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Whitefield Rising Eco Santhe

There are a lot of problems in our society that we cannot solve, from poverty to hunger, from child trafficking to illiteracy. However the wonderful Eco Santhe organised by Whitefield Rising showed us that there is still hope to solve these problems at the community level. We as individuals can take action and help our society […]

Steel Flyover Project Scrapped – A Victory for the Common Man

Whitefield Rising welcomes Government decision to SCRAP Steel Flyover. Whitefield Rising had supported CFB campaign and our team participated in the protest organized by CFB. This is truly a victory for Civil society and a realization that if WE are together, WE can make a DIFFERENCE! Also, Thousands of Trees in Bangalore Saved ! http://indiatoday.intoday.in/…/bangalore-rs-1…/1/895051.html […]

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An apartment complex organises large zero waste event

Gopalan Grandeur in Hoodi, Bengaluru, an apartment complex of 560 flats used its Annual Day celebration to send residents a message about eco-friendly consumption and disposal practices. Many residents here are active participants in the activities of the community which has put several waste management measures in place. They have been segregating waste for the […]

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The Whitefield Habba

It was slightly chilly even at 4 PM when we reached the Whitefield Park grounds at Inner Circle. We’d all been anticipating today as Whitefield began its own tradition – “The Whitefield Habba” – a commemorative festival, carnival to celebrate the formation of Karnataka – or the Karnataka Rajyotsava. The spine behind this grand initiative […]

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Whitefield Habba

Celebrating Karnataka Rajyotsava Come be a part of something Unique! Whitefield Habba (Community Carnival) hosted by Whitefield Rising is the first and one of its kind fun event/traditional celebration for families/communities of Whitefield and surrounding areas. A Celebration of our Karnataka Rajyotsava, our interesting residential diversity, our cultural heritage, our local enterprise and the spirit […]

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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 […]

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Rent-a-Shopping Bag

Rent-a-Bag project in Nallurahalli, Whitefield was inaugurated on Saturday 19th March. Jute bags (sponsored by VDB)  and cloth bags (sponsored by Intel) were distributed. All vegetable shops from Nallurahalli Junction to Casa Gopalan building were covered. A total of 1500 bags were distributed with 15+ volunteers which comprised local villagers, Whitefield Rising champions, ward committee members […]