No govt storage: horticulture farmers rue crop loss

Post-production gap is a major infrastructure challenge in horticulture industry, leading to loss of tons of crops, officials say. Almost 50 lakh metric tons of horticulture products are lost every year due to infrastructure gap in storage, handling and transport, authorities said. The Karnataka government has no facilities for storage of horticulture crops. Venkatesh Krishna, […]

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Nagasandra-Madavara metro only in December now

BMRCL project remains unfinished since 2017. The Nagasandra-Madavara metro line is now expected to start carrying passengers by mid-December 2023. Construction work on the elevated corridor began in 2017 with the intention of improving connectivity to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) and Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises(NICE) Road. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited Assistant Public Relations […]

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Lalbagh: Not a walk in the park

Missing signboards and maps make navigation difficult in Lalbagh  Bengaluru: The Lalbagh Botanical Gardens lack basic infrastructural facilities like signboards, location maps, rescue helpline number boards, and drinking water facilities. Visitors find it difficult to locate themselves inside the Gardens as there are no location maps or signboards. Mounesh, a tourist at Lalbagh said, “There […]

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Dismal sports infrastructure at the grassroots

Rural athletes move to the city or drop sports completely due to lack of functional playgrounds and other facilities. Athletes from rural parts of Karnataka move to cities for better sports facilities due to broken sports design in villages. “There are zero indoor stadiums and zero hockey turfs in Bangalore Rural district,” confirmed R. Geetha, […]

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