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November 29, 2017

Sensing local prepares the Manual on Waste Management for Bengaluru

Sarfaraz Khan, Joint Commissioner (SWM), told BM, “This is the first time the BBMP has set the guidelines for the solid waste management in the city." 

November 29, 2017

Waste management manual developed by Sensing local outlines how ward committees should draw up an action plan

In a first, the civic body has brought out a manual to not only create awareness about garbage problems plaguing the city, but also set out standard operating procedures on waste handling and management starting from the micro level.

November 27, 2017

Sensing Local assits in preparing the Solid Waste Mangement Strategy for the BDA Masterplan

The Solid Waste Management (SWM) strategy seems to be one area where the Draft RMP 2031 makes all the right noises and adoption of best practices.

November 06, 2017

No Garden city: Parks here locked through the day

November 05, 2017

Making 'Sense' of the City

Signage, air pollution, lakes, solid waste management are some of the issues, the Austin Town-based outfit has taken up so far. “Everyone is fire-fighting. There comes up an issue, it is fixed up temporarily. The vision and thinking ahead is missing. What is needed is to solve the issue,” says the young urban planner.

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As part of the Air pollution Panel discussion in the conference - Connect Karo, organized by WRI, we presented snippets from our on-going work in BTM.

We recently took part in the Open DataCamp 2016 — an annual conference that aims to create a space to discuss the challenges and experiences of using data in India — to present our perspective, as urban planners, of a...

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