A collection of shortlisted entries under ‘If I were the Mayor’ essay contest, done in September 2017.
Imagine renting out wings for people to cross outer ring road, government-operated helipads for food delivery boys to help them avoid footpaths, spoiling Bengaluru weather so that people can migrate to Chennai! Some ideas for better Bengaluru. »
Strategy should be to elevate the stature of the Mayor’s office, take up small but significant set of things that lead to perceptible improvements, and to get citizens involved in local decision making. »