Crores of rupees have been spent by BBMP’s Forest Cell who is understaffed and cannot monitor the work. While the Chief of the cell doesn’t have powers, payments for old bills have continued, without ascertaining whether the work was actually done.
The new system will allow people to apply for tree felling as well as object to the felling. The big question is, how will the offline people come to know when an application is given for felling a tree.
Bangalore, the garden city, witnesses a large number of trees being felled – some legally, most illegally. Your blood boils at the sight of this, but you do not know whom to complain. Who is the right person to complain to?