Banned plastic water-bottles seen in government events

Government bodies fail to adopt the new change on the water bottles Apoorva GS Despite the warnings issued by  the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to deter the use of single-use plastic, plastic water bottles can be seen in the press meets and BBMP events. BBMP implemented the ban on single-use plastic in August 2019. […]

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No Man’s Land turned into dumping zone

Garbage around S.J.P. Road is a breeding-ground for mosquitoes, emits foul odour besides being an aesthetic nuisance. By Apoorva G.S The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) contractors are dumping waste on a busy street off S.J.P. road. Residents and businesspeople in the area allege it is affecting their health and their sales. M.R.R. Lane near […]

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Lack of Citizen Participation may cost Bengaluru its rank

Lack of awareness among citizens regarding the Swacch Survekshan Survey is resulting in fewer votes being cast from the city and may cost the city to slip in the ranking. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has organized the Swachh Survekshan Survey which will rank cities on a seven-star rating system. The annual […]

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No Toilets in Bengaluru Households

Almost 3,000 households in Bengaluru do not have toilets Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018: A recent survey by the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Department of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) reveals that 2,798 households in the city of Bengaluru do not have sanitation facilities. The survey was conducted to enlist the number of households that have […]

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