Bhubaneswar, 5/10 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : A one day consultation with Peoples Dependent Upon Informal Economy (PIEs) was organised by city based voluntary organisation named Centre for Child and Women Development (CCWD) in association with NIDI at Red Cross Bhawan here today.
As many as 40 persons including representatives from civil society, representatives from city level associations – slum dwellers, resident security committees, auto-rickshaw drivers, rickshaw-pullers, street-vendors, domestic workers, waste workers, construction workers, and others participated.
“The planning process, strengthening of ward sabahs, involvement of citizen in the visioning process is very much essential for a more developed Bhubaneswar city”, opined participants
Among others, General Secretary of AICCTU Mahendra Parida, Programme Manager of Action Aid , Ghasiram Panda, Meena Menon and Pritha Chaterjee from Action Aid, Delhi & Er. Dillip Sahu shared their views.
Director of Nidi Ranjan Rout shared the brief note about people’s vision and Secretary of CCWD Sadasiv Swain highlighted the informal workers’ contribution towards the city.