Bengaluru Municipal Corporation

India
Summary
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    Population 9621551
  • km 2
    Area 709.0
  • USD
    GDP 14 Billion
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Bengaluru Municipal Corporation

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Bengaluru Municipal Corporation committed to increase its consumption of energy from renewable energy sources in Local Government by 0 MWh by 2022
  • Current consumption of energy from renewable energy source: MWh
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity sector.
Energy efficiency target

 

0% Energy efficiency improvement by 2022

  • The Bengaluru Municipal Corporation committed to increase its energy efficiency in Primary energy and Local Government energy consumption by 0% by 2022 compared to 2017 levels.
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity sectors
Actions
Bangalore Action Plan for Water and Sanitation Infrastructure
Surya Raitha Scheme - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

project promotes replacing existing inefficient IP sets with efficient pumpsets and energizing these IP sets with solar power and feed in excess energy to the grid on net-metering concept. The excess energy fed into the grid will be paid back to the farmers as per tariff fixed by KERC resulting in additional income to the farmers apart from the income earned through crops.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
local action
Improving Bus Transport along with major arterials - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Reduced Number of Routes: Route rationalisation will result in a 32.5% reduction in the total number of routes, from 132 to 89.
Reduced Travel Times: On average, the project will reduce overall waiting times by 34%.
Improved Capacity: Capacity on the links between Hosur Road and destinations off Hosur Road will increase by an average of 185%. Improved flexibility to match supply to demand: System planners will be able to use different size buses for different sections of the corridor to better match traveldemand and increase load factors.
Improved system usability: Reduced number of routes and a new naming convention will improve system simplicity and usability.
Increased potential for developing user information systems: Improved system simplicity will enable the development of user information systems such as maps at each bus stop.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
BANGALORE DISTRIBUTION UPGRADATION (DAS) PROJECT: - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

BESCOM has taken up a prestigious project to automate the distribution network for monitoring, control and operation of the 11 kV network in the Bangalore City by providing suitable control and communication equipmentwhich of course, first of its kind in the entire country.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
local action
Replacement of Copper Chokes by Electronic Ballast: - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Regulation
  • Status: Completed

During 2011– 2012, BESCOM has replaced 5,298 nos. of existing 50 Watts copper ballast by 28 Watts electronic ballast chokes (with 8 years warranty period) in various BESCOM building at a cost of Rs. 66.90 lakhs.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
local action
Development and implementation of real time bus arrival prediction system - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

A prediction algorithm that used offline data was first developed and corroborated.Simultaneously, GPS units were installed in buses and real time data reception at the server was set up. The prediction algorithm was then linked with real time data for automating the system. The real time results were linked to dissemination modes such as display boards and web pages.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Namma Railu - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Praja RAAG will use this excellent opportunity to help defuse the
severe congestion problems crippling the highways into the city. educate & inform citizens of the benefits of commuter
rail. Praja RAAG will continue to work towards augmenting routes and frequencies ofthe cheaper Commuter rail mass transport alternative for the city and suburbs
Praja RAAG will continue to work to popularize Commuter Rail as the preferred option for the suburban community that forms an important cog in the economic wheel of the city
Praja RAAG is already working with other organizations like ORRCA to organize 'Train Day’ along the lines of ‘Bus Day’ to popularize the use of suburban trains for daily commuting needs;

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
DSM based LED Programme (DELP) - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

