Most Bengalureans would know what it’s like to get stuck in traffic jams for hours, or having to cancel their trips entirely, due to floods. An IISc study shows this scenario will only worsen with time unless specific policy measures are taken.
A team of officials in BBMP is ready to handle any rain problems, 24X7, with a temporary control room of 64 emergency numbers for each wards. What other steps has the BBMP undertaken to face rains this year?
t’s not easy to navigate between loads of documents and see whether there is a violation in the property that you buy. Bengaluru needs to identify its flood zones to prevent future financial loss to the inhabitants.
What does growing from 69 sq km to 741 sq km, accommodating nearly one crore people mean to Bengaluru? Every change in land use and topography that reduces soil cover in Bengaluru is making the city more flood-prone.