CAG dissects the loopholes in the way BBMP manages waste, that caused Mandur and Mavallipura crises. Non-existent GPS system, fake bills, conflict of interest, fund diversion, non-utilisation, poor planning — BBMP suffers from all possible problems.
While experts and people’s representatives are pushing for STP, residents are suggesting rainwater harvesting. The hurry with which the project is being pushed for a rainfed lake, when there is another lake nearby which receives untreated sewage, has caused suspicion.
An unbelievable situation for modern, global Bengaluru. While city commissioner claims the landfill firm’s owner has run away, villagers continue to protest dumping of waste. The crisis seems never-ending.