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ಹಿಂದೆ ಬಳಸುತ್ತಿದ ಪ್ಯಾರಾಫಿನ್ ಅಥವಾ ಸೀಮೆ ಎಣ್ಣೆ ದೀಪಗಳು ನಮಗೀಗ ಪ್ರಾಚೀನ ವಸ್ತುಗಳಂತೆ ಅನಿಸಬಹುದು. ಆದರೆ ನಮ್ಮ ಹಿರಿತಲೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಅದು ತುಂಬಾ ಚಿರಪರಿಚಿತ ವಸ್ತು, ನಮಗೆ ಅದು ನಮ್ಮ ಸಂಗ್ರಹಗಳ ಸಾಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಅಪರೂಪವಾದ ವಸ್ತುವಾಗಿ ಒಂದು ಸಣ್ಣ ಜಾಗವನ್ನು ಪಡೆಯುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸೀಮಿತವಾಗಿವೆ.

By |2020-08-04T18:29:15+05:30August 4th, 2020|Categories: B.PROUD|0 Comments

Belagithu Bengaluru – A Brief History of Bengaluru’s “Illuminated” Past

We have come a long way from the days of the now antiquated paraffin or kerosene lamps. Though our grandparents might be very familiar with these lighting relics, their existence has now been relegated to only occupying a small space in our storage or as a curio on display. 

By |2020-08-03T15:24:57+05:30August 3rd, 2020|Categories: B.PROUD|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 [...]

Property Tax Collection in Bengaluru

Property Tax is arguably the most important source of revenue for local municipal bodies. It is the only major source of revenue for such governing bodies and the only one which has the potential to grow as the city grows. The justification for charging a hefty property tax is based on two reasons.  One pays property tax because they have [...]

By |2020-06-23T18:32:16+05:30July 17th, 2019|Categories: B.PAC, B.PROUD, Making Bengaluru Better, Participatory Democracy Program|0 Comments

Bengaluru Heritage: Nageshwara Temple, Begur

“You don’t stumble upon your heritage. It’s there, just waiting to be explored and shared” (stated by Robbie Robertson) Here’s a piece of our heritage in Bengaluru that dates back to almost 1000 years. Unfortunately, we turned a blind eye towards it. “The Nageshvara Temple, Begur” is the heritage structure we are referring to. The Panchalinga (five Shiva lingas) in the temple marks its distinctive feature.

By |2020-07-10T17:32:40+05:30November 25th, 2017|Categories: B.PROUD, Culture and Heritage|0 Comments

How Technology can Empower Farmers

Correlation between economic opportunities and spread of technology is a well established principle around the world. India, with its exponential rise in the use of wireless telephony matched with rural penetration is on a cusp to provide this economic access to the rural populace. Particularly heartening is the Government’s stated objective to provide broadband digital access through various policy interventions. [...]

By |2020-07-03T11:53:27+05:30July 16th, 2016|Categories: B.PROUD|0 Comments