Cities » Bangalore

Updated: August 30, 2013 00:19 IST

Segregate waste or get ready to pay penalty

Staff Reporter
Comment (1)   ·   print   ·   T  T  

Have you not been segregating your waste at home? It is time you bucked up as the Bruhat Bangalore Mahangara Palike (BBMP) has authorised the Assistant Executive Engineer or Assistant Engineer of the respective wards to levy and collect penalty for effective solid waste management.

A notification to this effect was issued by the BBMP Commissioner here on Thursday. The notification states that officials are vested with the responsibility to levy fine under the amended Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976. A public notice has been issued by the BBMP fixing the fine amount for various offences such as spitting, not segregating waste and allowing filth to flow on to the streets.

The public notice stated that failure to segregate dry waste from wet waste will attract a fine of Rs. 100 for residents and Rs. 500 for bulk generators. The penalty for the second time offence by residents would be Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 for bulk generators.

Failure to segregate and hand over garden waste, sanitary waste, biomedical waste would attract a fine of Rs. 500 for the first time and Rs. 1,000 for the second and subsequent offences.

If you dump building waste irregularly, you are likely to be penalised Rs. 1,000 for the first offence and Rs. 5,000 for the second and subsequent offences.

Irregular deposit of rubbish or filth or any solid waste could cost you Rs. 100 and the subsequent times you would be fined Rs. 200.

The civic body has also decided to levy fine for littering, spitting, urinating and depositing carcasses of animals in an improper place.

More In: Bangalore

Fantastic decision go on.....

from:  Chethan A
Posted on: Aug 30, 2013 at 12:37 IST
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Listen to The Hindu's Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speak to our Sports-Writer Arun Venugopal on India's tour of England and the Commonweath Games....Listen in »

WorldView with Suhasini Haidar

Extreme outcomes in the Great Game over Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the "Great Game".

Free for all

An Uncritical Eye - "The World Before Her"

It’s a telling commentary that the media groups blacklisted any news on the film and the VHP chose to make it more popular!

They travelled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO’s Game of Thrones at a Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers. Fans on Fr... »

Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

  • facebook Facebook
  • twitter Twitter


More Resources »

Sunday Magazine

More Sunday Magazine »

Friday Review

More Friday Review »


More Habitat »

Young World

More Young World »



Recent Article in Bangalore

Teacher in south Bangalore school ‘sent on long leave’

Move follows a student’s complaint that he was ‘staring’ at her »