Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Health & Environment

Environment Karnataka Top Story

No wildlife surveys by State

BBMP City Environment

100% garbage segregation still a challenge

BBMP fines only five to ten percent people for not segregating garbage   Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) segregates only 40 percent of total garbage produced in the city even after six years of spreading awareness for segregation of garbage; Experts say that non-segregating waste can have adverse effects such as clogging drainage system and […]

City Health

ESI Health Cards still inaccessible to Pourakarmikas

BBMP Contract workers in Russell market are yet to get their ESI cards. Pourakarmikas working in Russel Market have not received their Employee State Insurance (ESI) card even after complaining several times. Lakshmi Devi, a pourakarmika of Russell market says that she had to pay the hospital bill during COVID-19 because she did not get […]

Bangalore City Environment

Playgrounds shrinking in Bengaluru

Playgrounds across the city have been encroached and are poorly maintained, depriving citizens of open spaces. Playgrounds across the city are being encroached and are underdeveloped in many areas which deprive children and adults’ access to open spaces.  One such encroachment in the city is in Girinagar. In 2019, the Girinagar playground was taken over […]