Final ward committee rules out

Urban Development Department published ward committee rules in June 2016. The rules will help formation of ward committees and can have citizen participation in ward level.


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Kathyayini Chamaraj, the co-founder of CIVIC, says that people can now start demanding that BBMP constitute the ward committees for each ward with a total of ten members with 3 women, 2 SC/ST members, 2 local associations and any three other members.Other terms:

  • The committee must meet every month and put up the minutes and resolutions in the ward office.
  • The Ward Committee meetings are open to the public and RWA members should make it a point to attend them.
  • You can only observe the meetings but cannot intervene.
  • Your grievances can be submitted to the Councillor one week before the meeting. 
  • You can videograph the meetings. 
  • The Secretary of the Ward Committee has to provide an Action Taken Report next month on resolutions of previous meetings.


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