From “Not in my backyard” to “Yes in my back yard”

National Green Tribunal urges for de-centralized management of waste as BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) drowns in city produced garbage. As BBMP runs out of places to dump waste and the waste disposal apocalypse looms large over the city, National Green Tribunal (NGT) singled out de-centralized waste management as the only plausible solution to the […]

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Social welfare a key focus in city’s new budget

The BBMP announced a budget outlay of 9,322 crores. By Stuti Tripathi and Tushar Goenka The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) declared its annual budget yesterday with solid waste management (SWM) and social welfare schemes getting the biggest allocation. Health and education received the smallest allocation. The SWM department got 11 per cent of the […]

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