Court orders & CAG reports on SWM
Dec 18 2015
HC ADDRESSES GARBAGE PROBLEM IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M and Shree D N
Bengaluru will be the first Indian city to manage waste scientifically, by enforcing three-way segregation. The cities suffering from air pollution can take a cue from Bengaluru now.
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Jun 15 2015
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PIL HEARING
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Akshatha M
BBMP admin was supposed to study the old court orders and appear in the hearing. The court asks the BBMP admin and the commissioner to attend next hearing.
May 15 2015
CAG REPORT ON WASTE MANAGEMENT
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Josephine Joseph and Aradhana Janga
What stopped BBMP from rectifying the mistakes and solving the problems related to waste management, while the CAG pointed it out in 2008?
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Aug 09 2014
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PIL
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Nikita Malusare
Apart from making waste management facilities compulsory in new layouts, the High Court also hinted that builders can help BBMP as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.
Jul 18 2014
RE-OPENING THE CAN OF WORMS?
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Shree D N
Petitioners found out that many contractors had no PAN and Service Tax numbers. The Court opined that the corporators who did not want to solve public problems should be voted out.
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Jul 15 2014
CAG EXPOSES IRREGULARITIES IN GARBAGE MANAGEMENT
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Nikita Malusare
CAG dissects the loopholes in the way BBMP manages waste, that caused Mandur and Mavallipura crises. Non-existent GPS system, fake bills, conflict of interest, fund diversion, non-utilisation, poor planning — BBMP suffers from all possible problems.
Jul 03 2014
TREE-FELLING CASE
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Nikita Malusare
High court suggests a plan to ensure the saplings are maintained well: Pay the contractor an year later!
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Jun 27 2014
PUTTING SYSTEMS IN PLACE
Nikita Malusare
Effective waste management is the responsibility of ward committees. But are ward committee meetings happening in Bengaluru? High Court decides to look into it.
Jun 19 2014
AT THE HIGH COURT HALL
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Nikita Malusare
The garbage crisis has become such an important issue that everyone has something to say. How did the court react when a citizen wanted to express her views?
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Jun 16 2014
SOLVING MANDUR CRISIS
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Nikita Malusare
BBMP garbage contractors' pan card details were submitted to High Court. Expert Committee recommended exemption to BBMP from KTPP act to speed up the biomining process.
 
 

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