The inventory will be supported by satellite images and GIS

The Water Resources Department will soon open up select stretches of irrigation channels in the State for installation of canal-top solar panels to generate power.

The State government is contemplating bringing in a comprehensive legislation to give effect to its Affordable Housing Policy, 2013, which envisages that private developers earmark 40 per cent land

Thanks to rider that flow of JnNURM funds would stop, if it is not formed. The State government has begun the process of constituting the much-delayed Metropolitan Planning Committee (MPC) for Bangalore.

Under the 74th amendment of the Constitution, MPC is mandatory for a city with a population of more than 10 lakh. Bangalore is home to over 85 lakh (as per census 2011).

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Bangalore: The State government

Ticking bomb: Studies indicate situation heading from bad to worse With the scientific community predicting a steady rise in temperature in the years to come, the State is all set to come out with a comprehensive action plan that would provide a roadmap for policy interventions to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change.