DELP uses the BLY methodology and monetizes the energy saving accrued as a result of replacement of 4 nos. of 60W inefficient incandescent lamps by 7W LED lamps. The programme is being implemented through M/s EESL.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
“Automated Tracking and Control of Green Assets” (ATCAG) Bike Share, Bengaluru - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Bangalore has implemented a visionary bike
sharing scheme to provide last-mile connectivity to its
new and expanding Namma Metro. The project,
designed, implemented, and operated by the private
electronics company Kerberon Automations, uses
their trademark technology of “Automated Tracking
and Control of Green Assets” (ATCAG) to promote
NMT use in the city. The most prolific use of this
ATCAG technology to date is in the bike sharing
system, which holds the distinction of being the first
and only fully automated bike sharing scheme in India.
Users pay Rs 1000 (refundable) for registration, after
which they can use the system’s cycles for up to one
hour at no charge, with Rs. 10 for each subsequent
hour. The system uses rechargeable smartcards in
which users are required to maintain at least a Rs. 250
balance. ATCAG Bike Share stations have been
installed at all six of the currently operational Namma
Metro stations and three other locations in the city,
with further expansion planned as the Metro
continues to grow. While the initial reaction to the
bike sharing system has been lukewarm – as of March
2013 there were only 40 registered users – the
advanced, revolutionary system is nevertheless an
important step towards an integrated multimodal
transport system in Bangalore, and a helpful model
for other Indian cities.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Vidhyuth Jagruthi Yojane - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education / Training
  • Status: In operation

Vidhyuth Jagruthi Yojane, an awareness program introduced for school children to bring in awareness among the children. The agency has to achieve 5.2 MU of energy saving for two academic years. Objectives of the project :
To reduce real time energy consumption in schools and households
To establish energy resource classrooms and energy clubs in schools
To implement school specific –energy savings programme to ensure project sustainability

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Bangalore Traffic Improvement Project(BTRAC) - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Bangalore is among the fastest growing cities in India
with a vehicle population of about 42 lakh vehicles
growing at the rate of 10 % per annum. With a
population of 8.5 million spread across an area of 741
square kilometres, the city is a nightmare for traffic
planners. Anticipating growth in the number of vehicles
and serious problems in management of traffic, the city
police have envisaged a Bangalore Traffic Improvement
Plan which is popularly known as B-TRAC Scheme. The
project covers the entire city, with the main objective
being to identify all systematic deficiencies within traffic
management and enforcement in a planned manner and
with appropriate application of Information and
Communication Tools (ICT) in the day-to-day operations
of the department of traffic police. The B-TRAC project
was divided into 5 phases between 2006 and 2011. The
main components of BTRAC projects are: Junction
Improvement, Intelligent Transport System,
Surveillance & Enforcement cameras, street furniture
such as road signage, painting of roads, education and
public awareness, and capacity building. Under this
project, 179 surveillance cameras,5 traffic enforcement
cameras, 340 signals running on solar energy,49 pelican
light signals for pedestrains and 20 Variable Message
Signs (VMS) have also been installed to relay live traffic
data for regulation, monitoring and enforcement. All this
data is being integrated in a TMC which will keep track
of traffic flow in the city. Finally, a road junction
improvement plan has also been taken up as a part of
the project.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
NIRANTHARA JYOTHI SCHEME - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

Niranthara Jyothi project is a prestigious scheme of Government of Karnataka intends to provide 24 hrs 3phase power supply to non agricultural loads like domestic, commercial, water supply, street light, rural industries etc., in rural areas by segregating the agricultural loads, which is a boon to the rural economy.

Objectives Reduction in distribution transformer failures
Increase in metered sales
Reduction in technical losses
Improved load management
Improves standard of living in rural areas.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Kaikondrahalli Restoration Project - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: Completed

Phase I, which lasted from December 2009 to March 2011, began with demarcation of the lake’s boundaries. The next step was aimed at de-silting of the lake and to curb pollution activities. In Phase II (September 2011 to March 2012) a fence was
constructed around the lake in line with its administratively
and cartographically demarcated boundary. The BBMP regularly engaged with the local community
throughout the implementation of the restoration project.
After project completion, the task of monitoring and
maintenance was handed over to the local community.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
local action
Belaku Yojana Scheme - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

Replacement of 2 no. of Incandescent lamps with 2 no. of CFLs for Anthyodaya Anna Yojane (AAY) households. KREDL is the nodal agency for implementing the scheme. KREDL has to procure 10.45 lakhs of CFL bulbs to distribute for AAY beneficiaries. The period of the scheme is for 6 months.
Progress: KREDL allotted 1,46,760 no. of CFLs to BESCOM division-wise vide letter no.: KREDL/03/BY/2014-15/5138, dated:02.12.2014

