An unbelievable situation for modern, global Bengaluru. While city commissioner claims the landfill firm’s owner has run away, villagers continue to protest dumping of waste. The crisis seems never-ending.
Problems of KCDC don’t seem to end. The processing of mixed garbage accumulated over the years is troubling the residents. MLA is asking the KCDC to shift, but the Commissioner says it is not possible.
The 2010 UN Habitat publication states that waste-pickers perform 50 to 100% of all ongoing waste collection in most cities in developing countries – at no cost to the city budget. How does it work for the waste-pickers in Bangalore?