RWA
Feb 21 2017
Blog: Whitefield Rising
More than 200 residents living in BBMP's Mahadevapura Zone walked peacefully on Borewell Road in Whitefield recently, demanding restoration of the road and civic amenities. Young and old, women and men, joined hands to cover the 1.5 km stretch...
Jan 11 2017
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
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Defence Colony Cooperative Housing Society Ltd (DCCHSL) & Defence Colony Residents Association (DECORA) JOINT BRIEFING 1. The Defence Colony Cooperative Housing Society Ltd (DCCHSL) was formed by serving and retired Defence Officers. In...
Dec 23 2016
DECENTRALISED SEWAGE TREATMENT AND REUSE – II
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Nakul Heble, Sharachchandra Lele , and Pradeep Kuttuva
Recent BWSSB regulation requiring even existing apartments in core sewered areas of Bengaluru to compulsorily install STPs reeks of impracticality and an unfair targeting of apartment dwellers.
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Dec 22 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
An evening scene from Indiranagar. Bengaluru city has been mushrooming over the years with little regard for any form of Town Planning and Governance. The fallout of this rapid growth is witnessed most acutely in residential areas of the city...
Dec 16 2016
APARTMENT SWM INITIATIVES
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Anandhi Balaji
Sobha Quartz resident Anandhi Balaji recounts her experience in leading the community on the way to a more responsible and environment-friendly holistic lifestyle.
Dec 09 2016
Blog: The BPAC blog
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Rotary Palmville in association with B.PAC launched ‘My Place of Pride’, an initiative to recognise eco-friendly communities on 26 th  of November 2016 at Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan...
Oct 25 2016
STEEL FLYOVER DEBATE
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Shree D N
It was a mix of lessons in social justice, equality, sustainability, citizen involvement in civic issues and politics of development in cities, not limited to Bengaluru, in addition to the culmination of the symbolic no-vote collection drive.
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Oct 05 2016
WATER SCARCITY SOLUTIONS
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Akshatha M
It has to be, ideally, a mix of both as recent deliberations at the water workshop co-organised by Citizen Matters revealed.
Jul 30 2016
CITIZENS GO SPOTFIXING
Kate Clark
What to do if the government cannot fix the broken streets and parks? Simple: do it on your own. This is the motto with which Whitefield Rising has been working.
Jul 13 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
In November 2015, Indirangar residents had taken to streets against the plans to convert a playground into a cricket pitch . Now there's a plan for the same ground to be converted into an indoor stadium. Indiranagar residents have come together...
Jun 15 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Garbage isn't exactly Rocket Science but given the filth around us, one would think it is! Given that the Government struggles with Execution and Enforcement of its well thought out policies and programs, we looked to see how exactly we can get a...
Jun 07 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
This is the Akshayanagara Lake. Less than three years ago, it was a nothing but a patch of land with overgrown weeds and sewage as seen below.   The transformation is the work of a group of enthusiastic residents of the layout led...
Jun 06 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
Trees as we all know are of great importance for the whole human fraternity as well as managing the natural balance in the environment. However, we human beings are regularly cutting down the trees for fulfilling our personal needs without seeing...
May 27 2016
NANDI HILLATHON 2016
Reena Pillai
Looking to raise funds to support a specific cause in your neighbourhood? You can do so by participating in the Nandi Hillathon and help restore Nandi Hills too!
May 26 2016
NON OCCUPANCY CHARGES FOR FLATS
Raj Kumar
Forced to put extra non-occupancy charge on your tenant, hiking the rent of your flat? The collection of the charge itself may not have any legal backing! Read more.
May 25 2016
KILLBILL CAMPAIGN
Sharath SR
Residents from Nandini Layout worked with the BBMP to remove illegal hoardings and posters in the area. The KillBill campaign, as it's being called, will be carried out monthly going forward.
May 13 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
Monday, May 9th brought us a surprise - the Commissioner for SWM Bangalore, Subodh Yadav was coming to Ward 80 for an interaction with RWA’s, residents and civic officials. I say surprise, because we were told at 7.30 am on Monday that we...
May 05 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
The morning of April 23rd saw around 25 residents of Mahadevapura Zone coming together in support of the anti-plastic ban. Volunteers of Whitefield Rising visited dozens of shops on Borewell Road, creating awareness about plastic and Styrofoam menace...
Apr 26 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
Spurred by the recent tree cutting incident in the vicinity of the neighbourhood, a tree walk was organised on the morning of April 23rd by the BM Residents Welfare Association in Indira Nagar 1st Stage, to introduce the residents to the trees around...
Apr 06 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
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On 31st March 2016, a 40-year-old African Tuilip tree in Indiranagar 1st stage, home to hundreds of parakteets and scores of nests nurturing young ones, was brutally felled by the BBMP. The reason: it was dried up and a possible threat to passers...
Mar 17 2016
APARTMENTADDA WORKSHOP: NEIGHBORHOODS OF TOMORROW
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Ganga Madappa
ApartmentADDA is a hosting a workshop on the various aspects of managing an apartment complex. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 19 at the TERI Complex in Domlur.
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Mar 14 2016
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Nitin Seshadri
Residents of Koramangala 3rd block participated in a walk/run to bring attention to the neighbourhood playground. They want BDA to recall the allotment of a CA site adjacent to the playground to a Trust.
Feb 17 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
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Residents Welfare Associations across Indira Nagar have been working towards getting rid of the commercial enterprises in the residential streets of their neighbourhood. Members of the RWAs in Indira Nagar 1st Stage and 2nd Stage had filed RTIs last...
Feb 15 2016
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
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The empty plot became a garbage dump over the years. Pic: Praveen S During the end of November 2015, when the corporator and the ward engineer began cleaning up an vacant plot  (plot number 60) located at the intersection of 4th cross...
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Feb 10 2016
THE COMMON PURPOSE CHALLENGE
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Miriam Chohan
Bengaluru is home to a large number of people who actively participate in working with the authorities to better the city. Here is a challenge that's looking to inspire more people to join the tribe.
Feb 01 2016
CLEANUP DRIVE IN HSR LAYOUT
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Sharath SR
On January 30th, Hasiru Mithra teamed up with B.PAC and Syngene to make the footpaths on 27th Main road in HSR Layout pedestrian-friendly.
 
 

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