User: Jake Topic: Majestic
Category: Metro and Slums
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Hunger Meets Hope Under This Bengaluru Metro Station Bridge Amid Lockdown 28.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Bengaluru's Metro stations are big and bold, symbols of the achievements of a city that is perceived to be one of India's most progressive and modern.
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Covid-19: Slum area in Bengaluru sealed after 10 people test positive 24.4.2020 Scroll.in
A 54-year-old migrant labourer who lives in Bommanahalli area of the Hongasandra ward was the first patient to test positive on Wednesday.
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Slum In Bengaluru Sealed After 10 People Test Positive For COVID-19 24.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A municipal ward in Bengaluru has been partially sealed after 10 positive cases of COVID-19 surfaced over the last two days. The area -- Hongasandra in southeastern part of the city -- is home to...
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101 families to be shifted to make way for Bengaluru metro work 20.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited will bear the cost of rehabilitation.
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Bangalore Buzz: Flood warning for September | Push for suburban rail | KIA second fastest growing airport… and more 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Been busy or away from your city? Catch up on some of the most critical developments in Bengaluru over the last one week.
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What does Rs 1,700 crore ‘Smart City’ plan for Bengaluru involve? 22.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is finally becoming a "Smart City" - but what does it mean? Which areas will get covered, which projects will get implemented? »
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State government sets in motion process to roll out Smart City plan 23.10.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Permits BBMP to form a company, which will take the proposal forward
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Nothing new on suburban rail, airport Metro route 15.3.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The budget did not add anything new to suburban rail or Namma Metro with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah stating that the alignment to the proposed metro line to the Kempegowda International Airport was being finalised.

The Cabinet allocated Rs 345 crore last month for Phase 1 of the suburban rail project.
The chief minister repeated the same and reiterated that Phase 1 of the Namma Metro will meet the April deadline.
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K J George visits slums, lakes and ghettos 3.11.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Single-window agency to help marginalised communities 31.8.2016 deccanherald.com
Centre for Advocacy Research (CFAR) will open 'Sahaya,' a single-window system in Vijayanagar, to help slum dwellers avail government schemes.

CFAR conducted a study in eight settlements in the city, with support from Azim Premji Foundation, to determine the extent of access that women in slums had to welfare schemes. The study concluded that many had not received their Aadhaar cards as a result of which their ration cards were cancelled.

Sahaya will benefit construction workers, domestic workers, garment workers and other marginalised communities to avail 23 schemes focusing on health issues. Assistance will be provided to apply for these schemes and avail benefits.
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The big loopholes in India's smart cities plan 20.7.2016 Rediff: Business
India's cities are bursting at the seams because poor people are migrating to them in search of work.
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New Bengaluru Action Group and its ancestors; Wake up before the Bengaluru bubble bursts; Special info on Chennai elections 13.5.2016 Citizen Matters

In this edition, read about what the newly formed Blue Print Action Group is all about, why citizens should be vary of unbridled development, how construction debris is letting sewage enter a lake, and more...

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Panel formed to coordinate works 11.5.2016 Hindu: News
A 14-member committee, headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has been constituted to coordinate the activities of various public utility agencies in the city. Bengaluru Development Minister K.J. Geor...
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Now, only BBMP to sanction building plans 8.2.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
BDA only sanctions development plans and divides layouts
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Slum Kids Beautify Metro Station 21.10.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Siddu Doles Out More Sops, Promises During City Rounds 7.6.2015 newindianexpress.com
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French team to study metro project from March 26 25.3.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
A team of the French Development Agency (AFD), that may finance city’s metro rail project, will be on a three-day visit to Nagpur city from March 26 to study the project. During their stay, the team will interact with the stakeholders in the project and will visit many places including MIHAN, city bus station and also review different modes of transport in the city, a senior Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) official told TOI.
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Mumbai lags behind other Indian cities in infrastructure 3.10.2013 ET: Infrastructure
“Mumbai lacks the political push that’s needed for these projects, while the government and state agencies in other cities are collectively working on clearing logjam on the ground so that they can expedite infrastructure projects,” an expert said.
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Committed to revival of Mysugar factory: Ramya 23.9.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Committed to revival of Mysugar factory: Ramya
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City swept clean for CM's tour 8.9.2013 newindianexpress.com
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