Even as Sewage Treatment Plants are being built near two Bengaluru lakes to improve their water quality, the Vrishabhavathi river has turned dark yellow due to pollution. Catch up on this and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup.
BBMP has released Standard Operating Procedures for responding to cases of stray dog killings. Concerned BBMP officials have to support citizens in filing police complaints, coordinating for post-mortem of the dog, etc.
A recent IISc study finds that allowing vehicles inside Cubbon Park does not help reduce traffic. Instead, a vehicle ban in the park can reduce both emissions and the overall distance motorists travel.
As the BBMP Council’s term ended on Thursday, the state government has appointed an administrator who will now decide on all affairs of the city. Catch up on this and other news from the past week, in our roundup.
COVID rules on travelling in Namma Metro, tool for citizens to assess rooftop solar potential of their homes, government to approach court seeking BBMP election postponement – catch up on news over the week in our roundup.
Given BBMP’s centralised COVID response hasn’t been quite effective, it has joined hands with civil society organisations for a booth-level system that will be driven by citizen volunteers. Citizens can register at the BLCARES website to volunteer.