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  Home >> Hawkers >> A Census Survey of Hawkers on BMC Lands- January 1998

 
 
 A Census Survey of Hawkers on BMC Lands- Draft Report

Title of Chapter    Pages
 
Introduction
The informal sector in third world cities- Hawkers and Vendors-
Scope the present study
1 - 9
 
Methodology 
Preparatory work-The field survey- Data processing
Preparation of maps- Preparation of report- Limitations of the survey
 10 - 14
 
Magnitude of Activity and Salient Characteristics-
Distribution of hawkers- Identity and status of hawkers- Type of goods sold
15 - 43
 
Hawking as an economic activity-
Hawking Place- Periodicity of hawking- Value of Goods- 
Involvement of others in activity- Economic returns from activity
 44 - 70
 
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
 71 - 92
 
Profile of hawkers-
Demographic characteristics- Level of Education- Migrant status- Selected relationships
 93 - 101
 
Conclusions   102 - 103
 
Executive Summary  i - viii

  




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