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Surveys conducted in Karnataka record as many as 11,615 people as homeless. Express News Service BENGALURU : Surveys conducted in Karnataka record as many as 11,615 people as homeless. This number remains far from the actual figure, as the surveys were conducted in only 153 of 277 urban local bodies in the state. To accommodate...
There are about 4,246 homeless people in the city, according to a study conducted by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike. The Palike, under the National Liveability Campaign, in coordination with the NGOs, conducted a survey on the urban poor and homeless in all its eight zones from November 2019. Of the 4,346 homeless people, 3,380...
Volunteers at the sleep out in front of Town Hall on Saturday night BENGALURU: In solidarity with the homeless in Bengaluru, nearly two hundred volunteers gathered outside the Town Hall for a sleep out on Saturday night. The event was organised as part of the World’s Big Sleep Out, an initiative wherevolunteers in over 60...
Bengaluru needs at least 100 night shelters to cater to the homeless BENGALURU: As another winter approaches, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), whose responsibility it is to provide shelters for the homeless, has left them hopeless on the streets. As per Supreme Court directives, Bengaluru needs at least 100 night shelters to cater to...
Their deteriorating condition and lack of infrastructure are only part of the problem, say activists; there are only even shelters to cater to the needy A shelter home provided by the BBMP near the city railway station in Bengaluru. Little has been done to improve them despite promises by the civic body. Poorly ventilated cramped...
Now, for the first time, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to construct a shelter for the homeless transgenders in the city. According to the BBMP’s estimate, there are about 15,000-20,000 transgendersspread across Bengaluru. Many of them are in fact homeless. “A shelter home will be built near the BBMP office near Upparpet...
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is developing an application to store facial recognition and other data of homeless people while conducting a homeless survey in all the 198 wards. The BBMP Information Technology (IT) department is developing the app and the civic body’s welfare department officials will use this to store the data of...
According to the estimates shared by Dream India Network and Impact India Consortium, the South zone in the city has the highest number of urban homeless. The two organisations in association with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are conducting the survey to identify homeless people in the city. The survey in the South zone,...
Currently there are six shelters in the city and the people and organisations associated with this survey feel that the city needs 50 more. By Rashmi Belur Express News Service BENGALURU: 400 — That is the number of homeless people identified in just two areas of the city on Day 1 of a survey on...
TNN | Updated: Oct 30, 2018, 09:53 IST Read This :   New Law Article BENGALURU : The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Monday decided to conduct a survey of the homeless and identify places where shelters can be built. It plans to make at least 20 shelters available in the next five weeks. The...
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