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Campaigns

NBF protests on Bannerghatta ESZ notification

BNP has a crucial multi-faceted role to play in the lives of Bengalureans. BNP not only serves as the Wildlife corridor but also being one of few green spaces closer to Bengaluru, is vital to maintaining the ecological balance, reducing the temperature (heat island effect) and pollution and thus enhancing…...

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Makkala Kere Habba

The objective of this celebration is to encourage Kids to connect with their ‘Vicinity Lake’, explore and participate in preserving it and become a stakeholder in keeping their lake alive. NBF intends to conduct Makkala Kere Habba from Feb 2020 to up to a year, covering 10 lakes. “Makkala Kere…...

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Visit to Hulimavu Lake

Namma Bengaluru Foundation along with the activists from Hulimavu Kere Tharanga inspected the lake breach and discussed with civic officials on damages on Nov 25, 2019......

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RMP 2031: Unconstitutional, errors gallore, flawed outcomes

Namma Bengaluru Foundation on January 23,2018, submitted its formal objections to the draft Revised Master Plan 2031. This was further to a series of interactions & inputs NBF had with various Urban Planners, Experts, Resident Welfare Association and individuals.  There are multiple errors (whether cartographic or not is a mystery) in…...

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Steel Flyover: #IDaredToSayBeda

In March 2014, when Government of Karnataka announced the 6.72 km steel flyover from Chalukya Circle to Hebbal Flyover, little did they know that this ad-hoc project would galvanize citizen activism like never before. Unable to withstand the Government’s adamant, misleading, opportunist and reckless attitude, over 8000 Bengalureans came out…...

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Now, Bengaluru chants Hosa Zoning Beda

Namma Bengaluru Foundation along Citizen Action Forum (CAF) and several Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) from different part of the city have joined hands to send the Government of Karnataka a strong message – Hosa Zoning Beda – with regard to the recent draft notification issued by the Urban Development Department…...

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Fund Bengaluru’s Real Heroes

The Namma Bengaluru Awards, which recognizes and celebrates outstanding individuals and their contribution towards making Bengaluru better, every year honours its winners with Rs 2 lakh each. This year, taking this appreciation a step further, we at Namma Bengaluru Foundation hopes to crowd source an additional Rs 2 lakhs for each…...

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Bengaluru’s traffic woes

Bengaluru today faces many challenges – Waste management, Water crisis, Dying lakes, Endangered environment, unsafe neighbourhoods, etc. – characterized by years of unplanned growth, adhoc and reactive solutions that often make problem worse. Namma Bengaluru Foundation is focused on encouraging partnerships like #UnitedBengaluru, BRACE etc. across our city to address…...

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Steel Flyover Beda: Bengaluru creates history

THE EFFORT: Bengalureans unite with #SteelFlyoverBeda chants to ensure the city’s future is not compromised at the hands of unplanned development. THE IMPACT: Government of Karnataka buckles to the citizens’ demand and scraps the controversial 6.7 km steel flyover project from Chalukya Circle to Hebbal Flyover. Namma Bengaluru Foundation welcomes this move…...

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Zoning Regulations: Residents Vs Commercial Establishments

Even as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) takes steps to crack down on commercial establishments in residential areas, Namma Bengaluru Foundation has learnt that residents are being threatened by the violators in certain areas of the city. This had led to a huge uproar, with residents now urging the…...

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