BMTC’s women safety committee remains hidden from public eye

Reports say that the helpline number for women commuters is too complex to remember. Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation’s (BMTC) initiatives for the safety of women passengers—women safety committee and helpline number—have not been able to serve their purpose due to improper functioning and lack of awareness amongst the commuters. Ankitha Sarika Cheppudira, a student and […]

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BBMP complaint system has complaints

The complaints are supposed to be resolved within eight hours but remain unresolved for years. Piles of pending files with citizens’ complaints in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagare Palike (BBMP) office are still unresolved. BBMP has not resolved 58.58 percent of the total online complaints   since September 2020. Most complaints are about electricity, road maintenance, garbage […]

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Two years of SHe-Box, women still oblivious

Only 192 complaints have been filed in 2019, all over India via the SHe-Box Portal. By Shivani Verma Bengaluru: The number of sexual harassment complaints by  women in public/private organizations through SHe-Box (Sexual Harassment electronic-Box) stands at 513. The Ministry of Women and Child Development data states that only 203 cases have been disposed off […]

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Join the queue if you have a complaint for BBMP

Out of 20,365 complaints registered since 2016, only 31 have been resolved so far by the BBMP Bangalore, January 18, 2018: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) complaints resolution process is moving at a snail’s pace. Only 15 per cent of all civic complaints have been resolved since 2016. Anupam Saxena, one of the complainants, said his one-month […]

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