Ankit is a co-founder at Sensing Local, a Bengaluru based urban living lab primarily focussed on tackling the challenges related to degradation of the environment and public health in Indian cities. He is an Architect and Urban Planner deeply interested in using system thinking and participatory processes to unpack complex problems.
With crowds in commercial areas during Dasara, Bengaluru’s COVID count is expected to increase. In Malleswaram, a local group has created a street plan to make 8th Cross COVID-safe, and has sought BBMP’s support for implementation.
Bengalureans will likely have to deal with the effects of COVID-19 for long. By setting up Disaster Management Cells at the ward level, we can ensure that everyone stays safe and that their needs are met.