National Voter’s Service Portal

Want to know HOW to Register and make your VOTE count? NEW VOTER OR TRANSFER VOTER – FORM 6 CORRECTION IN SPELLING/GENDER ETC. – FORM 8 MOVING WITHIN THE CONSTITUENCY to a different address– FORM 8A Go to www.nvsp.in FORM 6 – http://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/form6?lang=en-GB  FORM 8 – http://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/form8?lang=en-GB  FORM 8A – http://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/form8a?lang=en-GB Registering on CEO KARNATAKA SITE (ALTERNATIVE METHOD) […]

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Personal Hygiene Alternatives for Women

Article by Pooja Uthappa (with contributions by Devyani Trivedi and Yamini Chandrasekaran) From my conversations with other women, I have realized that there is a general lack of awareness about environment-friendly and safer alternatives to sanitary napkins.  While sanitary napkins are the norm, more eco-friendly alternatives are currently available in the market, with women slowly […]

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Resident Experiences with the Govt from 2013-2018

Repository of Engagements with the Government MLA: Shri Arvind Limbavali Bangalore Development Minister: Mr KJ George ARO Joint Commissioner Health Inspector Tahsildar THE PAST Our summary of MLA connect – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-bpx4UYX5JNI_HG61LKlX4sEaBqhcx5nogoA5QlTyBw/edit?usp=sharing  What has worked in the last 5 years? Varthur Lake finally fenced – after 3 years of citizen struggle 4 acre public land fenced in […]

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Waste Management and Composting

A – Summary of Community Composting Methods Here is an exhaustive list of SWM vendor list compiled by SWMRT. SWM Vendor List Fantastic to see so many solutions for composting. There is something that will apply to every community’s needs. Kindly make an effort to check out solutions and start composting in the community.  How […]

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Social Security Schemes – Jan Suraksha

1 Introduction This article describes the government schemes available for life insurance, accidental insurance and pension scheme “Unless you are immortal, you need life insurance” 2 Social Security Schemes – Jan Suraksha There are multiple insurance schemes provided by government. Please do make use of the same and especially inform your maids/security guards/staffs etc and help them […]

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The 16 Days of Activism Against ‘Gender Based Violence’ Campaign

Assisted by Fiona Martin, Ritu George and Yamini Chandrasekaran The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that has been organized and managed by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership since 1991. The campaign has been used by activists around the world to call for the elimination of all forms of […]

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Traffic Study

Objective: To critically evaluate the traffic study done at Bellandur to issue a commercial license. Approach: Use Google or similar service to get data. Glossary: PCU – Passenger Car Unit: Capacity of road is expressed in this unit. A car has 1 PCU and a 2-wheeler has 0.5 PCU IRC – Indian Road Congress. What […]

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Uniservice on a mission to electrify 500 homes in Aluva, Kerala

Uniservice Facility Management company based out of Whitefield led by WR Volunteer Murugaraj Swaminathan and team is forming a group of technicians consisting of electricians/plumbers/cleaners/pest control services who are specifically targeting the rehabilitation work in Kerala. They are currently in touch with the concerned people on the ground and plan to start working around Thrissur […]

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Varthur Lake

1 Introduction Varthur Lake, which has an area of 180.40 hectares (445.8 acres) is the second largest lake in Bangalore city and also one of the most polluted lakes in Bangalore. Its ecosystem is under continuous degradation because of sewage water from Bangalore, entering the lake from Bellandur Lake further upstream. This is a man made lake, built by Ganga kings […]

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Varthur Ward

1 Varthur Ward 149 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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