A developed city is not a place where the poor have cars, but where the rich use public transportation. For this to happen, BMTC must look beyond its own flattering ridership statistics, and try to improve user convenience.
From forming a human chain to stop ‘steel flyover’ to Beku-BeDa Santhe a year later, Citizens for Bengaluru has come a long way, learning the ropes of dealing with government. Citizen participation is no longer an aberration but now a norm.
What impact does price rise have on food consumption patterns? What is the difference between rich and poor when it comes to consumption? A study by researchers at Indian Institute of Human Settlements tries to analyse this.