executive Summary
 
 I      Introduction
                 The informal sector in third world cities-
                 Hawkers and vendors- scope of the present study

 II     Methodology
                 Preparatory work- The field survey-
                 Data processing- Preparation of Maps-
                 Preparation of Report- Limitations of the survey-
                 Encounters in the field

 III    Magnitude of activity and salient characteristics
                 Distribution of hawkers- Identity and status of hawkers Type of goods sold

 IV   Hawking as an Economic Activity
                Hawking place- Periodicity of hawking -
                Value of goods- involvement of others in activity- Economic returns from activity

 V   Problems faced by Hawkers and their reaction to BMC's Proposal of Hawking / Non Hawking Zones
                Vulnerability of Hawkers- Perception of Hawkers-
                Reaction to proposed Hawking/ Non Hawking zones-
                Financial Commitment Envisaged

VI   Profile of Hawkers
                Demographic Characteristics- Level of Education
                Migrant Status- Selected Relationships

VII  Policy Implications
                Salient features of the Activity-
                Policy Implications

 References

 Annexure I
       Interview Schedule




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