Namma Metro is updating its systems to facilitate the National Common Mobility Card which can be used to travel in multiple modes, pay parking fee, and purchase at retail stores. Catch up on news from the city this week, in our roundup
Garbage dumps are a common sight in Bangalore. If it is not piled up in empty sites or landfills, it is seen in mounds at street corners. Rented cutlery is now being used as an effective green alternative to single-use disposables.
A contractor emboldened by lax attitude of BBMP abused and harassed 37 women pourakarmikas. Poura Karmikas will protest against this in Bengaluru, asking to remove the contract system and justice for abused women.
Money for waste management in BBMP is literally going down the quarries. Yet BBMP Council is preventing the move towards a direct payment and a performance-based system. Waste management in city is paralysed!
Renuka Mani shares the sad story of waste management in her apartment complex, after reading our story on BBMP’s garbage expenditure over the years. The story throws light on the problems faced by communities.