Archive | January, 2015
Varthur Bridge

Is Varthur Bridge safe

Update: Jan 2015! The report is here! Quoting from the report, “The existing Varthur Bridge, as it stands, is free from major distress … ” although ” … appropriate restoration measures …” are needed ” … to render the distressed regions normal and serviceable.” Thus, as per the testing company’s report, you shouldn’t unduly worry about […]

BMTC bus


What’s new with buses on BUS DAY that I need to know about! Launch of BMTC App for trip planning Launch of Chakra midi-bus for intra-mobility. It will cover some internal roads like Borewell Road, too. Better Vajra services between Hope Farm and Kundalahalli Gate via Varthur Kodi. Some Vajra 335E will ply as 335PE […]

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Facelift for Sheelavantare Kere Lake

VDB along with Nusa Dusa Owners Association has taken up the responsibility to clean and maintain the Sheelavantare Kere. VDB has started the cleaning work from  19th of December and has almost finished the first round of cleaning.  The Lake will be fenced and secured by home guards provided by BBMP. VDB will also provide […]

Varthur Lake

Whitefield’s Lakes

WR works with local residents around the lakes to assist in rejuvenating the lake. Rejuvenating a lake generally means stopping sewage flow, allowing in storm run-off, building revetments, embankments, planting trees etc. A description of the steps involved in lake revival is available here. WR has worked with the BBMP (Lakes Dept.) to give direction […]

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The Year That Was

Whitefield Rising-a citizen movement Of volunteers trying to bring improvement To whom a common goal appealed Whose vision is a beautiful Whitefield Garbage & several challenges on our roads Broken pavements & open storm drains showed Undeterred, on the streets volunteers have strode A year on & their dedication has not slowed The Ugly Indians […]