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Plans for a week long programme on Waste Management [WM] at Freedom Park


All Stake holders meet was held at freedom Park on Saturday, February 02, 2013, to discuss WM for the city. It started at 15:00 hrs at the ground level convention hall. The slogan was

“Wake up clean up”

I hope this applies to both the citizens as well as the city Fathers. The panelists on the Dias included 

Ranking Buildings by Energy Use - New York has just published its data. Can we do it Bangalore.


Excerpt of an article in the New York Times. Doing this in Bangalore would be very powerful. Ofcourse we would have to measure not just the power pulled from Bescom but also that coming from onsite generators. But it should be doable. 

Scientific Land fills


To days TOI article pertaining to the Bangalore garbage crisis by Asha Rai was interesting as always.   

Hubli - Ankola railway line


I happened to read an article in the Indian express today which spoke about the likelihood of Hubli - Ankola railway line receiving environmental clearance sometime soon. Here is the link to the article :


Pictures of rooftop Solar system

Continuing over from this other discussion (Rooftop solar for domestic needs), here are the pictures of the Solar system we put up at a remote rural location.

Batteries and charge controller, or "Solar power conditioning unit" as they call it

Launch of lake portal and formation of core lake group


Following is the mail sent out by Mr Arbind Gupta, one of the key members of the group, on the OneBengaluru google-group:

Dear friends

Save Vibhutipura lake Walkathon - Sat, 3rd Nov

3 Nov 2012 09:00

Turahalli Habba

9 Sep 2012 08:00

Bangalore lakes revival/ restoration task force

5 Aug 2012 10:00

Arakere Neighbourhood Improvement Trust (ANIT), OneBengaluru as a platform for public problem solving, Citizen Action Forum and other lake teams have called for a public discussion on 5th Aug, to bring different lake teams together and discuss the issues with senior Govt officials from LDA & BBMP, and eminent citizens involved in lake renov comment guidelines

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