Bangalore City – Potential Challenges and Potential Solutions

 

Report Overview:

  • Bangalore has taken giant strides in the 21st century, emerging as the city of technology, industry, enterprise and above all, of opportunity. The growth in the city has been phenomenal in most respects.
  • Between 2001 and 2011, the population of Bangalore increased by nearly 65% and now stands at over 8.5 million people.  However, such rapid growth has also posed its own set of challenges before Bangalore – the challenge of making this growth process more sustainable, inclusive and citizen-centric.
  • Based on research carried out by Swaniti, this paper highlights the following as some of the most pressing developmental problems in Bangalore:
    • Solid waste management
    • Drinking water
    • Environment and tourism