On 23d July, BBMP commissioned the fencing of around 15 acres of Byrasandra lake land in Jayanagar that was wrongly ‘sold’ in 2005 by a bank for debt recovery. Some encroachments are yet to be removed.
Jayanagar General Hospital, one of the biggest but most underused hospitals in the city, is to be rejuvenated soon. A slew of changes including more junior doctors and hospital management systems have been proposed.
Two weeks into a major initiative, Bangalore’s major taxi firms have paid fines in the tune of lakhs of rupees, says Traffic Police Commissioner Praveen Sood. He talks about this and a range of issues in this exclusive interview.
They are the ones who go out in a majority on election day and vote. But very little has been done for Bengaluru’s poor. Second in a series of two articles, Citizen Matters gets down to brass tracks.
Despite a difficult background, many youngsters from the city’s low-income neighbourhoods are fighting their way out of poverty to get an education and make a life for themselves. Meet Gayathri, Chinnaya and Sangeetha.