Bengaluru may be physically different from Chennai in some ways. But the causes of Chennai’s flood risk are strikingly similar. Malini Ranganathan examines flood risk here and why the politics of land and “encroachment” lie at the heart of this manufactured risk.
Students from six Sanjay Nagar schools participated in the Walk to School event held on November 5th. The initiative encourages school children to be active, and in turn be more aware about their neighbourhood.
Does your locality have too many garbage dumps off late? If yes, it’s time for you to understand why it is so, and do the right thing to solve the problem, rather than blaming the system and politicians.
Enfold had organised a panel discussion on creating safe spaces for children in schools on November 28th. Experts shared the recommended protocols and systems to be followed by schools as per the CPP and POCSO Act.
In this edition, read about what you can do to help the good folks in Chennai. Also read about the amendments to the Town Planning Act, what happened at the BBMP Council Meet and more. Do check our first video in our Changemakers series too.
A recent amendment to the town planning act stops developers from selling properties to buyers before the layouts are developed fully and approved by the authorities. With this, the practice of letting developers sell 60% to buyers before developing the layout will be done away with.