Monitoring how local factors and city-level development and practices affect Bengaluru’s environment (air and water quality, pollution, water bodies, tree cover etc) and citizen engagement in the issue.
Waiting in line to perform my mother’s last rites at Sumanahalli Crematorium, the familiar smell in the air took me towards the valley. The Vrishabhavathi river flowed dark and foul next to the crematorium.
Now more than ever is the time to improve the public consultation process. This is also the first time a suburban railway project is being launched, and it is different from a regular road, flyover or underpass project.