|03 October 2010||Too busy clearing the streets of vendors to finalise the Commonwealth Games infrastructure|
|29 April 2010||Report on World Class Cities for All Campaign in Kolkatta [pdf]|
|31 January 2010||WCCA Progress Report on Campaign by National Alliance of Street Vendors – India [pdf]|
|31 January 2010||World Class Cities for All Campaign in India [pdf]|
|12 December 2009||Progress Report on the World Class Cities for All (WCCA) campaign [pdf]|
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As India has become more urbanized, there is also been an increase in the number of people living in cities. The Latest NSSO Survey reports there are over 80 million people living in the cities and towns of India. For this reason, the cities are in a rush to provide modern infrastructure facilities, transport, housing, and ‘quality of life to all’. The concept of "World Class Cities" is also increasing all over the World and has made cities enter into competition with each other for capital investment, tourism, public funds and hosting events such as Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.
Obviously, such competition calls for improvements in infrastructure, transport, housing (no slums), employment, quality of life and so on but it leaves no hope for the lives of street vendors, street children