Private playgrounds thriving amidst decreasing open spaces

Only 2.72 percent area of the city is available as open space, reports indicate. The demand for private playgrounds has increased because of the decreasing number of public playgrounds in the city. People choose to pay for artificial turf in search of better facilities because public playgrounds are not maintained properly. Likith N, owner of Sportingo […]

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Public play grounds not for all

Physically-challenged children have been left without play spaces due to lack of disabled-friendly infrastructure in city parks. Disabled children are shut out of play grounds in the city due to lack of inclusive infrastructure such as ramps and handrails. The government is yet to build these spaces as recommended in the Bengaluru Smart City proposal. […]

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