Senior citizens are highly vulnerable now, both due to difficulty accessing services and their higher risk of contracting COVID-19. Here are some initiatives – delivery of essentials, help with hospital visits, counselling services etc – specifically to help seniors in this period.
Over a century ago, Bengaluru faced the plague, a far bigger threat than COVID-19 today. But the administration’s proactive, well-planned measures not just saved the city but also strengthened its public health system.
While there is no review or clarity on how much of the 2019 Budget got implemented in the year that went by, Bengaluru got a similar amount of money in the 2020 Budget for programmes that are a continuation of the previous ones.
Bengaluru has only 4,638 traffic cops for its vehicle population of over 80 lakhs. This means not just poor traffic management, but also difficult working conditions for the constables manning our roads
Much of the draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is old wine in new bottle. The controversial elevated corridors project too makes a comeback in it. You have till January 5th to send your objections to the plan