UDID cards slow to process

Only 10 percent of these cards, that will help people with disabilities, have been generated. It has been five months since the Swavalambhan scheme has been launched. By Savyata Mishra Vijay, a disabled person with partial visual impairment, hasn’t received his Unique ID for Persons with Disabilities (UDID) card under the Swavalambhan scheme. It has […]

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PoP idols float despite government crackdown

Despite four years since the ban on PoP idols, they continue to pollute the city’s lakes. Savyata Mishra Despite repeated notices and imposition of penalty by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Pallike (BBMP) and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Plaster of Paris (PoP) Ganesha idols have made their way to people’s homes and the […]

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More than 10% traffic signals don’t work

Non-functioning signals in the large junctions in the city cause unregulated traffic movement and threat to people’s lives. Savyata Mishra Traffic signals at various places in Bangalore are not functional. Due to this, commuters face confusion on the road increasing the chances of an accident. Out of the 350 traffic signals in Bangalore city, about […]

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