Many apartments in Bengaluru have been saving lakhs of rupees in maintenance charges after installing rooftop solar panels. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to install these systems, what could be the benefits, and what problems to look out for.
Many apartments in Bengaluru are rushing to install solar panels given the likelihood of change in rules soon. Rooftop solar systems have led to huge savings in their maintenance costs, apartment associations say.
Bengaluru’s sex workers didn’t get ration kits or financial aid during the lockdown despite government’s promises. Stigma, absence of a cohesive community, lack of documents, etc., have prevented them from accessing support.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has backtracked on his decision to ban firecrackers this Deepavali. But we can still push the administration to ensure that only green crackers are burnt in Bengaluru, that too during the specified timings.
Bengaluru lakes once offered a buffet of greens and fish to those in the neighbourhood. The trees around lakes yielded fruits and seeds that could be either devoured or sold in the markets. But pollution and flawed rejuvenation projects have stopped local communities from accessing lakes.