The main issue of contention between the two is awarding separate contracts to collect wet and dry waste.
"The grievance of residents’ welfare associations about not having enough representation in the ward committees seems to have prompted the government to think in terms of including RWAs as special invitees in the committees," Chamaraj said.
BBMP commissioner N Manjunath Prasad’s order on the mayor’s direction to make ward committee meetings mandatory on the first Saturday of every month is being viewed as a big step towards improved local governance.
Expectedly, the proposal has met with resistance from honest taxpayers as there are discrepancies in the collection system.
Authority meant to protect home buyers unable to function efficiently.
Tara Krishnaswamy from Citizens for Bengaluru said that while a hike is needed for revenue generation, what is lacking is the delivery of services.
Genesis Hack aims to promote and grow the number of blockchain developers in India.
Authority considering charging a permium for ‘vaastu-compliant’ units due to many unsold south and west-facing flats.
Only nine out of sanctioned 19 officers in Bengaluru to monitor food safety in 198 wards.
Steps taken by authorities to make process easier not enough, says activists
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