Urban Governance

CIVIC Bangalore and SHRED (Shanthinagar Residents’ Development Association), who are
constituents of VOTE BENGALURU, have been analysing the electoral rolls as on
01.01.2008 of Assembly Constituency No. 84, Ward 70 (Shanthinagar, BBMP), as a
sample, and wish to bring to your kind attention the anomalies, confusions... more

Ward committees were formed as mandated in the 74th CA in Bangalore in 1999.
This was a progressive step taken by the government and Bangalore Mahanagara
Palike (BMP) towards decentralising the functions and bringing administration closer
to the masses. However, wards committees have not been formed in any of the
... more

This guide documents the experiences of citizens in participatory processes in planning, implementation,
monitoring and social auditing of development activities conducted in the following wards of Bruhat
Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike:
1. Sagayapuram, Ward No 60
2.... more

The basic purpose of the 74th CA, as expressed in Article 243, i.e.,
“Planning for economic development and social justice”, has been a
forgotten mandate. Urban development has come to mean only more and
better roads, flyovers, elevated highways, etc. Human welfare through... more

CIVIC Bangalore

 has great pleasure in inviting you to the release of

"A Guide to Best Practices in Citizen Participation in Urban Governance in Bangalore"

 and consultation on People's Participation in Urban Governance