Many issues came into light in the event, such as the need to coordinate activities between the Forest Department and the BBMP, need for prudence in planning and the role of citizen activism, in greening Bengaluru.
When the budget is presented in BBMP, it is for all 198 wards, so a citizen is unable to figure out what exactly does the budget mean to his ward. Bengaluru-based NGO Janaagraha has compiled the latest available budget, which will be released in public domain soon.
On the morning of Sunday, July 16th, 10 of us, a group of teenagers, worked for almost four hours, scraping bills, removing garbage, and repainting electrical boxes near Marathahalli Bridge, Bengaluru. We started our work