BBMP fails to follow guidelines, expenses skyrocket

A CAG report says that BBMP could have saved Rs. 8.2 million by adding waste plastic mix to road construction. Bengaluru: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) had to shell out more than Rs. 8.2 million since the municipal body failed to follow through on compulsory guidelines laid down for road construction.  A Comptroller and […]

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Many Workers exposed to Dust and Silica particles Ignore the Threat

Workers say that they can’t quit working at construction sites even after being vulnerable to lung diseases. Bangalore: Bhuneshwar, has been working in road construction for a decade. Standing at the road construction site in Indiranagar, he said lung diseases don’t bother him and he will continue to work as long as he can. “I […]

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