The city’s garbage woes did not appear overnight. What led to this tipping point? Citizen Matters looks back over the past 15 years and the current imbroglio in a new in-depth series. Is there an end in sight?
CAG dissects the loopholes in the way BBMP manages waste, that caused Mandur and Mavallipura crises. Non-existent GPS system, fake bills, conflict of interest, fund diversion, non-utilisation, poor planning — BBMP suffers from all possible problems.
The common grouse on people’s lips today is – look at those stinking mounds of garbage. What is the BBMP doing about clearing them? But have we stepped back and understood that the garbage on the road is ours and we need to learn to segregate it?