Olympics entry, a distant dream for Nepalese Volleyball team

Nepal’s Volleyball team needs better training facilities in their country. Ritam Chatterjee The chief coach of Nepal admits that lack of training facilities, for the players for their national sport, is not helping players improve their strength due to which they have to come to Bangalore to train for the upcoming volleyball events. The Nepalese […]

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Looking beyond the ‘successful’ PMAY in Gangavathi

Construction of  houses for nearly 25 percent beneficiaries under the PMAY-G scheme has been stalled indefinitely. Ritam Chatterjee Construction of 210 out of 869 houses for the shortlisted beneficiaries in Gangavathi taluk under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) scheme has not commenced yet, as per the data released by the Rajiv Gandhi […]

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National Swimmers swim against the tide

‘ Khelo India’ has a budget of Rs. 5 lakh per annum for athletes. But, few swimmers see that money. Ritam Chatterjee Despite the promise of providing annual financial assistance to athletes for eight years from ‘The Khelo India Scheme’, parents have to pay a large sum of money for the participation of their multiple-time-medal-winning […]

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BBMP to Discuss KR Market Plans Soon

The BBMP plans to talk to potential contractors for the redevelopment of the historic K R Market. Ritam Chatterjee The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will meet prospective contractors to further plans to redevelop the historic Krishna Rajendra Market (K R Market). In July this year, the BBMP had floated tenders for the development of […]

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PMUY for about a quarter of BPL homes

One-fourth of people from rural areas in Karnataka are getting benefits of ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’ scheme. Ritam Chatterjee Around 24 per cent Below Poverty Line (BPL) householders of Karnataka are able to avail the benefits of ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme’. The state currently ranks 14th out of 29 states across the country. At […]

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