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Traffic Transit Management Centres, Bangalore - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Bangalore – a city of 8.5 million – has taken a
commendable step towards inclusive Transit-Oriented
Development in its bus stations. By constructing 10
modern, mixed-use Traffic Transit Management Centres
(TTMCs), the city provides a needed space for
multimodal integration under one roof. Users can now
park their cars and board a bus in one location, making
public transport easier and more attractive. The upper
floors of these depots are leased out for commercial
purposes, generating revenue for BMTC which can be
used for upkeep or elsewhere in the bus system. As this
project embodies many of the core principles of the
National Urban Transport Policy, including promotion of
public transport and encouraging integration between
transport modes, it is a development strategy that other
Indian cities would do well to follow.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
R-APDRP PART A in BESCOM - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

Focus of the programme shall be on:
(1) Actual, demonstrable performance in terms of sustained loss
reduction.
(2) Establishment of reliable and automated systems for sustained
collection of accurate base line data.
(3) Adoption of Information Technology in the areas of energy
accounting will be essential before taking up the regular distributionstrengthening projects.
It is proposed to cover urban areas - towns and cities with population
of more than 30,000 as per the 2001 Census will be covered. Projects
under the scheme are taken up in two Parts.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Innovative Sustainable Urban Public Transport – BMTC Model - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
(BMTC) has achieved remarkable degrees of success in
providing public transport for Bangalore - a city of 8.5
million, and the fifth-largest urban population in India.
Through sound management policies that foster
innovation and improvements, strong leadership,
transparency, public relations, and effective branding,
the organization has been shown to be a paragon of
excellence for other providers in India and abroad.
BMTC consistently enjoys surplus revenue, rare for a
transit provider of its size. It adapts to new
technology, equipping its bus fleet with GPS,
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), and Passenger
Information Systems (PIS); has established several
Traffic Transit Management Centres; and makes all
essential information regarding passenger travel
available online. BMTC is also committed to
protecting the environment by equipping all bus
depots with the latest emission testing facilities, using
Ultra Low Sulphur High speed diesel and other
alternative fuels. Moreover, its HR policies dictate
that drivers be screened and trained to maintain high
safety records, and that they receive fair
remuneration. BMTC now has a bus fleet of 6476
vehicles, and should continue to grow and improve
with the city of Bangalore. Recently BMTC has
implemented “Vajra,” a new high quality airport direct
service using Volvo buses, and “Atal Sarige,” a special
subsidized operation geared toward the city’s urban
poor.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Bicycle friendly streets and Namma cycles - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Ride-A-Cycle Foundation is creating awareness and motivating
the user groups. BBMP and Traffic Police will take it forward for its implementation. Active user groups – the school students and residents of Jayanagar are sensitized and adequate awareness of this initiative.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
local action
Lifestyle change approach to Best Energy Conservation Practices - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education / Training
  • Status: Completed

M/s. Centre for Sustainable Development were engaged for bringing in awareness among residential / commercial customers for adoption of Energy Efficient methods in their daily lifestyle as a pilot project in Brigade Road, M.G. Road, Residency Road and Halasur.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Irrigation Pumpset program (BEIPP) - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: Completed

i) A total number of 1074 nos of submersible pump sets were replaced by Energy Efficient IP Sets under the scheme ii) BESCOM planned an initiative called replacing inefficient irrigation pump sets by high efficient pump sets on HVDS feeders at Doddaballapur Sub-Division as a pilot project. iii) A total number of 277 inefficient Pump sets at metered locations in Doddballapura Sub-Division were replaced by High Energy Efficient Pump Sets.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Tender SURE - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

Project Tender SURE (Specifications for Urban Road Execution) was conceived and developed by India Urban Space Foundation (IUSF). In Bangalore, Project Tender SURE has been supported and championed by leaders and business stalwarts of Bangalore City Connect Foundation BCCF, and is being executed by the Government of Karnataka. It is a ground-breaking project that tackles the chaos caused by poor planning of India’s urban roads – providing a systematic and disciplined way to address the details of design, procurement and execution of city roads.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
IDGH VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (HVDS) PROGRAME - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

