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Civil Society Forum BBMP manifesto

Governance
On Friday, 24th June, 2022, Ms Kathyayini Chamaraj presented Civil Society Forum BBMP manifesto, keeping in view the soon to be held Municipal elections.

Points for submission to the KARC(2) Citizen Feedback meet (to be held on on 2nd March, 2022):

Governance
For the state, housing the tech capital of the country, which provides services & manufactures goods for customers across the world, what is lacking is professionalism in its basic administration.

High-rise apartment housing complex issues

Urban Development
First and foremost, is the question of which of the many associated Acts is best suited to management of High-rise Apartment Housing Complexes.

Freebies, handouts and other myths loved by income tax payers

Governance
A message floating around on WhatsApp groups is demanding that a “taxpayers’ union” should be set up and consulted by the government. An income tax officer has apparently made the suggestion, but this is difficult to believe, as it is rooted in an ignorance of facts and a poor understanding of political economy.

Integrating de-centralised Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Cities

Urban Development
My take-aways from a fairly well presented Panel discussion on "Integrating de-centralised Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Cities", held on 12th Oct, 21, hosted by Flourishing Bengaluru Collective ( https://www.flourishingbengaluru.org/ ) - check @

Airport Metro Tracking

Metro Rail

Finally 58 Kms of Metro from Silk Board -KR Puram-Hebbal-Airport was approved on 20th April 2021 after delay of many years at the estimated cost of Rs 14000 Crore.  we can expect this line to be ready after 6-7 years from now if every thing goes smooth.  cost may escalate to 30000 Crore. 

BSRP KRDIE

Commuter Rail

KRIDE has made this slide  : We have to monitor the project progress  https://kride.in/sub-urban-rail-project/

Suburban Rail Map

 

Project K-100: re-visioning of Koramangala valley drainage system

Urban Development
Whereas having a storm-water drain (SWD) adjoining your property should normally be a welcome proposition, it is not quite so in Bengaluru (and perhaps in most Indian cities), since it is largely raw sewage that is flowing in them.

Airport Halt station BIAL Devanahalli MoU Signed

Commuter Rail

Thanks to Chief Minister of GoK and  Ministry of state Railways for signing MoU for Airport Halt station

Thanks for full support from Cheif Sec / GoK, DRM Bangalore, MD / MIAL for making this happen



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