Question: Name some activities which are carried out on the streets.
Answer: Vending, hair-cutting, shoe-repairing, flower-selling etc.
Question: What was found in a Survey of Ahmedabad city?
Answer: In a survey of Ahmedabad city it was found that 12 percent of all the workers in the city were people working on the street.
Question: What types of things do vendors usually sell?
Answer: Vendors usually sell things that are often prepared at home by their families who purchase, clean, sort and make them ready to sell.
Question: How was street vending looked upon till recently?
Answer: Street vending was till recently looked upon only as an obstruction to traffic and to people walking.
Question: How is it looked upon now?
Answer: It is now looked upon as a general benefit and as a right of people to earn their livelihood.
Question: Mention two features of business persons.
- They own their own shops or business.
- They employ a number of workers as supervisors and helpers.
Question: What is essential for the permanent shops?
Answer: They must have a licence to do business.
Question: Define ‘labour chowk’.
Answer: Labour chowk is a place where daily wage labourers wait with their tools for people to come and hire them for work.
Question: What is the normal working day in a garment factory?
Answer: In a garment factory a normal working day begins at 9 a.m. and finishes only by 10 p.m.
Question: What is a Call Centre?
Answer: A Call Centre is a centralized office that deals with problems and questions that consumers / customers have regarding goods purchased and services like banking, ticket booking, etc.