Smart City Namma Bengaluru

Smart City Namma Bengaluru
Last Date Jun 26,2016 00:00 AM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
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Bengaluru (erstwhile Bangalore), the capital of Karnataka, has a history of over four hundred years, having been founded by Magadi Kempegowda in the year 1537 AD. With its ...

Bengaluru (erstwhile Bangalore), the capital of Karnataka, has a history of over four hundred years, having been founded by Magadi Kempegowda in the year 1537 AD. With its strategic location as well as congenial climate, fertile land & adequate rainfall has grown steadily in its area.

The history of municipal governance of Bangalore dates back to 1862, when nine leading citizens of the city formed a Municipal Board under the Improvement of Towns Act of 1850. Later, a similar Municipal Board was also formed in the Cantonment area of the city. The two boards were legalised in 1881, and functioned as two independent bodies called the Bangalore City Municipality and the Bangalore Civil and Military Station Municipality.

Post-Independence, the two Municipal Boards were merged to form the Corporation of the City of Bangalore in 1949. In January 2007, the Karnataka Government issued a notification to merge 100 wards of the erstwhile Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) with seven City Municipal Council (CMCs’), one Town Municipal Council (CMC) and 111 villages around the city to form a single administrative area and the body was renamed 'Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike' (BBMP) in 2007.

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Madhava V Banavar 4 years 4 months ago

would have been reduced particulary in outskirs of bangalore.

Important question is how the senior officers (IAS and KAS)are trained and has good knowledge on Urban development, just imagine if they can't resolve traffic mess, clear the encroachment and lay proper roads, no interest on water harversting how can they take up the challenge of Smart city.
So my opinion still the city will become worst as people start poring from different part of the state similar to Mumbai and Delhi.