Impact of demonetisation on hawkers

Last Modified: Sat Nov 26 2016 08:58:25 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 4 crore
    Estimated number of hawkers in India, according to Shaktiman Ghosh of the National Hawkers Federation.
  • Rs. 8,000 crore
    daily turnover of the 'low-circuit' hawker based economy, which includes producers from small scale industries, unorganised and individual manufacturers and farmers. (Nearly Rs. 30 lakh crore in a year)
  • 50%
    reduction in business in this sector according to Ghosh.