BBMP mapping black spots throughout Bengaluru


Although town has door-to-door assortment of rubbish, there are nonetheless 1000’s of black spots the place blended waste continues to be dumped indiscriminately. Clearing these black spots is proving to be a giant problem for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which has now taken up an train to map all of them.

In line with senior civic officers, over the previous few years, a number of makes an attempt have been made to clear the black spots. The BBMP had efficiently eradicated practically 1,000 of the over 2,500 black spots.

This was carried out with help from The Ugly Indians, marshals, and pourakarmikas.

“Whereas the 1,000 that have been eradicated haven’t come again, we had put in CCTV cameras in just a few others. Nonetheless, the black spots solely bought shifted to areas not lined by the cameras. We determined to take up mapping these spots to get to the basis of the issue and make sure that these spots don’t come again,” stated Sarfaraz Khan, BBMP’s Joint Commissioner (Stable Waste Administration).

To scale back dependency on the landfill, the civic physique is now considering putting in segregation machines in numerous components of town. Senior officers stated that this was carried out in just a few cities in Tamil Nadu, reminiscent of Kumbakonam.

“Simply from the black spots, we gather round 300 tonnes of blended waste. Even a small effort reminiscent of this can go a great distance in lowering dependency on the landfills,” stated a civic official.

Mr. Khan, confirming the event, stated that the BBMP had lately floated tenders for putting in segregation machines of smaller capacities, both on the ward-level or the division-level.



“Now we have recognized some areas the place these segregation machines may be put in, reminiscent of Jakkur, Jayanagar and even the recovered land on the Bellahalli quarry,” he stated.

That aside, the BBMP can be working in direction of rising segregation ranges from 40% to no less than 70%. “That is an achievable goal and we’re working with numerous stakeholders for a similar,” he added.


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