Archive | May, 2016

What is with the Garbage in Whitefield

Across our 6 wards of the greater Whitefield area in Mahadevpura, we generate over 120 tonnes of garbage a day. The ideal system is one where atleast half can be locally managed and the balance is collected in a pre segregated manner to process elsewhere. If it is not collected segregated, someone has to sit […]


Donate Textbooks & stationery

Whitefield Rising is collecting Textbooks (all grades, all curriculum), Notebooks, Stationery, Uniforms, Kids Clothes, Bags, Shoes, Lunch Boxes, Water Bottles and Toys (complete sets) that are in good & usable condition. Please keep each item in a separate bag (cloth preferred, avoid plastic) or carton. We are unable to provide pick- up facility this time. […]

Kundanahalli Lake 1

Big day for Kundalahalli Lake

Big day for Kundalahalli Lake today! The encroachments around the Lake, around 35 guntas, were brought down by the BBMP. Following the survey of all Bangalore lakes back in May 2015, the BBMP and the revenue office has data on Bangalore lakes (available online). And it is on the basis of this data that the […]


Occupancy Certificate

What is an Occupancy Certificate A certificate of occupancy is a document issued by a local government agency or building department certifying a building’s compliance with applicable building codes and other laws, and indicating it to be in a condition suitable for occupancy. Obtaining an OC is a requirement under the Karnataka Apartment Ownership Act, 1972. The law says […]