HVDS is a technology where the Electricity is Distributed to the
consumers at Higher Voltage Level (llkV) instead of Low Voltage
level (400V1240V).
~ Normally in the present distribution network, the 11kV HT line goes to
the DTC (Distribution Transformer Centre) and from there lengthy LT Lines (400V1240V) are drawn to give supply to different installations.
In HVDS System the HT lines are run up to the installation premises and there it is stepped down through a transformer before giving supply through service main.
The Kamataka Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued various directives with a view to reduce high levels of technical and commercial losses in the distribution system.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
CFL Purchase Options Bachat Lamp Yojana Scheme - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: Completed

Under this scheme consumers were encouraged to purchase CFLs directly Consumers were encouraged to purchase CFL directly from suppliers or from BESCOM on a monthly instalment basis paid through electricity bills.
i) Fused distributed CFLs were replaced within two years for 6000hr. ii) Fused distributed CFLs within three years for 10,000 hr lamps during CDM project.
iii) A maximum of 4 CFLs were replaced in exchange of an incandescent lamp (ICL) at a cost of INR 15 per house hold.
iv) 100% increase in sale of CFL, reduction in residential demand to an extent of 10.46 MWs.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
local action
Surya Raitha Scheme - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: In operation

project promotes replacing existing inefficient IP sets with efficient pumpsets and energizing these IP sets with solar power and feed in excess energy to the grid on net-metering concept. The excess energy fed into the grid will be paid back to the farmers as per tariff fixed by KERC resulting in additional income to the farmers apart from the income earned through crops.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Improving Bus Transport along with major arterials - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Reduced Number of Routes: Route rationalisation will result in a 32.5% reduction in the total number of routes, from 132 to 89.
Reduced Travel Times: On average, the project will reduce overall waiting times by 34%.
Improved Capacity: Capacity on the links between Hosur Road and destinations off Hosur Road will increase by an average of 185%. Improved flexibility to match supply to demand: System planners will be able to use different size buses for different sections of the corridor to better match traveldemand and increase load factors.
Improved system usability: Reduced number of routes and a new naming convention will improve system simplicity and usability.
Increased potential for developing user information systems: Improved system simplicity will enable the development of user information systems such as maps at each bus stop.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
BANGALORE DISTRIBUTION UPGRADATION (DAS) PROJECT: - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

BESCOM has taken up a prestigious project to automate the distribution network for monitoring, control and operation of the 11 kV network in the Bangalore City by providing suitable control and communication equipmentwhich of course, first of its kind in the entire country.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Replacement of Copper Chokes by Electronic Ballast: - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Regulation
  • Status: Completed

During 2011– 2012, BESCOM has replaced 5,298 nos. of existing 50 Watts copper ballast by 28 Watts electronic ballast chokes (with 8 years warranty period) in various BESCOM building at a cost of Rs. 66.90 lakhs.

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Sectors:
local action
Development and implementation of real time bus arrival prediction system - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

A prediction algorithm that used offline data was first developed and corroborated.Simultaneously, GPS units were installed in buses and real time data reception at the server was set up. The prediction algorithm was then linked with real time data for automating the system. The real time results were linked to dissemination modes such as display boards and web pages.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Namma Railu - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Praja RAAG will use this excellent opportunity to help defuse the
severe congestion problems crippling the highways into the city. educate & inform citizens of the benefits of commuter
rail. Praja RAAG will continue to work towards augmenting routes and frequencies ofthe cheaper Commuter rail mass transport alternative for the city and suburbs
Praja RAAG will continue to work to popularize Commuter Rail as the preferred option for the suburban community that forms an important cog in the economic wheel of the city
Praja RAAG is already working with other organizations like ORRCA to organize 'Train Day’ along the lines of ‘Bus Day’ to popularize the use of suburban trains for daily commuting needs;

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
DSM based LED Programme (DELP) - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

