BS-III buses still running on rural roads

NWKRTC fails to replace BS-III compliant buses in Northern Karnataka, passengers travel in poorly maintained buses. By Shivani Verma The North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) buses which run in Muddebihal Taluk, Bijapur district are Bharat Stage III (BS-III) compliant which cause more pollution and are in bad condition. “We have to travel everyday […]

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Swachh Bharat only on papers, the reality is different in Rural Karnataka

Only 3 percent households own toilets in Muddebihal Taluk, funds still not reaching the beneficiaries By Shivani Verma Muddebihal: As per Taluk wise data report on NBA survey by Grama Panchayats, 96 percent  households do not have toilets. Out of 45,135 households in Muddebihal Taluk, only 1,525 households have toilets. “It’s been around 20 to […]

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