International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART H
Management practices of fast food street vendors of Jorhat District of Assam
Author(s): Parsha Jyoti Bharadwaz, Daisy Hazarika and Sayanika Borah
The present investigation was carried out to study the existing management practices of Fast Food Street Vendors of Jorhat district of Assam. The registered fast food street vendors of Jorhat district were purposively selected for the present study. A total of 111 respondents were randomly selected for the present study, which was 50 percent of the total population. An interview schedule was constructed for collection of data. Appropriate statistical methods were used such as frequency, percentage, mean, factor analysis and intensity index. The data from the finding of present study was revealed that the fast food vendors of Jorhat district had different management practices pertaining to financial, social, family, maintenance of hygiene and administration. Some suggestive measures directly influencing the health status of the people in large through street food vendors need to be planned meticulously. A training programme to inform the fast food vendors regarding health and hygiene is the need of the hour. Local administration may be approached to sponsor such a training programme to prepare a training kit containing apron, head cover and gloves. Moreover, the local administration may be requested to make it mandatory to use this hygienic kit by all fast food vendors and become a proud pioneer to show case a step towards popularising the healthy fast food centres in Jorhat district thereby attracting the unemployed educated youth to start fast food centres as a good start up. Government can also provide minimum facilities in appropriate places for the street food vendors, since major economic return from this sectors are more in a developing country like India.
How to cite this article:
Parsha Jyoti Bharadwaz, Daisy Hazarika, Sayanika Borah. Management practices of fast food street vendors of Jorhat District of Assam. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(2):442-447.