People's problems-

People's problems-

People's problems-

LED bulb distribution shady  
I am a senior citizen living in an independent house. My electricity bill is on an average Rs 1,200 per month and I have opted for Electronic Clearance Scheme (ECS) to pay bills.
Sometime back, I went to the Bescom office at Chikkalsandra to collect the LED bulbs. I was told to produce the latest electricity bill and an ID proof for purchasing the bulbs and I produced the required papers. I was told that someone had already purchased bulbs on my meter number. I am living alone and no one else has access to the bills.


My meter number BS5EH36890 was quoted by one Krupashankar,who is a contractor with mobile number 8904543067 and the bulbs were given to him.  I met the assistant engineer of Bescom in that building and told him about the incident. He was helpless and informed that the company that was distributing the bulbs was a private entity and Bescom was not involved in the task.

This is strange as the bulbs are being distributed on the premises of Bescom and we are asked to produce bills generated by Bescom.
M V Nahusharaj,
Palmsprings Layout
Kanakapura Main Road

Nagasandra lake in a bad shape
Nagasandra lake is in a dilapidated state with overgrown weeds and garbage dumped on the lake bed. The water body has also been facing threat from rampant encroachments. When contacted, the officials of the Bangalore Development Authority said that it was not possible to take up development activities at the lake immediately.
Another problem is traffic chaos from SRS Junction on National Highway-4. There is no underpass on this route and the stretch is chaotic with heavy traffic density. Though traffic policemen have been deputed on the route, it is impossible for them to control traffic. The authorities concerned should consider constructing an underpass on the stretch.
Subhash Shetty,
Shobha Ruby Apartments
Nagasandra

Civic woes in Narayananagar
The 15th cross road in first block of Narayananagar has not been asphalted for the past 15 years. The local residents have installed the streetlights spending money from their own pockets.

Stormwater drains have not been desilted for quite a long time and nor is garbage collected regularly. The area, which falls under ward number 109 (Chickpet) lacks a park for children. Moreover, the locality lacks water supply and the residents are dependent on borewells or tankers for water. There has been no response from the officials of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in spite of repeated complaints.
Arun


Fill potholes on flyover

There are at least three to four potholes right in the middle of the down ramp on Dairy Circle flyover, near Nimhans. Some of these potholes are a foot deep and with the vehicles coming down the ramp at high speed, there is high possibility of accidents here. The authorities are requested to fill the potholes before some grave mishap occurs here.
Srinivasa Pradeep

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Letters of grievances are pouring in and we are doing our best to accommodate as many as possible. Readers may write in to highlight civic problems affecting their locality and we will help address them in an interactive and effective manner.

Grievances and issues related to public utility agencies such as Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (Bescom) would be highlighted in the weekly column.

The writeups, which could be accompanied by photographs highlighting the problems, will be published on Mondays.

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