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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sevamrutha Aradhya Vs State of Karnataka dated 16/01/2019 regarding illegal construction in the buffer zone on Kudlu Chikka Kere lake in Banglore South, Karnataka.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anand Vinay Vs State of Karnataka dated 19/12/2018 regarding pollution of lake between Tumkur Road (NH-4) and Magadi Main Road on account of municipal sewage and untreated industrial effluents.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Versus State of Karnataka & Others dated 06/12/2018 regarding contamination of water bodies at Bengaluru - Bellandur lake, Agara lake and Varthur lake on account of discharge of untreated sewage and other effluents from residential/commercial/industrial buildings.

This working paper documents residential consumers’ experiences with solar rooftop PV systems. The data is captured through household surveys conducted across five Indian cities.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/10/2018 regarding pollution caused by Graphite India in Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka. Graphite India has been directed to deposit an amount of Rs. 50 lakhs with the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board.

BENGALURU: Six years after becoming the first urban body in the country to announce it’ll collect sanitary and medical waste separately, the BBMP’s efforts to put in place a proper mechanism to ens

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. S. Ravi Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 04/09/2018 regarding restraining construction activities at Kaikondrahalli Vilalge, BBMP Ward No. 150 (Bellandur Ward), Mahadevpura Zone, Bengaluru. The grievance of the applicant is that the project called ‘SJR Watermark Project’ on the bank of Kaikondrahalli Lake in Bengaluru was within less than 10 meters from the edge of the lake as against the requirement of distance of 30 meters which is a buffer/no development/no construction Zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of B. Raghupathy Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding M/s. New Ark Project proceeding with a project without mandatory requirement of environmental clearance. The project consists of high-rise residential apartments and a commercial complex. The project involves extraction of ground water, generation of waste, generation of effluents, pollution of water streams, adverse population density and increased vehicular emissions. The project is in the catchment area of Bellandur and/or Varthur Lakes.

In February, artist Avril Stormy Unger spent 10 hours each day for five days on Old Madras Road, sitting with wilted flowers and an anti-pollution mask, on an over-sized chair, next to an air quali

Transport planning in Bengaluru is characterised by institutional fragmentation, increasing private modes of transport, and questionable investment decisions in the transport sector. What are the possibilities of implementing a polycentric governance system in such a city? Answering this question requires exploring the characteristics of polycentric governance systems as part of the larger discourse in institutional economics and reflecting upon how far Bengaluru satisfies such characteristics and where changes may be required.