Kolkata: A survey of three major markets of the metropolis, Hatibagan, Newmarket and Gariahat, will be conducted from today i.e. Wednesday to check the condition of roadside shops set up by hawkers. A special team consisting of Kolkata Municipal Corporation and Kolkata Police officials, members of the Town Vending Committee and representatives of hawkers and traders groups will visit these three markets. A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Corporation Secretary Harihar Prasad Mandal at the Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarters on Tuesday in which officer-in-charge of Shyampukur police station, officer-in-charge of New Market police station and Gariahat police station, Debashish Das, member of the town vending committee, Shakti. A delegation of mandals and hawkers were present. Many issues related to hawkers were discussed in the meeting. Survey work will start from Gariahat Bazar. During this period no shop shall be allowed to be set up on the black ribbon (carriageway) road, the shop shall be located one-third of the footpath and whether the shops are using plastic sheds or not, from the main intersection. The shop will be checked if it is located at a distance of 50 meters. Also how many hawkers are registered under the corporation will be investigated. A member of the town vending committee said that hawkers in the metropolis were registered by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in 2015. Since then the number of hawkers increased. In this case, during this survey, information of unregistered hawkers will be taken and ID cards will be issued to them after registration under KMC.