After the Kamala Mills deaths at a rooftop pub, the commissioner of BMC met hotel associations this week, asking the industry to conduct fire and safety audits before inducting members.
Of the two major parties that will take a majority of seats in the city, the BJP seems to be pinning hopes on the work done by its national leadership.
Bengaluru generates a huge quantity of oil and grease waste but lacks guidelines or a system to dispose of used edible oils.
Data from the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (DPAR) reveal that several government department offices remain lethargic when it comes to providing services to citizens in time.
City civic corporation is unsure if it should regularise or remove them.
The BBMP Council recently decided to mandatorily implement kitchen waste pulverisers in new houses and building projects.
BBMP, with 86 lakh registered voters as against a population of 1.10 crore, will have a high EP ratio without an effective cleansing exercise, the officer said.
The new rules were seen as the Urban Development Department’s attempt to make land development rights far more attractive for private landowners willing to give up land for government infrastructure projects.
In July 2017, the BBMP issued a notification announcing the acquisition in four villages along the Iblur junction-Sarjapur Road for another road-widening project.
Apart from trying to include waste management lessons in text books, SWMRT has also proposed that the Education Dept give it an opportunity to train teachers in govt schools on waste management.
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