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Message from the CEO

Dear all,

You may all know about Electronics City's comprehensive solid waste management (SWM) strategy. Over the last few years, SWM at E-city has come a long way with 74 companies signing up with ELCITA for destination bound processing of waste and about 3 tons of waste per day coming to the waste collection centre.

In order to take this effort to the next level, ELCITA is organising a workshop on SWM to understand best practices and share learnings.

Members will get together on 16th February 2016 at Hotel Radha Regent, and interact with government officials, industry experts and solution providers. Invitees include Subodh Yadav, BBMP Special Commissioner, SWM, Muni Raju, Joint Commissioner, Bommanahalli Zone – BBMP, Nalini Shekar, Co-Founder, Hasirudala, and Dr. S.R. Maley, Eco Save Mumbai (an expert who has pioneered and implemented low cost landfill restoration projects.

Please email
subhan@elcita.in for more details and registration.

I am also happy to share that Nikad India, a pioneer in financial outsourcing, helped clean the private land on the Perkinn Road to East Phase toll gate. ELCITA has now fenced the area, deployed security guards, and planted saplings to prevent any further littering.

* Land at East Phase - Before Cleaning
* Land at East Phase - After Cleaning
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New waste collection vehicle commissioned
Seen this vehicle going around Electronics City?

Next time if your company is looking for waste disposal, contact us and we'll send this vehicle for waste collection. ELCITA also uses this vehicle for the regular cleaning of roads in the estate.
ELCITA Works update
* Y Junction Road Asphalting
* E-City Survey
Completed
  • Improvement work – Bus stop for BMTC below fly over – Completed (West Phase)
  • Providing & laying Kerbstone from Tescom to Veerasandra Village Road (East Phase)
  • Providing and laying of Asphalting using 60/70 grade bitumen
    • From Haritha IT to Fire Station Road (West Phase)
    • From Wipro Avenue 4th cross to Wipro Avenue 5th cross road via Y-junction (West Phase)
    • Below Flyover (West Phase)
    • From Tescom to Veerasandra Village Road (East Phase)
  • Road Maintenance work – Pothole filling at various locations of Electronics City (West Phase)
  • Tree root removing all round Infosys Hirandhani Building
  • Construction of Compound wall for 300 KLD STP (West Phase)
  • Breaking the concrete foundation base along Wipro Neeladri road (West Phase)
  • Construction of 20 feet deep well Rainwater Harvesting Pit at various locations – Completed (West Phase & East Phase)
  • 12  E-Toilets Installed (West Phase & East Phase)
In progress
  • Construction of Drains, laying of Pavers, Kerb stones and Drain cover slabs
    • From Wipro Gate 5 to Wipro Gate 16 (West Phase)
    • From C-DOT to DMart Road Junction. (West Phase)
    • Along Bhavani Industries Road. (East Phase)
    • Along Quasitum Road. (East Phase)
    • From Tessolve to Edizi Tools. (East Phase)
    • Along Svenska (West Phase)
    • Along Cyient (West Phase)
  • Design, Execution and Construction of 300KLD Conventional STP in Plot No. 3 (P) in ELCIA land. (West Phase)
  • Property Inventory, Asset Management and Development of Web-based GIS Application Software for e-Governance and Management of Electronic City Industrial Township Authority (ELCITA), Bangalore. (West Phase & East Phase)
  • Supply & Erection of Steel shed for E-Waste center at SWM facility
  • Construction of foundation with MS fencing for Relocated RMU at Wipro Gate No 15 (West Phase)
  • Extension of  Existing column to raise the gate at the new drain level at Wipro Gate No 15. (West Phase)
  • Improvement of road geometry at WIPRO junction
    • Drawings are approved by WIPRO and vendor finalization for Construction of compound wall in progress
Tenders published
  • Providing and laying of asphalting using 60/70 grade bitumen from Wipro Gate 5 to Wipro Gate 16, Electronics City East Phase, Bangalore - 560 100.
Contracts Awarded
  • Skywalk
    • Contract Awarded to M/s mayaPRAXIS to provide Architectural & Structural feasibility report of Skywalk system for Electronics City West Phase
  • Construction of Drains, laying of Pavers, Kerb stones and Drain cover slabs
    • From Fire station to Canara bank road (West Phase)
  • Providing and laying of Asphalting using 60/70 grade bitumen
    • From C-DOT to D-Mart Road Junction
    • From Tessolve to Edizi Tools Road
Contracts on the Anvil
  • Proposed Concrete Road along Doddanagamangala Village – Approval awaited
  • Construction of Drains, laying of Pavers, Kerb stones and Drain cover slabs along
    • HP Avenue
    • TCS Road
News updates
Helmet compulsory for pillion riders
Pillion riders without helmets to be fined.

Dr MA Saleem, Additional Commissioner said, “The pillion should wear more seriously than the rider because the rider has an opportunity to know what is happening on the road but the pillion rider is a helpless victim. It will be Rs. 100 for first offence and Rs. 300 for subsequent offences. But third offence we are going to impound the driver's license.”

He also added, “People should understand that helmets are for their own good and not for the police.. Also, pillions below the age of 12 years are exempted.” It is also to be noted that the pillion helmet rule will be extended to entire Karnataka‬ from Feb 1.
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Satellite Town Ring Road (STRR) - Soon to connect five major satellite towns
Minister for Bengaluru Development K.J.George said, "It will connect Hoskote, Devanahalli, Ramanagaram, Kanakapura, and Doddaballapur and the total length of the roads would be 380km." He also proposed a Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) between KR Puram and the Central Silk Board. A Metro proposal between the two locations is also being considered.
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Karnataka's heli-tourism plan
The state government is planning to showcase its heli-tourism project for the first time at the Invest in Karnataka, Department of Industries and Commerce, the Global Investors Meet from February 3-5 to attract investors.
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Bangalore team wins Enable Makeathon
Mobility India team from Bengaluru, which worked on a low-cost, prefabricated twin device to help correct the posture of children with cerebral palsy, emerged winners of Enable Makeathon organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
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e-citizen
I’m working in a print shop at Electronics City for the last 1.5 years. I commute to work every day from Vivek Nagar which is about 27 kms away, and I feel that the bus connectivity to Electronics City is really good.

I feel good and happy with my job. Ever since I entered the printing industry 4 years ago, it has been an incredible learning experience. I have completed my Diploma in Hotel Management and I worked in the Taj for 6 months. I joined my office as ‘Print Consultant’ and recently I got promoted as ‘Shift Manager’.

My hobbies are reading books and playing sports. I love Electronics City and I see people speaking different languages every day. It’s always a nice feeling to see and meet people from all background and culture.

* e-citizen is a series that portrays different facets of people working in Electronics City.

 
DID YOU KNOW?

There are a whopping 355 buses to ‪Electronics City‬ serving more than 3 lakh commuters every day!
 
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