Issues specific to panchayat area

Panchayat Level Issues Proper waste management in Panchayat areas. Absolutely no burning of garbage Sweeping and cleaning of SH35. Clearing plastic dumped on roadsides Complete ban and enforcement of ban on use of plastic bags by shops and establishments. This should include use of plastic packets for vegetables too Shops and establishments, irrespective of size […]

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Kadugodi Ward

1 Kadugodi ward 83 Please read on expectations from MLA 2018 candidates by clicking here Now you can see the minutes of ward committee meetings of your ward. Please visit the BBMP portal by clicking here, click on ward number and then date to see the minutes (in Kannada) Ward microplan – A micro plan is a […]

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Kerala Relief August 2018

Kerala is in a crisis and many of you are helping in the relief efforts. Communities are conducting individual drives and dropping off at verified collection centers. If your community is not doing an internal drive or if you have difficulty in dropping off material at a collection center, the below seems to be the easiest way […]

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LifeDream

1 Life Dream 1.1 Mission Life Dream helps take youth that are dropouts or don’t have jobs and gives them important basic skills to make them employable. 1.2 Program Overview A program for school dropouts (18 years+) with 3 months full time FREE spoken english/computers/lifeskills ( curriculum designed originally by IIM-Bangalore professors). 1.3 How to enroll?  lifedream.course@gmail.com  +91-80-49083213 1.4 How […]

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Expectations from an MLA

1 MLA Definition Voters of an electoral district (constituency) elect a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) as their representative to the State Legislature (Vidhan Sabha). 2 Duties of a member of legislative assembly Legislative powers: The main duty of the legislative assembly is to make laws for the state. Executive powers: The assembly has control over the State council […]

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Mahadevapura Assembly Constituency – Elections 2018

1 Whitefield Rising voting guidance What is Whitefield Rising’s guidance on WHO to Vote for? Party NOT a good criteria when voting for MLA. That’s for Lok Sabha. MLA abilities are much more important for local issues to be resolved. If you have a poor candidate from your favorite party, well you will be left with […]

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Manifesto by residents for Mahadevapura 2018 MLA Candidates

A copy of this document was given to every candidate who stood for elections for MLA position from Mahadevapura in assembly elections, 2018 1 Mahadevapura asks of MLA candidates We have learnt over 5 years that the issues we face are not because our asks are not clear. After all you don’t need us to ask […]

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What to do when you see a tree getting cut

Steps to follow when you see a tree being cut in Whitefield area Tree Felling in Karnataka is governed by the Karnataka Preservation of Trees Act, 1976. Section 8 (1) of the act states: With effect on and from the appointed day, notwithstanding any custom, usage, contract or law for the time being in force, […]

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Marathahalli Ward

1 Marathahalli ward 86 Please read on expectations from MLA 2018 candidates by clicking here Now you can see the minutes of ward committee meetings of your ward. Please visit the BBMP portal by clicking here, click on ward number and then date to see the minutes (in Kannada) Ward microplan – A micro plan is […]

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Mosquito Management

1 Introduction This article captures the current knowledge base of everything that we know about mosquitoes and their management in the Mahadevapura (in and around Whitefield) zone.   2 Summary During April 2017 and April 2019, several residential communities have reported very high number mosquitoes around the Varthur lake area. None of the fogging methods used by […]

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