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What Defines Good Political Leadership?

The world is brimming with ambitious political leaders, but sadly very few matchups to the traits of good leadership. In fact, many political leaders appear to be severely lacking in some of the most essential qualities of a good leader, such as integrity and accountability. It's no coincidence that the word "politician" has many negative connotations. But experience tells us [...]

By |2020-07-24T16:05:01+05:30July 24th, 2020|Categories: B.CLIP, B.PAC, Participatory Democracy Program, Politics|0 Comments

Water Security

Changing rain patterns and an increase in temperature are being seen and felt by most of us Bengalureans. But we don’t ponder in length about its long term consequences to our way of life. Climate Change is real, and it’s happening! Water is one of the critical resources which is facing scarcity in the current environmental climate. Given the [...]

By |2020-06-23T18:49:25+05:30September 25th, 2019|Categories: B.CLIP|0 Comments

The Future of Youth Vote in India

India’s 2019 General Elections has recently concluded, and the country has experienced its highest voter turnout in decades. Of these, the votes of the ‘youth’ (which can be loosely defined as those between the ages of 18 and 25) have played a significant part in shaping the outcome of the election.  With a median age of 29, India is [...]

She the Law-Maker

Millions of Women Elected Representatives in Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) since 1993, yet we have fewer women in Assemblies and Parliament, while many men who were Elected in Panchayat or ULBs have made it to the Assemblies and Parliament, the Women are left far behind, making it a fit case to analyze why the women reservation is actually [...]

By |2020-06-23T19:00:40+05:30December 21st, 2018|Categories: B.CLIP, Elections, Participatory Democracy Program, Politics, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ಯುವಜನರ ಮತದಾನವು ಪ್ರಜಾಪ್ರಭುತ್ವದ ಭವಿಷ್ಯ

ಪ್ರಜಾಪ್ರಭುತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ ಮತದಾನ ಹಾಗೂ ಚುನಾವಣೆ ಒಂದೇ ನಾಣ್ಯದ ಎರಡು ಮುಖಗಳಿದ್ದಂತೆ. ಮತದಾನವು ರಾಜಕೀಯ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆಯನ್ನು ನಿಯಂತ್ರಿಸುವುದಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಭಾರತೀಯ ಸಂವಿಧಾನ ನೀಡಿರುವ ಒಂದು ಬಲವಾದ ಅಸ್ತ್ರ. ಸಮಾಜದಲ್ಲಿ ಏನೇ ಬದಲಾವಣೆ ತರಬೇಕೆಂದರು ಮುಕ್ತ ಮತದಾನದಿಂದ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸಾಧ್ಯ, ಸಂವಿಧಾನವು ಹೇಳುವ ಪ್ರಕಾರ ಪ್ರಜೆಗಳಿಂದ ಆಯ್ಕೆಯಾದ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಜನರ ಆಶೋತ್ತರಗಳಂತೆಯೇ ನಡೆಯಬೇಕು. ಪ್ರಜೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಸರಕಾರವನ್ನು ಸ್ಥಾಪಿಸುವ ಮತ್ತು ಅಧಿಕಾರದಿಂದ ಕೆಳಗಿಸುವ ಹಕ್ಕನ್ನು ಮತದಾನವು ನೀಡಿದೆ. ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಜನಸಂಖ್ಯೆಯು ಸುಮಾರು ಆರು ಕೋಟಿ ಇದೆ, ಇವರಲ್ಲಿ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಆಯೋಗ 2018ರ ಪರಿಕ್ಷøತ ಮತದಾರರ ಕರಡು ಪ್ರತಿಯ ಪ್ರಕಾರ [...]

