According to the recent survey jointly conducted by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Janaagraha Center for Citizenship and Democracy, the citizens of Bangalore have given top priority for providing better roads and footpaths. The responses were sought by seeking public feedback on the ‘My City My Budget’ initiative held on October 3 where in the citizens were required to choose from available 11 category and 80 subcategories.

The survey saw 59,451 responses, of which 38 percent votes were given to roads and footpaths, while health and sanitation followed the list with respective 18 percent and 12 percent votes.

The inputs were sought through campaigns such as organising Budget Bus, conducting workshops with the communities and online campaigns on the official website.

Commenting on this, Padmavathi, Mayor shared that these responses will be taken into consideration will presenting the next year’s budget. Further adding to this, Manjunath Prasad, Commissioner, BBMP shared that there have been overwhelming and thoughtful responses provided by the citizens.