Congress manifesto for BBMP election 2015

Highlights of Congress manifesto – BBMP elections 2015

  • Construction of elevated flyover to connect East-West and North-South of the city
  • Introducing mono rail and commuter railway
  • Establishing property tax board
  • Implementing Mekedatu project and supply large quantity of water to Bengaluru
  • Opening 5 new art and cultural centres on the line of Ravindra Kalakshetra
  • Constructing 4 new sports hostelsConstruction of 5,000 toilets in 5 years
  • Developing 25 per cent of BBMP schools every year
  • Establishing working women hostels and skill development centres for women
  • Four super-speciality hospitals
  • Making Bengaluru slum-free in 5 years
  • Single window system for receiving complaints from public
  • Bringing in transparency in solid waste management and implementing waste segregation at source
  • Construction of 40 flyovers

Here are some of the promises made by the party before 2010 elections. Some of the promises remain the same, while some have changed according to the situation.

  • Floating municipal bonds to pool money to take up development projects
  • Improving footpaths and make them disabled-friendly
  • Day care centre for senior citizens
  • Dialysis centre for poor in every BBMP zone
  • Health insurance scheme for poor
  • Developing 20 per cent of BBMP schools every year
  • Free mid-day meal for the poor and physically challenged persons
  • Making Bengaluru slum-free
  • Maximum people’s participation in BBMP affairs
  • Making Bangalore an educational and cultural hub
  • Bringing in transparency in solid waste management
  • To increase total number of STPs from 16 to 40

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