The North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday approved 30 applicants to operate e-carts for selling packaged and pre-cooked food in 10 wards under Sadar Paharganj (city) area.
Qualified as a pilot project, a total of 120 applications have been received through December 31, 2021. Through this project, the civic body aims to discourage the sale of food by unlicensed food vendors and create opportunities for job.
“All the candidates were asked to present the design of the e-cart to the committee made up of seven members. The committee, after reviewing the completeness of the documents and the adequacy of the design, approved the applications of 30 candidates,” the civic body’s press release said, adding that award letters were sent to the candidates. sellers on April 1.
E-cart vendors will only be allowed to operate in commercial areas from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., while the responsibility for waste collection will rest with the vendor. “These e-carts are expected to enter service within the next 15 to 20 days,” the press release said.
Outlining the process for applicants, he added, “Successful applicants will be required to obtain a health business license from the Health Department of the North Corporation at the zonal level upon payment of ₹25,000 per annum, in addition to ₹10,000 in one go. registration fee (one-time). The licensee must submit to a vaccination against typhoid. It will be medically examined (annually) in order to exclude people with infectious and contagious diseases. All food items should be displayed and kept in clean stainless steel containers away from dust and flies. »