emblem Deendayal Antyoday Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY NULM)
Support to Urban Street Vendors
Department of Directorate of Municipal Administration, Government of Maharashtra

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)

The Deendayal Antyoday Yojana National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY NULM) seeks to address the concerns of urban street vendors by facilitating access to suitable spaces for vending, institutional credit, improved skills and social security linkages. The Support to Urban Street Vendors Component of DAY NULM sets out the strategy and operational guidelines with regard to this component.

The mission would aim at providing shelters equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner. In addition, the mission would also address livelihood concerns of the urban street vendors by facilitating access to suitable spaces, institutional credit, social security and skills to the urban street vendors for accessing emerging market opportunities.


The objective of the component is to address the vulnerabilities of the urban street vendors through a multi-pronged approach. This includes:

  • Survey of street vendors and issue of Identity Cards
  • Development of city street vending plans
  • Infrastructure development of vending zones in the city
  • Training and Skill Development
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Access to credit
  • Linkages to social security schemes