Hyderabad: There are 24,800 street vendors in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits in the city, according to a survey conducted by the Urban Community Development (UCD) wing. They are being trained on food safety and hygiene.
The Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) is training around 300 street vendors after it collaborated with the Telangana government. They were taught the basic concepts of hygiene while cooking.
“It is important to wash one’s hands for a minimum of 30 seconds, to get rid of germs. All these things are necessary before cooking to avoid any kind of health related issues,” an IHM trainer said in a session.
GHMC has been taking all these steps in the process of implementing the Street Vending Policy under Livelihoods Regulation Act, 2014....