DELP uses the BLY methodology and monetizes the energy saving accrued as a result of replacement of 4 nos. of 60W inefficient incandescent lamps by 7W LED lamps. The programme is being implemented through M/s EESL.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
“Automated Tracking and Control of Green Assets” (ATCAG) Bike Share, Bengaluru - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Bangalore has implemented a visionary bike
sharing scheme to provide last-mile connectivity to its
new and expanding Namma Metro. The project,
designed, implemented, and operated by the private
electronics company Kerberon Automations, uses
their trademark technology of “Automated Tracking
and Control of Green Assets” (ATCAG) to promote
NMT use in the city. The most prolific use of this
ATCAG technology to date is in the bike sharing
system, which holds the distinction of being the first
and only fully automated bike sharing scheme in India.
Users pay Rs 1000 (refundable) for registration, after
which they can use the system’s cycles for up to one
hour at no charge, with Rs. 10 for each subsequent
hour. The system uses rechargeable smartcards in
which users are required to maintain at least a Rs. 250
balance. ATCAG Bike Share stations have been
installed at all six of the currently operational Namma
Metro stations and three other locations in the city,
with further expansion planned as the Metro
continues to grow. While the initial reaction to the
bike sharing system has been lukewarm – as of March
2013 there were only 40 registered users – the
advanced, revolutionary system is nevertheless an
important step towards an integrated multimodal
transport system in Bangalore, and a helpful model
for other Indian cities.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Vidhyuth Jagruthi Yojane - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Education / Training
  • Status: In operation

Vidhyuth Jagruthi Yojane, an awareness program introduced for school children to bring in awareness among the children. The agency has to achieve 5.2 MU of energy saving for two academic years. Objectives of the project :
To reduce real time energy consumption in schools and households
To establish energy resource classrooms and energy clubs in schools
To implement school specific –energy savings programme to ensure project sustainability

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Bangalore Traffic Improvement Project(BTRAC) - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Bangalore is among the fastest growing cities in India
with a vehicle population of about 42 lakh vehicles
growing at the rate of 10 % per annum. With a
population of 8.5 million spread across an area of 741
square kilometres, the city is a nightmare for traffic
planners. Anticipating growth in the number of vehicles
and serious problems in management of traffic, the city
police have envisaged a Bangalore Traffic Improvement
Plan which is popularly known as B-TRAC Scheme. The
project covers the entire city, with the main objective
being to identify all systematic deficiencies within traffic
management and enforcement in a planned manner and
with appropriate application of Information and
Communication Tools (ICT) in the day-to-day operations
of the department of traffic police. The B-TRAC project
was divided into 5 phases between 2006 and 2011. The
main components of BTRAC projects are: Junction
Improvement, Intelligent Transport System,
Surveillance & Enforcement cameras, street furniture
such as road signage, painting of roads, education and
public awareness, and capacity building. Under this
project, 179 surveillance cameras,5 traffic enforcement
cameras, 340 signals running on solar energy,49 pelican
light signals for pedestrains and 20 Variable Message
Signs (VMS) have also been installed to relay live traffic
data for regulation, monitoring and enforcement. All this
data is being integrated in a TMC which will keep track
of traffic flow in the city. Finally, a road junction
improvement plan has also been taken up as a part of
the project.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
NIRANTHARA JYOTHI SCHEME - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

Niranthara Jyothi project is a prestigious scheme of Government of Karnataka intends to provide 24 hrs 3phase power supply to non agricultural loads like domestic, commercial, water supply, street light, rural industries etc., in rural areas by segregating the agricultural loads, which is a boon to the rural economy.

