The recent government decision to reduce bus fares and add 6000 buses to BMTC’s fleet is commendable, says the Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike. But questions remain as to the amount of fare reduction, method of procuring buses etc
Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike (BBPV) welcomes the government decision to introduce dedicated bus lanes in Bengaluru. Authorities should study BRTS in other cities and also hold public consultations before implementing the project, the group says
While most workers in Karnataka now get minimum wages of Rs 11,557 per month, garment factory workers are still paid Rs 7000-8000. State government has not increased their wages as per the law, or even after a recent court order
The recent government decision to replace Volvo AC buses with regular buses is welcome, but more should be done to provide quality service to all commuters, says the collective Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government’s decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
A contractor emboldened by lax attitude of BBMP abused and harassed 37 women pourakarmikas. Poura Karmikas will protest against this in Bengaluru, asking to remove the contract system and justice for abused women.
More than 1000 contract Powrakarmikas protested at BBMP head office on Womens’ Day. BBMP finally agreed to weekly off , direct payment of wages from BBMP for workers, and assured that arrears and revised wages will reach workers within a month.