Garbage Drive

IMPHAL, Apr 21: In view of the choked drainage system of Imphal city and surrounding areas which often leads to inundation of roads and streets when there is a drizzle even for a few hours, Zero Garbage Campaign taken up by the Imphal Municipal Council in its 27 wards would now encompass drainage systems. For clearing drainage systems, the IMC would sanction Rs 3 lakhs for each ward. Notably, the Zero...

Street Vendors Set To Get Plot

Imphal Municipal Council officials verifying licenses of street vendors ahead of plot allotment at the Temporary Market Shed. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 3: Putting be-hind their long years of hardship confronting inclement weather to earn daily livelihood, women street vendors in different parts of Khwairamband Bazar and its surrounding areas would be shifted to the Temporary Market sheds...

Street Vendors Mount Pressure For Plot

A woman vendor selling flowers at Khwairamband Keithel, Imphal. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 8:  While welcoming the welfare measures for street vendors being initiated by the State authorities, Roadside Vendors’ Welfare Association and Khwairamband Keithel Street Vendors Co-ordinating Committee have exerted pressure on the Government for allotting suitable plot to the street...

Stage Set For Open Market

IMPHAL, Jan 7: Paving way for construction of an open market, demolition of around 22 sheds on the northern side of the temporary market which were constructed around 6 years back have been started since yesterday. Demolition of another 45 shops selling Ngaris is in the offing. Temporary market sheds have been constructed in 2005 to accommodate the women vendors from the earlier three market sheds...