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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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Controversial Karnataka Urban Development Authorities Bill, 2016

On October 4, 2016, Karnataka Governor Shri Vajubhai Vala sent back the controversial Karnataka Urban Development Authorities (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which seeks to reduce open spaces, to the government. This move from the Governor is a result of Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP and Namma Bengaluru Foundation’s relentless effort to ensure…...

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Empowering Bangalore Metropolitan Planning Committee

Given the haphazard growth our city has witnessed in the last few years, what Bengaluru today needs is a proper statutory long-term plan. Matters relating to the planning of the city must to be placed before the Bangalore Metropolitan Planning Committee (BMPC) where members have to discuss the various projects…...

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Steel Flyover Beda

Majority of #Bengalureans today are saddened – not because the government is planning to implement yet another infrastructural project, but because the government has given a go ahead to a project that is neither citizen-driven nor plan-driven. The proposed steel flyover to be constructed from Basaveshwara Circle to Hebbal Flyover.…...

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