Objectives Reduction in distribution transformer failures
Increase in metered sales
Reduction in technical losses
Improved load management
Improves standard of living in rural areas.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Kaikondrahalli Restoration Project - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: Completed

Phase I, which lasted from December 2009 to March 2011, began with demarcation of the lake’s boundaries. The next step was aimed at de-silting of the lake and to curb pollution activities. In Phase II (September 2011 to March 2012) a fence was
constructed around the lake in line with its administratively
and cartographically demarcated boundary. The BBMP regularly engaged with the local community
throughout the implementation of the restoration project.
After project completion, the task of monitoring and
maintenance was handed over to the local community.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Belaku Yojana Scheme - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

Replacement of 2 no. of Incandescent lamps with 2 no. of CFLs for Anthyodaya Anna Yojane (AAY) households. KREDL is the nodal agency for implementing the scheme. KREDL has to procure 10.45 lakhs of CFL bulbs to distribute for AAY beneficiaries. The period of the scheme is for 6 months.
Progress: KREDL allotted 1,46,760 no. of CFLs to BESCOM division-wise vide letter no.: KREDL/03/BY/2014-15/5138, dated:02.12.2014

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Traffic Transit Management Centres, Bangalore - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Bangalore – a city of 8.5 million – has taken a
commendable step towards inclusive Transit-Oriented
Development in its bus stations. By constructing 10
modern, mixed-use Traffic Transit Management Centres
(TTMCs), the city provides a needed space for
multimodal integration under one roof. Users can now
park their cars and board a bus in one location, making
public transport easier and more attractive. The upper
floors of these depots are leased out for commercial
purposes, generating revenue for BMTC which can be
used for upkeep or elsewhere in the bus system. As this
project embodies many of the core principles of the
National Urban Transport Policy, including promotion of
public transport and encouraging integration between
transport modes, it is a development strategy that other
Indian cities would do well to follow.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
R-APDRP PART A in BESCOM - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

Focus of the programme shall be on:
(1) Actual, demonstrable performance in terms of sustained loss
reduction.
(2) Establishment of reliable and automated systems for sustained
collection of accurate base line data.
(3) Adoption of Information Technology in the areas of energy
accounting will be essential before taking up the regular distributionstrengthening projects.
It is proposed to cover urban areas - towns and cities with population
of more than 30,000 as per the 2001 Census will be covered. Projects
under the scheme are taken up in two Parts.

Read More Read Less
Sectors:
local action
Innovative Sustainable Urban Public Transport – BMTC Model - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Strategy / Policy
  • Status: In operation

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
(BMTC) has achieved remarkable degrees of success in
providing public transport for Bangalore - a city of 8.5
million, and the fifth-largest urban population in India.
Through sound management policies that foster
innovation and improvements, strong leadership,
transparency, public relations, and effective branding,
the organization has been shown to be a paragon of
excellence for other providers in India and abroad.
BMTC consistently enjoys surplus revenue, rare for a
transit provider of its size. It adapts to new
technology, equipping its bus fleet with GPS,
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), and Passenger
Information Systems (PIS); has established several
Traffic Transit Management Centres; and makes all
essential information regarding passenger travel
available online. BMTC is also committed to
protecting the environment by equipping all bus
depots with the latest emission testing facilities, using
Ultra Low Sulphur High speed diesel and other
alternative fuels. Moreover, its HR policies dictate
that drivers be screened and trained to maintain high
safety records, and that they receive fair
remuneration. BMTC now has a bus fleet of 6476
vehicles, and should continue to grow and improve
with the city of Bangalore. Recently BMTC has
implemented “Vajra,” a new high quality airport direct
service using Volvo buses, and “Atal Sarige,” a special
subsidized operation geared toward the city’s urban
poor.

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Bicycle friendly streets and Namma cycles - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Ride-A-Cycle Foundation is creating awareness and motivating
the user groups. BBMP and Traffic Police will take it forward for its implementation. Active user groups – the school students and residents of Jayanagar are sensitized and adequate awareness of this initiative.

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Lifestyle change approach to Best Energy Conservation Practices - Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Education / Training
  • Status: Completed

M/s. Centre for Sustainable Development were engaged for bringing in awareness among residential / commercial customers for adoption of Energy Efficient methods in their daily lifestyle as a pilot project in Brigade Road, M.G. Road, Residency Road and Halasur.

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Inventories
Community inventories

The Bengaluru Municipal Corporation has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2008. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2008, the Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2008
Government operations inventory

GHG emission from Bengaluru Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in
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Initiative

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