JANAAGRAHA CENTRE FOR CITIZENSHIP AND DEMOCRACY
Citizens reclaim playgrounds while BBMP remains aloof
A BBMP official admitted that citizen groups make their work easy and that the corporation will support maintenance of open spaces.
Pune adjudged best governed city
Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, released the 5th edition of its Annual Survey of India’s Ci...
Thiruvananthapuram, Pune and Kolkata emerge as best governed cities
The Annual Survey of India’s City Systems, which examines city systems on...
ULBs contribute to less than 37% revenue of total receipt
Among the 12 states analysed in the study, Punjab (74%), Goa (55%) and Andhra Pradesh (54%) were the only ones whose municipal bodies contributed revenue over half of the total receipts.
This is Bengaluru city's public purse
ET brings a snapshot of some of CAG's observations, compiled by the Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy.
Many civic bodies don’t earn enough to pay staff
These civic bodies not only depend on financial support from states for developmental work but also use the earmarked funds for salaries.
Meet the rich men of BBMP with a combined wealth of 1228 crore
The combined wealth of all 198 newly-elected members of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike council is Rs 1,228.6 crore.
Quality of life list: Delhi slips to 6th, Mumbai No.1
Mumbai topped the list of 21 big cities in a survey on the capability of a city administration to deliver better quality of life over the medium and long term.
Swachh City Solutions App for garbage free India by April
Urban Development Ministry announced it would launch a mobile App for citizens to post their complaints about garbage pile-up in their areas and seek timely redress.
Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram top cities on governance, quality of life
Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram have jointly been ranked on top among cities in terms of governance and quality of life that is sustainable in the long term, according to a survey released.
Delhi polls: 22 per cent voters names need deletion, says NGO
Releasing findings of its survey, Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy said in addition to 22 per cent voters requiring deletion, addresses of 11 per cent electorates were not found.
Bengaluru-based non-profit 'I Paid A Bribe' to offer advice and advocates to fight corruption
IPAB will launch an online platform to help the victims of corruption fight bribe takers with legal consultation and offering the services of an advocate.
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike shines with good Q1 results, Nagarotthana casts a long shadow
Revenue collections were up 15% at Rs 2,700 crore on the back of strong property tax collections, and an uptick in advertising revenues riding on a robust city economy .
Real-time scrutiny to keep tabs on BBMP's finances; civic body to roll out web-based accounting
This is part of a set of drastic financial reforms in the civic corporation, an institution notorious for financial indiscipline.
Bengaluru has 504 public toilets for one crore citizens
In two years, the civic body has budgeted Rs 62.28 lakh for upkeep of public toilet infrastruc of public toilet infrastructure, with Rs 44.12 lakh allocated this year.
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