By |2018-02-14T15:06:45+05:30February 12th, 2018|Categories: B.CLIP, B.PAC, Elections, Making Bengaluru Better, Participatory Democracy Program|0 Comments

ಹೊಸ ಪರ್ವದೆಡೆಗೆ ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಹಾಕುತ್ತಿರುವ ಮಾದರಿ ಕಾರ್ಪೋರೇಟರ್

ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನಂತಹ ಮಹಾನಗರದಲ್ಲಿ , ಜನಸಾಮಾನ್ಯರ ಸೇವೆಗಾಗಿ ಹಲವಾರು ನಾಯಕರು ಶ್ರಮಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಬದಲವಣೆಯ ಚುಕ್ಕಾಣಿ ಹಿಡಿದಿರಿವ ಹಲವು ಜನನಾಯಕರಲ್ಲಿ ಉಮೇಶ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿಯವರು ಕೂಡ ಒಬ್ಬರು, ಜನಸಾಮಾನ್ಯರ ನಡುವೆಯೇ ನಿಂತು ಹಲವಾರು ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿ, ತನ್ನೊಂದಿಗೆ ಇತರೆ ನಾಯಕರನ್ನೂ ಬೆಂಬಲಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ಸಮಾಜಸೇವಕರಿಗೆ, ಜನಪರ ನಾಯಕರಿಗೆ ಹಾಗು ಯುವಸಮುದಾಯಗಳಿಗೆ ಬೆನ್ನೆಲುಬಾಗಿ ನಿಂತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಬಿ.ಪ್ಯಾಕ್ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯು ಗೋವಿಂದರಾಜನಗರ ನಗರ ವಾರ್ಡಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಬಹಯತೇಕ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳಿಗೆ ತಮ್ಮ ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣ ಬೆಂಬಲ ಸೂಚಿಸುತ್ತ ಬಂದ್ದಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಪರಿಸರಸ್ನೇಹಿ ಗಣೇಶ ಚತುರ್ಥಿಯನ್ನು ಆಚರಿಸಲು ಹಾಗು ಪಿ.ಒ.ಪಿ ಗಣೇಶಗಳ ಬಳಿಕೆಯಿಂದ ಪರಿಸರಕ್ಕೆ ಆಗುತ್ತಿರುವ ಹಾನಿಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ [...]

By |2017-12-29T15:50:34+05:30December 13th, 2017|Categories: B.CLIP, B.PAC, Participatory Democracy Program, Politics|0 Comments

An insight into the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike

“In this structure composed of innumerable villages, there will be ever widening, never ascending, circles. Life will not be a pyramid with the apex sustained by the bottom. But, it will be an oceanic circle, whose centre will be the individual, always ready to perish for the village, the latter ready to perish for the circle of the villages, till [...]

By |2017-12-29T15:50:04+05:30December 12th, 2017|Categories: B.CLIP, B.PAC, Participatory Democracy Program, Politics|0 Comments

B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubator Program (B.CLIP) Milana

The success of a program gets measured by the quality of the students that it has helped shape. When B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubator Program (B.CLIP) launched in 2014, we envisioned a program that will impact Bengaluru city through grassroots level leaders. B.PAC has been made stronger and has been able to affect more change through B.CLIP trained Civic Leaders. These [...]

By |2019-02-16T16:40:11+05:30November 22nd, 2017|Categories: B.CLIP|0 Comments

Perseverance by choice, Leader by habit

“I wanted to be a change-maker, which is the primary cause that lead me into politics- fighting the negativism surrounding politics”, Kavitha Reddy say. If citizens like her, the youth, do not seek change, people will start to move out of the democratic set-up altogether. Mrs. Kavitha Reddy, B.PAC’s B.CLIP leader felt it her responsibility to fight the growing negativism about politics among the youth.

By |2020-07-10T17:34:56+05:30November 10th, 2017|Categories: B.CLIP|0 Comments

Creating an Innovative Karnataka

Karnataka State and Bengaluru City have been fortunate to have the IT industry as an engine of growth for the last 25 years. Today the IT industry has over 15 Lakh employed here, more than 25000 companies of which around 7,000 are startups, an export revenue of 45b$, more than 450 research labs with over 400 Fortune 500 companies getting their work done here. Bengaluru has over 125,000 chip testers and designers, the largest in the world with over 200 chip design companies even though India has no Fab. Bengaluru has more than 20000 automotive software engineers and designers, more than 10000 aeronautical engineers and designers. Lately over 500 start ups using AI and ML have come up with India’s first Fund for AI/ML being started here.

By |2020-07-10T17:35:38+05:30November 2nd, 2017|Categories: B.CLIP, B.PAC|0 Comments