The tie up with private waste management firms in Bengaluru to help them market composting products made the profits of Karnataka Composting Development Corporation soar high. However, the composting firm conveniently ignored putting in place the required checks and balances.
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?
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.